Sandy Yawn

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Full Name Sandy Yawn
Age 55 Years Old
Nick Name Sandy
Gender Female
Famous As Reality Star
Birth Date July 07, 1965
Birth Place Bradenton, Florida, USA

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About Sandy Yawn

Sandy Yawn is an American yacht captain and television actor. She is best known for appearing on the  Bravo TV reality series, Below Deck Mediterranean. It is the spin-off series of Below Deck. The series chronicles the lives of the crew members who work and reside aboard on a mega-yacht during charter season. Yawn entered the second season of the series as the captain of the yacht. She is one of the popular yacht captains in the world, having gathered over 30 years in the yachting industry. She has been leading the captaincy of the yacht for several years. She has chartered yachts from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf for a long time. She is one of the few female captains in the yachting industry.

Yawn was born on 23 February 1965. She holds an American nationality. She was born in Fort Lauderdale in the United States. She belongs to White ethnicity. Her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Regarding her educational background, she studied professional marine training from Maritime Professional Training School. 

Yawn stands at a height of 1.7 m i.e. 5 feet and 7‌ inches tall. She has a body weight of approximately 132 lbs i.e. 60 kg. She has an average body build. Her bra size is 32B, whereas her shoe size is 6 (US). She has dark brown eyes and her hair color is blonde.

She has over 95.5k followers on her Twitter handle @CaptSandyYawn. On Instagram, she has over 296k followers. And on Facebook, she has over 37k followers. 

Sandy Yawn crew

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Career

  • Sandy Yawn has been in the yachting industry for over 30 years.
  • She has been the captain of her yacht for a long time.
  • She has chartered yachts from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf. 
  • She was later cast on the second season on the Bravo TV reality series, Below Deck Mediterranean.
  • The series is the spin-off series of Below Deck and it chronicles the crew members who work and reside aboard on a mega-yacht during charter season. 
  • The second season of the series premiered in May 2017.
  • Yawn had been the captain of the yacht since the series's second season.
  • The third season of the series premiered in May 2018.
  • The fourth season of the series premiered in June 2019.
  • The fifth season of the series premiered on 1 June 2020. 
  • One of the crew members, Pete Hunziker who served as a lead deckhand was fired from the series on 17th June 2020 due to his racial post on social media. 

Sandy Yawn dating

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Sandy Yawn Partner

Sandy Yawn is openly gay. She is not married yet. Her sexual orientation is lesbian. She has been in a relationship with Leah Shafer for a long time. They reportedly started dating in late 2018. They frequently share their pictures on their social media handle. Leah is a gospel singer, entrepreneur and skincare expert. 

Yawn herself is a cancer survivor and her girlfriend Yawn was also diagnosed with possible cancer. She was diagnosed with lobular carcinoma in situ (LCS) in 2019. After undergoing lumpectomy in October 2019, her pre-cancerous cysts in her right breast area was removed. She was later announced cancer-free. 

Shafer was previously married to Ross Shafer and shares a daughter with him.

Sandy Yawn Salary

Sandy Yawn is one of the reputed captains in the yachting industry. She has been working in the industry for over 30 years, of which she has led the voyage as captain for years. As a leader of the yacht, she makes quite an income. Her salary is reported anywhere between $120,000 and $210,000, according to the cheat sheet. Her professional career has been featured on the Bravo tv reality series, Below Deck Mediterranean. She has been featured on the series since its second season in May 2017. Her net worth is estimated at $1 million.