The BEST Episodes of Below Deck Sailing Yacht

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 5, 2021

Network: Bravo

Capt. Glenn Shephard and his crew set sail in a luxury sailing yacht to explore the crystal-clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea. The physicality of working on a sailing yacht brings new challenges to these young, attractive and adventurous yachties who are ready to work hard and play harder.

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Nip N Slide

#1 - Nip N Slide

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired May 24, 2021

The cat fight continues as the guests gut each other over lunch. Later that night, Daisy pulls together a mermaid-themed dinner while Jean-Luc dons glittery leggings and serves himself up as dessert.

star 8.00
44 votes
No Shirt, No Clue, Big Problems

#2 - No Shirt, No Clue, Big Problems

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired May 31, 2021

Tired of his crew making simple mistakes, Captain Glenn keeps an unwavering eye on them. A Women’s Empowerment Dinner takes a strange turn when the women involved can’t stop tearing each other down. Sydney and Colin bring the mood back up when they perform an original song for the guests.

star 8.00
36 votes
Nookie Mistake

#3 - Nookie Mistake

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 8, 2021

Deckhand Jean-Luc tries to rebound after an accident, but his inability to sleep interferes with his attitude; the crew gives the guests a lot to mullet over as they plan an 80s party; the crew goes wild during their first night off.

star 7.85
71 votes
Panic on a Track

#4 - Panic on a Track

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 26, 2021

The deck team spring into action when a surge of wind pushes Parsifal toward the dock; Dani has a panic attack while under sail; Colin receives heartbreaking news from home; Alli feels the pressure to address Sydney's dirty laundry.

star 7.78
51 votes
Crash Boom Bang!

#5 - Crash Boom Bang!

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired May 10, 2021

The crew is excited to enjoy a much-need day off together, but things get touchy when the couples' PDA goes on full display; amidst the lovers vs non-lovers quarrel, Sydney drops bombs that re-ignite Daisy and Gary's feud; high winds cause trouble.

star 7.69
52 votes
Total Ship Show

#6 - Total Ship Show

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 17, 2021

Glenn reels in the aftermath of the boat crash. After assessing the damage, the crew does their best to get the boat - and their mindset - into charter-ready condition… but a high-maintenance group of female guests only sends the crew further into a spiral.

star 7.69
45 votes
Smoldering Secrets

#7 - Smoldering Secrets

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 15, 2021

A hungover Parsifal crew tries to piece together what they did the night before. Dani does some sleuthing while Gary and Sydney downplay their hookup. Daisy’s frustration with the deck team ratchets up when she discovers they’ve been using guest areas that have already been cleaned.

star 7.69
67 votes
Running on Fumes

#8 - Running on Fumes

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 1, 2021

The first charter gets rocky when the guests get in a drunken personal fight; the next morning, the guests' excitement to sail puts Daisy and Natasha at odds over serving breakfast on heel; Jean-Luc realizes he may have lost two guests at sea.

star 7.68
75 votes
Hollandaze and Bustiers

#9 - Hollandaze and Bustiers

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 29, 2021

Natasha stays motivated but finds it nearly impossible to keep the galley afloat as Primary Barrie gives her hell at each meal. Gary can’t get any one-on-one time with Alli with Sydney hovering nearby. A beach picnic turns into a fiasco when the tender breaks, leaving nine guests stranded on shore.

star 7.61
64 votes
Cake Shock

#10 - Cake Shock

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 19, 2021

Natasha is frustrated with Daisy’s constructive criticism, so she whips up a show-stopping dessert that has the guests raving and leaves Daisy speechless. Gary and Colin play blackjack croupiers for the guests. But it’s all fun and games until JL leaves Colin high and dry.

star 7.61
56 votes
No Bra, No Shoes, Bad Service

#11 - No Bra, No Shoes, Bad Service

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 23, 2020

Adam and Jenna can’t see eye-to-eye on where their relationship stands, and their epic fight on the flybridges is a buzzkill for the rest of the crew. Ciara tries to manage Parker, but he resents her bossiness. When the two come to blows, Captain Glenn takes notice, and calls the deck team for a meeting. Despite feeling overwhelmed with work, Madison finds time to fall harder for Parker. In the wake of their first fight, Adam and Jenna find themselves on shaky ground. Parker botches a beach stakeout, and Madison and Ciara blunder the picnic setup and suffer Jenna’s wrath.

star 7.61
104 votes
Regatta Go!

#12 - Regatta Go!

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired May 25, 2020

On the season finale, an uncomfortable drug search on Parsifal III casts a dark cloud over the final charter and sends the crew into panic mode; the crew scrambles to pull together a sailing regatta, but still wonder if they'll get a tip.

star 7.59
101 votes
Oof! I Did It Again

#13 - Oof! I Did It Again

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 9, 2020

Paget’s patience runs out when he’s left to pick up the slack after Parsifal crashes into the dock. A new charter of men from Long Island set sail in all of their champagne-sabering, chest-bumping glory, and the crew scrambles to meet their loud and incessant demands. Adam goes into beast mode while trying to cook for the bros, but he gets comfortable with Jenna, who wants more from their relationship. The guests cruise beach bars for chicks but end up taking a dive in the drink. Madison must decide how to handle a charter guest that crosses the line. And Parker and Madison facilitate an out-of-control yacht party.

star 7.59
103 votes
Baby on Board

#14 - Baby on Board

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 24, 2020

Stews brace and dishes break as the last breakfast of charter is served on full tilt. To make matter worse, the deck team gets into choppy waters during a rough docking. Parker feels the strain of being on charter and his immaturity begins to show. On their night out, Paget continues to bond with the crew, particularly Georgia. Jenna comes down on Georgia’s laundry system and sends her away in tears. Then, Parsifal welcomes its youngest guest to date – a newborn. And baby talk permeates the yacht as Adam and Jenna’s relationship blossoms.

star 7.58
113 votes
Barrie'd Alive

#15 - Barrie'd Alive

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 22, 2021

The Parsifal crew is on edge waiting for the results to an important test. But when night falls, they make good use of their unexpected time off with a naughty game of Truth or Dare. When Sydney notices that flirtations between Alli and Gary are heating up, she takes matters into her own hands… but the results aren’t what she expected.

star 7.54
59 votes
The Scorning After

#16 - The Scorning After

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 12, 2021

Sydney goes all-in on Gary; Alli is pushed to her breaking point; a rowdy group of returning guests spells trouble; Dani and Jean-Luc get more intimate during the the night shift, and Sydney notices Jean-Luc's work is suffering as a result.

star 7.54
54 votes
Shmexual Shmension

#17 - Shmexual Shmension

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 2, 2020

Parsifal sails into strong winds with a baby on board as Glenn stumbles into awkward conversation with a flirtatious primary. Adam and Jenna’s relationship heats up which stokes the fires between the Jenna and her interior team. Madison gets frustrated when Jenna sends her to do a beach picnic setup with little notice, and Georgia piles laundry on Madison’s workload. Ciara and Parker get in a spat about deck duties, and Paget tries to mediate while the guests wait nearby. But everything comes to a head when Ciara discovers that the boat is crashing into the dock!

star 7.54
97 votes
Oooof There It Is

#18 - Oooof There It Is

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 16, 2020

After witnessing the guests have an out-of-control party, Captain Glenn stands his ground and sets limits on this testosterone-filled charter. Madison and Georgia are on different pages as they try to find their own ways to navigate Jenna’s demands. Adam critiques Parker’s cabin etiquette, which sends Parker over the edge. Paget and Georgia take a swim together, and Ciara catches them in a compromising position. Jenna and Adam can’t agree on the speed of their relationship, and it results in a heated disagreement on the dock.

star 7.53
95 votes
You Snooze, You Lose

#19 - You Snooze, You Lose

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired May 11, 2020

Jenna and Adam try to move forward in their strained relationship. When Jenna joins Adam for a nap on her break, Madison and Ciara pick up the slack in service, and Glenn takes notice. Chris gets injured handling a heavy water toy, and then Paget hurts himself as well, leaving Ciara to carry extra weight as the deck team limps toward the homestretch. After witnessing the lag in service this charter, Captain Glenn calls Jenna in for a meeting that may have lasting consequences.

star 7.52
103 votes
#Awkward

#20 - #Awkward

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 27, 2020

Jenna’s jealousy mounts as the charter guests continue to shamelessly flirt with Adam. Paget and Ciara can’t get on the same page, but Paget and Georgia are perfectly in tune. Adam makes a big romantic gesture for Jenna that backfires. And a shocking marriage proposal puts a relationship to the test.

star 7.50
107 votes
Knotty Knotty

#21 - Knotty Knotty

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 3, 2021

The interior pulls off a murder mystery dinner; an anchor tangle threatens to hold up the guests' departure; Gary and Alli openly express their affections; Jean-Luc and Gary argue about deck work; Dani and Alli take matters into their own hands.

star 7.50
52 votes
DOPE!

#22 - DOPE!

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 18, 2020

Captain Glenn confronts Jenna about her relationship with Adam. A doctor visits and delivers bad news that could end one crew member’s career. With drama swirling in all departments, Captain Glenn is further shocked to learn that someone may have brought illegal drugs onto the boat. A tough decision and an impending drug search threaten to bring the charter season screeching to an early end.

star 7.49
97 votes
My Big Fat Bleak Wedding

#23 - My Big Fat Bleak Wedding

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

The first charter of the season is underway, and Chief Stew Jenna is already feeling the pressure as she is tasked with planning an impromptu wedding for two drunk guests. First Mate Paget is trying to keep his cool and patience with his new deck team, including Ciara, his girlfriend of four years. Parker, an inexperienced deckhand, struggles to adjust to the posh world of yachting. Meanwhile, Captain Glenn attempts a risky maneuver while climbing the mast to fix a broken sail. During the first night out, two yachties have a steamy interaction that quickly makes their professional relationship personal.

star 7.48
114 votes
Throuple Trouble

#24 - Throuple Trouble

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 5, 2021

Daisy remains at odds with Gary and Natasha, feeling a lack of support from all directions. When Parsifal arrives in the picturesque port of Hvar, Captain Glenn and the deck team have to move quickly to pull off a challenging docking. Daisy jumps through hoops to plan an extravagant proposal for Barrie and Scott.

star 7.48
56 votes
The Birds

#25 - The Birds

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired May 4, 2020

A murder of crows in the mast stirs up seafaring superstitions that put the crew on edge and the boat on its side. Madison and Georgia friendship is pushed to the brink. While Paget and Chris begin a very British bromance, Adam keeps Jenna at a distance. Georgia attempts to get her mind off of Paget, but it’s not enough. Everyone’s issues are put in perspective when a group of hilariously heartwarming charter guests board to celebrate the life of a dear friend.

star 7.47
101 votes