Captain Lee Explains Why He Didn’t Fire Andrew Sturby From Season 2 of ‘Below Deck’
Deckhand is a term used to describe a Andrew Sturby from Season 2 of Below Deck was one of the youngest deckhands in the show’s history, and he even lied on his résumé to secure the position. Even though Captain Lee Rosbach realized Sturby wasn’t up to the job, he didn’t terminate him right away.
In his season 2 blog, Rosbach wrote, “I’m not sure if Andrew is salvageable, but dismissing him after four days seems a bit premature.” “It would help if he didn’t act like he knows what he’s doing when he truly doesn’t. Andrew appears to be walking out on the short end of an even shorter stick, as far as I can tell. It’s possible that there’s more to this than meets the eye.”
The Season 2 cast of ‘Below Deck’ was furious. Andrew Sturby was given a split of the tip.
While Rosbach maintained a wait-and-see attitude toward Sturby at first, the crew was prepared for him to leave very quickly. They claimed that he didn’t do his fair share of the work and were upset when he received an equal share of the first charter’s gratuity.
“I know that when the tips were distributed, the crew was dissatisfied with my decision to keep Andrew instead of giving him his one-way ticket home from Capt. Lee’s Travel Agency, dubbed ‘Outta Here,’” Rosbach stated. “It’s my decision, and firing someone and sending them packing is never easy. As a result, I decided to give him the benefit of the doubt and give him another chance. We all know my feelings about second chances, but it’s my decision, and it’s my fault if I’m wrong.”
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“Mistake, maybe?” Rosbach was perplexed. “But I don’t want to throw in the towel too early and regret it later on when we… This story is a short summary. Hope you enjoyed.