Captain Sandy Yawn is one of the most respected captains in her respective field. She had work experience in the yachting business for over three decades. From a young age, she knew that she always wanted her career revolving around the ocean since she grew up around the boats and seas. However, she didn’t get discouraged from making her career in yachting when she discovered it to be a male-dominated field.
Further, she became a household name when she appeared in the Bravo TV’s reality television show ‘Below Deck Mediterranean’. Additionally, she emerged as a philanthropist and an avid supporter and advocate of the Jacksonville School for Autism. Wanna discover more information on her personal and professional life” Then keep on scrolling below.
Caption: The American reality television personality, Captain Sandy Yawn.
Captain Sandy Yawn: Bio, Family, Career
Yawn was born on 23 February 1964 in Brandon, Florida, the United States of America. She grew up in hardworking and supportive parents whose identity not revealed in the media. She has a nationality of America and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. While growing up, most of her childhood spent around the boats. Through which she had interested in having a career that revolved around the seas and boats.
Regarding her education, she finished her schooling from a local school in Brandon. After that, she went on to join the Maritime professional training institute from where she acquired training on marine. As of now, she has worked over three decades as a freelancer at the sea, mostly as a Yacht Captain.
To fulfill her dream, she overcame all the traditional stereotypes regarding sexism. AS now we can see that she has a successful career achieving All Oceans License award by the US coast guard and ‘Master of Oceans Certificate’ as well. Because of her work experience, the Bravo TV also hired Sandy to captain the Yacht Sirrocco in the second season of the show ‘Below Deck Mediterranean’.
Captain Sandy Yawn: Personal Life & Partner
The Yacht captain has admitted openly Lesbian and often spotted with her girlfriend in the public. She is dating her girlfriend Leah Shafer whom she met through Facebook and confirmed a love at first sight. Further, Sandy moved to Denver from Los Angeles to live with her love. Leah is a 45-years-old gospel singer, recording artist, and Boutique owner. The duo might have married by the end of 2019 but has not revealed information on it.
Both confirmed their relationship through their Instagram accounts. Unfortunately, her girlfriend recently diagnosed with the early signs of breast cancer in 2019. Moreover, she is planning to undergo a double mastectomy which will help her to stop the further formation of cancer. Previously, Yawn reported being a stage II kidney cancer survivor. She underwent laparoscopic surgery to remove a tumor a few years ago.
Moreover, her current partner was previously married to the television personality, Ross Shafer. They exchanged vows after dating for several years. The ex-couple had also adopted a daughter named Lauren Rae in 2006.
Caption: Captain Sandy Yawn and girlfriend Leah Shafer
Source: Daily Mail
Captain Sandy Yawn: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Having a successful career, on top of that, she appeared in the Bravo-TV show, she surely making a good amount of money from it. Therefore, her net worth must have an estimation of around $500 thousand earning from her career. In addition, she has bought a Colorado apartment which decorated with a full of meaningful decor.
She has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. On Facebook, she has an account @BelowDeckCaptSandy with more than 62.4k followers. She has an Instagram account @captainsandrayawn with 358k followers. On Twitter, she goes by the handle @CaptSandyYawn with 110.1k followers.
Captain Sandy Yawn: Body Measurements
The famous television personality is a strong and hardworking person having a great physique. Her well-maintained body stands to a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60 kg. She has black eyes color with blonde hair color.