Featured Guest: Captain Sandy Yawn

Episode Information

This week on Forbes Books podcast, we have a unique guest who learned to lead in an unusual setting – the high seas. Captain Sandy Yawn, star of Bravo’s Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean, shares her leadership journey through her 30-year career in the maritime industry in her new book, “Be the Calm or Be the Storm”. In the book, Captain Sandy details the lessons she learned both on the water and in life, offering a fresh perspective on leadership.

About Captain Sandy: A Fort Lauderdale native with over three decades of yachting experience under her belt, Captain Sandy Yawn is one of the most respected captains in the industry. A renowned super yacht captain and mentor in the yachting industry, Yawn is always looking to support crew members to reach their full potential. Sandy knew she wanted her career to revolve around the ocean from an early age and wasn’t discouraged when she discovered yachting to be a male-dominated field. Knowing the difficulties that come with leading an entire team while providing five-star service, she makes it her mission to know everything and every department on the boat.