‘Below Deck’: Can Robert Phillips and James Hough handle working under a female lead? Fans cheer Izzy Wouters

Eddie Lucas may have made mistakes in Season 3 but he is a changed man now. He is quite a bosun and an approachable one at that, which made Izzy Wouters’s job as a new entrant to the team easier. She was learning faster and adapting quicker when she first joined the deck crew. Izzy was never an interiors person. She always thought she’d be better off cleaning the deck and learning the technical aspects of yachting rather than serving alcohol to demanding guests. 

After struggling for a bit and checking with Captain Lee Rosbach, she was transferred to Eddie’s team, where she really blossomed with time. There were multiple occasions during which Eddie had one-on-one chats with her, where he praised her for doing good work.

In this week’s episode, the bosun was certain he wanted to truly reward Izzy for her efforts. Remember she had fallen sick last

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‘Below Deck’: Who is Joshua Rosbach? Here’s why Captain Lee broke down over guest’s tragic tale about addiction

‘Below Deck’ Season 8 is turning out to be a tense season for Captain Lee Rosbach. Usually, a captain doesn’t have to get involved in what the guests are up to and how the crew is handling their over-reaching demands. But this time, it’s been different. 

He has had to intervene when a drunk guest jumped into the water despite repeated warnings, and then there was chef Rachel Hargrove’s drunken spiel that James Hough was subjected to. The next morning, everyone felt the repercussions, including the Captain who checked in with chief stewardess Francesca Rubi asking why no one was helping the chef out with the produce?

When he learned of Rachel’s drinking problem, he was immediately reminded of his son Joshua Rosbach, who lost the battle with addiction. Fans were moved to tears to hear his heartbreaking story. Unfortunately, he gets reminded of Joshua’s death one more time when

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Get feedback on your pitch deck from tech leaders on Extra Crunch Live

Extra Crunch Live 2.0 launches next week! Among several improvements, we’re thrilled to ramp up the Pitch Deck Teardown.


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In short, folks can submit their pitch decks to get feedback from investors and founders alike.

The importance of the pitch deck can’t be underestimated. It is often the first point of contact between a company and venture investors, but how investors consume a pitch deck (and what they really think) is also a bit of a black box.

Are they speed-flipping through the slides or taking their time? Do they prefer more information on the team or context on the industry? More numbers or more words? How many slides is the right number of slides?

There are too many questions to count, and often very few answers. But we’re popping the lid off of that black box with the Pitch Deck Teardown. We’ve done Pitch Deck Teardowns

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Better Tech, Better Deck | Professional Builder

Although homeowners love the look and feel of traditional wood decking, more and more of them have been choosing composites. The evidence for that trend isn’t just anecdotal: a 2019 market study by Principia, a consulting firm serving the building products industry, found that composites already account for the majority of decking sold in the Northeast and are gaining in other parts of the U.S. as well. (1) 

What’s driving that growth? The answer is that more homeowners, contractors and dealers than ever are coming to understand the edge that composites have over wood decking. You could describe composites’ growth as supported by a three-legged stool consisting of performance, aesthetic and cost advantages.


Enhanced Performance 

Homeowners may not be familiar with all the ways in which composite decking’s performance has improved, but these improvements make it more appealing than ever. As an example, look at the technological improvements TimberTech AZEK

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