Capt. Lee, Kate and Ashton are joined by six new crew members aboard M/Y Valor, as they explore the waters of Thailand; as first-time bosun, Ashton struggles with managing a crew of his own; Kevin stresses out while preparing a high-stakes dinner.
The crew pulls off a once-in-a-lifetime dinner, but Kevin is left with doubts about Kate's standard of service; Courtney is not impressed with her fellow crew members' behavior; Brian makes a mistake; Ashton crosses a line with a junior crew member.
Guests Helen Hoey and Richard Fiore return, but it's their friends who take center stage; Kevin confronts Simone; Abbi continues to struggle; Kevin scrambles to put together a seafood extravaganza; Capt. Lee is less than impressed with dinner.
Charter guest Brandy continues to stress out the entire crew with her intoxicated shenanigans, culminating in an emergency beach rescue; Brian breaks an expensive piece of equipment; Tanner gets stood up for a date; Kevin insults Capt. Lee.
Kevin pulls out all the stops with a 10-course tasting menu to impress Lee; a charter group of thirsty single women arrives and requests a provocative show; as frustrations run high, Ashton attempts to reel in a checked-out Abbi.
The crew deals with the fallout from Abbi's impulsive decision to leave the boat; Tanner tries to work through a stomach sickness; Kevin makes a risky dinner menu choice; as Brian and Courtney's romance begins to bloom, Ashton flirts with two women.
Florida State University alumni charter guests arrive, and they're more than ready to mingle with the crew; Simone becomes distracted by her new crush; Courtney grows closer to Brian as she tends to his wounded knee; Lee announces Abbi's replacement.
The new deckhand arrives; Ashton tries to integrate the new teammate with the deck crew, but his efforts are wasted after an explosive crew night out; when a charter guest is inappropriate toward Simone, Kate is forced to confront the issue head on.
Rhylee jeopardizes her job after a dramatic first night out; Tanner gossips about his relationship with Simone as things heat up between them; Capt. Lee tells Brian to go to the hospital; Simone confronts Kate about her job duties as second stew.
The crew members bond over a trip to an elephant sanctuary, but Kate's attitude pushes them to the brink; Simone learns Tanner has been gossiping about their relationship; the others realize they can't trust Rhylee; Capt. Lee witnesses dysfunction.
Tanner gives Simone mixed signals; Kate promotes Courtney to second stew; the crew rallies for returning guests Master Pearson and Lady Tiernan, but a broken fan in the galley and rough seas threaten to ruin the trip.
Ashton cancels a beach picnic which throws the boat into chaos; Rhylee and Ashton butt heads; Brian takes Coutney out on a date; the crew goes to the resort town of Patong on Phuket Island; after a night of drinking, Kate makes a dramatic decision.
Capt. Lee and the others wake up to discover that Kate has quit; Simone and Courtney try to maintain order; Ashton doesn't remember his actions from the previous night; charter guest drama ensues when the primary's cousin refuses to share her cabin.
Kevin chafes under the criticism of charter guest Justine who is a professional chef; Kate returns and interferes in the deck team's drama; Ashton flirts with a guest; the deck crew's frustrations with Rhylee reach an all-time high.
Reality star Alexis Bellino ("The Real Housewife of Orange County") and her beau come aboard Valor; Capt. Lee comes to a decision about Rhylee's future; Ashton invites guests to join the crew for a night out; Kate invites Tanner to a sleep-over.
Tanner and Kate's flirtations become more obvious to the crew; Rhylee continues to feel ostracized by the deck crew that tried to get her fired; after a short-lived reconciliation, Brian and Courtney are on the outs again.
Capt. Lee calls a staff meeting to address the previous night's debauchery; Brian refuses to apologize for his behavior; Kate's patience is tested by sports journalist Jemele Hill; Kevin and Kate butt heads over their final beach picnic.
Kate sets Kevin up for failure by allowing him to present an erotic cake; Capt. Lee arranges a party on a private beach for the crew's final night; Courtney and Brian try to resolve their issues; Tanner tries to woo Kate; Kevin confronts Kate.
In Part One, Andy sits with Captain Lee and the Valor crew to discuss Season seven's issues; Simone questions Kate's management technique; Chef Kevin opens up and the crew spills the tea.
In Part Two, Andy rejoins the Valor crew to discuss Ashton and Kate's horrifying fight in the van, the dysfunctional crew dynamic and Rhylee's anxiety with the deckhands.