Captain Sandy Yawn, 58, and Leah Schafer, 49, are engaged! The Beneath Deck Mediterranean star popped the query to her accomplice of 5 years throughout a romantic date, she revealed to E! Information on Monday. “I've been occupied with marrying Leah for years,” she instructed the outlet whereas speaking in regards to the proposal. “I knew from the minute I met her, however the timing needed to be proper. I wished to ensure we may really do life collectively first.”
Sandy additional revealed that though they bought engaged final weekend, she had been occupied with asking Leah to marry her since April. As soon as she determined to ask her, she made positive she made it very particular within the methods Leah wished. “Leah wished the fairytale, and to me, Leah represents class,” she defined. “I deliberate a ship journey to an exquisite cove. I had it embellished with flowers with a path to a small desk accompanied by three violinists the place we may sit and have a small date.”
Though she was nervous, Sandy went forward with the proposal proper after they arrived. “I actually couldn't wait!” she exclaimed. “I shared my imaginative and prescient checklist of affection I had written and wished, then bought on one knee. Then, she mentioned ‘sure!’ The look on her face was priceless, and my coronary heart exploded! It was stuffed past capability of something I may ever think about. One way or the other I really feel nearer than I did earlier than, and I can’t clarify it. There's an vitality that I've by no means skilled in my life. I like her past; as Leah says Yawn past.”
Sandy and Leah’s engagement comes after they first began relationship again in 2018. The previous beforehand revealed that the latter first reached out to her on Fb that very same yr. “She despatched me a pleasant message that mentioned, ‘I got here throughout your present, congratulations, many blessings,'” she instructed Cheat Sheet in 2019.
The smitten star additionally gushed over their “non secular” connection. “It was like a non secular connection to start with. She has a ardour for uplifting by way of music and the youth. And damaged individuals and so do I coming from the gospel trade,” she mentioned. “That’s what introduced us collectively. After which, after all, the attraction and falling in love with an exquisite soul and figuring out you wish to be with somebody without end. I’ve by no means felt that method earlier than.”