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Cruise Ship Phrases and Vocabulary

parts of a cruise ship

Learning to Navigate Your Way Around Your Ship

There is a lot more to finding your way around ship than saying take a left at the pizza shop and a right past the casino. Ships have specific names for locations, and it’s important to learn them.

  • Bow: The forward (or front) of the ship. Fore and forward both refer to “towards” the bow.
  • Stern or Aft: The back (aft-most) of the ship
  • Port: When you are facing the bow (front) of the ship, the port side is on your left.
  • Starboard: When you are facing the bow (front) of the ship, the starboard side is on your right.
  • Bridge: The bridge is usually located in the bow of the ship and is the command center, which is manned by the captain and officers.
  • Decks: The deck is the floor/s of your ship.
  • Galley: The galley is the ship’s kitchen and where food is prepared. Some large ships may have more than one galley.
  • Muster Station: This is the specific meeting spot for passengers when emergencies or evacuations occur. There may be a safety drill given here. You’ll have the location of your muster station in your stateroom.
  • Cabin or Stateroom: This is your living and sleeping quarters while on your cruise ship. Today’s staterooms can be quite luxurious.
  • Lido: This is the location of a swimming pool and its facilities.
  • Gangway: The gangway is where you enter or exit the ship while docked.

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