El sentido de la urgencia

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GLOSSARY OF NAUTICAL TERMS

ABOARD Onboard; the opposite of ashore. Used when referring to being or doing something on the ship.

Abandon Ship – An imperative to leave the vessel immediately, usually in the face of some imminent danger
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ACCOMMODATION A guest's stateroom, cabin, or suite.
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ADVENTURE OCEAN Royal Caribbean's program for young guests age 6 months to 17 years.
[pic]AFT The stern or rear of a ship.
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AIR ARRANGEMENTS Your air transportation to and from the port and ground transportation between the airport and the port.

Alongside – By the side of a ship or pier.

Amidships (or midships) – In the middle portion of ship, along the line of the keel.

Anchor – An object designed to prevent or slow the drift of a ship, attached to the ship by a lineor chain; typically a metal, hook like, object designed to grip the bottom under the body of water.
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ASHORE On the beach, shore or land.

Aye, aye – Reply to an order or command to indicate that it, firstly, is heard; and, secondly, is understood and will be carried out. ("Aye, aye, sir" to officers)

BEAM Breadth of a ship at its widest point.
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BERTH A place where a ship docksor anchors.
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BEVERAGE WAIVER Authorization by a parent or guardian for an 18-20 year-old guest to consume beer and wine.
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BOW The front or forward area of a ship.

Bridge – A structure above the weather deck, extending the full width of the vessel, which houses a command centre, itself called by association, the bridge.

CABIN A guest's living quarters on a ship. Also known as aStateroom.
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CAPTAIN'S CLUB Celebrity Cruise Line's loyalty program.
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CATEGORY The price level of a guest's room based on location, size, and amenities.
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CONCIERGE CLUB A complimentary service for certain guests that provides assistance with any special requests.
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COURTESY HOLD Allows you to hold your reservation for 24 hours. To keep the reservation, you will need tomake a minimum payment.
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CROWN & ANCHOR SOCIETY Royal Caribbean's loyalty program.
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CRUISE CARE A program offering cash reimbursement if you cancel your cruise for a covered reason.
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CRUISE CREDITS Points earned for cruising with Royal Caribbean that determine your membership level in the Crown & Anchor Society.
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CRUISE FARE The price of a cruise excluding all extras feessuch as taxes, port charges, airfare, gratuities, etc.
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CRUISE HISTORY An online record of a guest’s past cruises and future reservations.
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CRUISE TICKET CONTRACT (CTC) The document containing the limits on the rights of passengers.
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CRUISETOUR A combination of an exciting cruise vacation and land tour.
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CUSTOM AIR A service provided for a nominal fee where guestsmay make special air requests including preferred airline, specific times and premium-class seats.

DEBARKATION Exiting a ship.
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DECK The horizontal platform that extends from one side of a ship to the other.
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DECK PLAN An overhead map illustrating stateroom and public area locations.
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DRAFT The depth of a ship's keel below the waterline.

EMBARK To board a ship.

FINALPAYMENT Payment of the full cruise fare plus any necessary or agreed-upon extras, such as taxes, or air add-on, prior to the issuance of related travel documents.
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FIRST SEATING The earlier of the two meal times in a ship's main dining room(s).
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FISHER-PRICE PLAYGROUPS Interactive play sessions for 6- to 36-month olds.
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FORWARD Toward the fore or bow (front) of a ship.GANGWAY An opening in the ship through which passengers may board.

Galley – the kitchen of the ship
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GOLD ANCHOR SERVICE Royal Caribbean's friendly and personable service that makes guests cruise more memorable.

Global Positioning System – (GPS) A satellite based radionavigation system providing continuous worldwide coverage. It provides navigation, position, and timing information to...
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