Carnival Spirit

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Carnival Spirit was the first Spirit class cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Lines. The ships onboard facilities include Swimming in any of her 4 pools, Nautica Spa with Steam Rooms & Beauty Salon, Gymnasium which is fully equipped, Jogging Track - (15 laps equal 1 mile) Nobel Library has a huge selection of books for your reading enjoyment, Shopping in onboard Boutiques on Via Veneto , Crystal Card Room, Photo Gallery, The Fun Club - headquarters of the Camp Carnival Program, Huge 72 ft spiral water slide into a pool on Deck 11, Kids pool, 4Whirlpools, Organized onboard activities such as Ping Pong & Shuffleboard tournaments, Real Virtuality - arcade filled with state-of-the-art virtual reality games.

Carnival Spirit was christened on 27 april 2001 by American politician Elizabeth Dole, the ship embarked on her maiden voyage 2 days later.

The  Spirit also boasts a wedding chapel with all the facilities needed for a wedding-at-sea or if you are just renewing your vows.



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications


  • Size: Large
  • Length: 963 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Speed: 22knots
  • Tonnage: 85,900
  • Decks: 12
  • Crew: 961
  • Passengers: 2,680
  • Maiden Voyage: 29 April 2001
  • Christened: 27 April 2001
  • Godmother: Elizabeth Dole








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Nautical Terms.

Port - This is the Left Hand Side of the Ship if Someone is Facing Forward Towards the Bow

Press gang - body of personnel from a ship sent ashore to recruit sailors to join the crew, the new recruits were usually offered the chance to volunteer but taken by force if they were unwilling

Rigging - The system of masts and lines on sailing ships

Scuttling - Making a hole in the hull of a ship in order to sink it deliberately

Starboard - The right side of the boat. Towards the right-hand side of a vessel when facing forward

Stern - The rear part of a ship

Strike the colours - To surrender the vessel to an enemy

Wake - Turbulence behind a vessel.