Defunct Cruise Lines
Costa Serena came into service in 2007 and was built at the Fincantieri shipyards, she is currently the largest ship in the Costa fleet following the demise of her sister ship the Costa Concordia, however this title will be short lived due to the construction of the new Costa flagship Costa Diadema which is expected to come into service in 2014, making this new ship the largest in the fleet.
The elegance on board Serena as inspired by mythology and ancient Rome, she has a total of 1,500 cabins 27 of which are for the use of disabled passengers, there a five main restaurants three of which are on two levels, the giove theatre which is on three levels, the vessel has four swimming pools 2 of these pools have retractable roofs, there are also five whirlpools.
Other main features on the Costa Serena include fitness centre and jogging track, a giant movie screen and grand prix simulator.
Onboard Entertainment and Facilities
|Restaurants & Bars||Shops|
|Fast Food||Room Service|
|Nightclub or Disco||Lounge|
|Pursers desk||Excursion desk|
|Card room||Medical room|
|Laundry room||Sauna/steam room|
|Gym||Childrens activity clubs|
|Babysitting service||Video games room|
|Sports facilities||Outdoor movie theater|
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.