"port" and "starboard" questions

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by mecook, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. mecook

    mecook Mouseketeer

    Oct 12, 2001
    In my language, port is the left side if you are on the ship and facing forward.
    Ok, that said, deck plans show my cabin is on the port side. When the Wonder docks at Canaveral, Nassau, and CC, will my side of the ship be against the dock?
    I think that Travel Channel show made it look like the starboard side would be against the dock at CC. If that is true, then will my "port side" window be facing the beach area of CC or not?
    Maybe I haven't confused anyone....
  2. 24ruff

    24ruff Mouseketeer

    Jun 21, 2004
    The ship backs in at CC so the port (left) side is facing the dock and the starboard (right) side is facing the beach and the rest of the island.
  3. crisi

    crisi DIS Veteran

    Feb 25, 2002
    usually, but not always - the ship will back in or pull forward depending on weather conditions.. We stayed in a starboard room. On the four day cruise we saw the luggage and port in Canaveral (other side of the ship had a "marginally" better view, the Cape isn't much to look at), had to stand in the sun for the saftey drill (we are staying on the other side of the ship for this reason only next time). Saw downtown Nassau (the other side of the ship might have seen Atlantis?). Saw the beach at CC (which was really beautiful).
  4. DrCavin

    DrCavin DIS Veteran

    Jan 17, 2003
    We pulled into CC, so just pick a room & enjoy the view no matter which side you on!! b
  5. depomas

    depomas Mouseketeer

    Feb 6, 2004
    Ditto the previous cruiser. There is no saying which way you pull into CC, but any side has a fantastic view.

    Enjoy your cruise.. :sunny:

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