Costa Atlantica

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Costa Atlantica is a Spirit class cruise ship owned and operated by Costa Cruises. Her home port is Genoa, Italy. Her twelve passenger decks, each named after movies directed by the famous Italian director, Federico Fellini are decorated with prominently displayed paparazzi photos of movie stars.

Her onboard features include 4 swimming pools(1 with a retractable roof) 4 Jacuzzis, jogging track, sports courts, fitness centre and gym, beauty salon and solarium, shopping centre and photo shop, medical centre, roman catholic chapel, library and card room, Internet point, meeting and conference room, virtual world games room.




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: 960 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Tonnage: 85,619
  • Decks: 12
  • Crew: 897
  • Passengers: 2,680
  • Maiden Voyage: 16 july 2000 
  • Christened:2000
  • Godmother: Claudia Cardinale







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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.