Wednesday, February 04, 2015


Tender boat staff.
Two ports we went to on our Hawaii trip - Maui and Kauai - used the ship's tender.  When they kept saying it was a "tender port", I had no idea what they meant.  For those of you in the dark like I was, a tender is a smaller boat that transports people (or supplies) to and from the larger vessel.

The tender from the cruise ship holds about 60 people and was used because they do not have deep water ports for the ship to dock in. Smaller boats have tenders too, but they're usually called dinghies.  If they had used that word I might have known what they were talking about.  Although dinghies in my mind screams "rubber raft" and not "capable boat" to take you ashore.

Whadya know, I learned something new.  

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2014: What Else Is There To Do When It's One Degree Outside?

2013: Packing Up
2012: A Man Can Do All Things If He Will
2011: Spinning Our Wheels
2010: It Takes Two
2009: Buona Sera King Louis
2008: The Newest B & B Trend Might Not Take Off As Expected
2007: Pirelli
2006: Classic Sal
2005: Sorry, no post on this day. The blog didn’t start until May 2005! 

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