What Does it Mean to Tender on a Cruise?
So you’re reading the website description for your cruise, and it says you need to “tender” to shore. Unless you’ve taken a cruise before, you’re probably wondering what the heck that means. In a nutshell, a tender is a smaller boat that carries people from the ship to the shore. What Are Tenders? Many times, tenders are owned and operated by local companies. They are small ferry boats that hold anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred people. If there are not enough local