We are an active couple in our early 50s. We have been cruising for 30 years and have been on most of the lines. Lately we've been on a big Royal ship, 2 small Celebrity ships, the Virgin ship and we did a Baltic cruise in August on Celebrity Apex.
We went with 4 other couples all in their early 50s.
Embarkation was easy. In this particular port (Lisbon) you get on the ship by climbing stairs so if you have hand luggage you have to carry it on.