Gangplank vs. Passerelle: What's the Difference?
Gangplank and Passerelle Definitions
A board or ramp used as a removable footway between a ship and a pier. Also called gangway.
A gangplank or platform used to board or leave a large yacht.
(nautical) A board used as a temporary footbridge between a ship and a dockside.
A semicircular ramp or catwalk that extends from the stage of a theater around the orchestra pit.
A temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside