Mother Daughter duo Patty and Veronica, aboard the Norwegian Pearl, were enjoying lunch with their family when daughter Veronica noticed something off in the distance as they enjoyed their view of the ocean. Naturally, they pulled out their cell phones. 

Fortunately, the operators of the cruise ship saw that same something and steered the ship toward it.

Turns out, that 'something' was a powerless wooden motorboat that had been a drift for three days filled with Cuban refugees.