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Today’s view on pirate life is heavily influenced by the relentless media barrage of pop culture references that firstly started appearing during the end of 19th century. Here you can go behind this romanticized views, and explore real facts about the pirates that lived and operated on the harsh seas of Atlantic and Indian Sea.
Among the legends of pirate life, one of the greatest mysteries is no other than Davy Jones' Locker. Here you can find the history, inspiration and beliefs behind this mystical object that attracts fear and souls of every pirate that died on the sea.
Pirate talk represents important part of the way we imagine idolized version of pirates. Here you can find out the most important phrases that became imprinted into their image that is widely popularized today.
The only place where organized piracy thrives today, and international trade ships are attacked on a daily basis is waters around Somalia. Here you can find out more about Somali history and the efforts of international community to bring the safety to their naval commerce.