Talk Like a Pirate Day
The central hub for all things pirate (so long as you have a sense of humor about it, and don’t count stitches.)
I find this site very amusing, and I’m not sure if that speaks well of me. It does get a little risqué, so young’ns should steer clear.
The Scarlett Harlott
You’ve seen her take MySpace by storm, you’ve seen here make a splash at PyrateCon… and now you can keep up with the latest Scarlett Harlott happenings via her personal website, complete with sound effects and harpsichord music!
A website tracking the progress of an in-progress claymation pirate movie. Definitely a noble persuit!
Looking for a way to spend your disposable time and badwidth? Make Yo-Yo Island your port of call and you might never be heard from again.
Pirate Monkeys Inc.
Truly, a site after my own heart. Especially useful is their Pirate Monkey Resource section.
Not too sure what’s up with this site, except that they dress like pirates, and clearly aren’t right in the head. Which I guess qualifies them for linkage at Bilgemunky.com – how scary is that?
Crew of the Scavenger
What do you know – a crew of pirate enthusiasts that actually run afoul of the law on occasion (or at least afoul of Parks & Recreation.) I’m told they put on a stellar annual pirate party, but I’ve yet to confirm this for myself.
Captain Jack’s Pirate Hats
A fine source for your authentic pirate hat – weathered, piratey, and beautiful. Buy one and wear it everywhere, cuz pirates are trendy!
Without a doubt the most extensive selection of original jolly roger-based shirts, hoodies, etc. If you can’t find at least one you love, then you aren’t looking hard enough.
Dress Like a Pirate
All sorts of pirate swag – of particular use to the new recruit that wants to look great without spending a fortune. Also a goodly assortment of gypsy/bellydancing clothes and accessories, for the pirate gal seeking to spice up her attire beyond the typical “tavern wench” look.
Silhouettes Clothing Co.
Pirate clothes here, pirate clothes there, but if it’s replica quality Jack Sparrow attire ya seek, this be yer answer!
Because Italians love rum too
They started as the “to go” place for genuine, authentic pirate clothing patterns (a rare gem indeed.) But they’re quickly evolving into a “one stop pirate shoppe” for all your piratey needs.
Quicksilver’s Pirate Pots
Your source for the most piratey table and barware around. Jugs, plates, tankards, grogards… the list goes on and on, mates!
To Be a Pirate
Pirate clothing that’s affordable yet trendy. Perfect for novice club pirates, fashion pioneers, or anyone else looking to kick their pirate costume up a notch or two from the status quo.
The complete boating resource – everything you need to gear up your ship proper and go looting on the high seas!
Caribbean Rose Pirate Emporium
While a grunged out, down and dirty pirate can be a great look – it surely ain’t for everyone. Fancy pirates need even fancier hats, and Caribbean Rose provides.
Ye Olde Tattoo Shoppe
Someday I’ll get meself a piratey tattoo, and when I do, you better believe it will be from Ye Olde Tattoo Shoppe. Their artists are pirates, their decor is pirate, and their attitude (you guessed it) is PIRATE!
Pirate’s Alley Trading Company
Selling some of the finest rum cakes, cigars, and ju-ju bawls – all made fresh with New Orleans Rum.
No Quarter Given
The longest-running pirate periodical available anywhere, and still one of the best.
Sea Wolf Clothing
Plenty of fun T-shirts, hats, and accessories featuring various pirate imagery and the very neat and distintive Sea Wolf logo. Some items modeled by a familiar face from Pirates of the Caribbean!
The Iron Hook
Some pirates have patches, some have peglegs. And still others have hooks. The Iron Hook sells the real deal – no plastic or coat hangers here!
Clothing for the modern pirate, including t-shirts, buttons, stickers, and even baby clothes!
I vaguely remember checking these guys out a long while ago, and wasn’t that impressed. Well, I was either drunk at the time, or they’ve drastically increased their inventory, because they have one heck of a selection of pirate wonders.
Various pirate wears and knick-knacks.
Pirate treasure for a pirates life…including Crossbones – The Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure Game. Talk and plunder like a pirate matey!
Pirate jewelry – cameos, beads, that sort of stuff. Also some nifty little charms to attach to your purse, if you carry one. Which I don’t.
A real pirate ship out of Aruba. Take one of their snorkeling tours, and then just hang out at their open bar.
Seven Brothers Mercantile
A pretty respectable collection of affordable pirate flags – all your favorites (Blackbeard, Avery, Rackham) plus a few you may not have seen before.
Dead on Target Armory
Leather goods, like pouches and such. And leather gloves, so you can slap the mailman and challenge him to a duel.
Jamie’s Pirate Jewelry
Pirate jewelry of lots of skulls, and skull & crossbones, pieces o’ eight, treasure coins, pirate ships as rings, necklaces and earrings. In sterling silver and 14k gold – rings set with gemstones.
Home of the Pyracy Pub – the most all-encompassing forum out there for pirate fanatics. Very reenactor-centric. If you’re a weekender wanting to know what kind of miniskirt goes best with a tricorn hat… well, consider yourself warned.
Keep to the Code
Your number one stop for all news relating to the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Also offers “members only” news and benefits.
Gettysburg Flag Works – Famous Pirate Flags
There’s often confusion about the truth of pirate flags – history or Hollywood? This site describes several of the better known pirate flags, as well as information about the scalawags that flew them.
Rob Ossian’s Pirate’s Cove
One of the web’s best-kept pirate secrets, Rob Ossian’s (pronounced “ocean”) Pirate’s Cove is a great source for pirate reference – biographies and definitions, all presented clearly and conciesely.
Rum reviews, certainly. But this site particularly stands out in its coverage of rum culture (meaning rum-related news and happenings, not monocles and pinkies in the air. Rum is for pirates, afterall!)
RnD Rum Reviews
I don’t normally link too many other rum review sites, being as I wish to keep my readers solidly within my iron-fisted grasp. But these lads seem to be making a quality run of things, and it would be a crime not to inform my devout following of rum-swilling lushes of their fine site.
Another rum review site worthy of mention. Not that Bilgemunky’s own rum reviews should leave you wanting. But if they do, then Refined Vices might help fill that void.
Under the Black Flag
A decent collection of articles – most pertaining to the historical aspects of piracy, but also some book, game, and movie reviews. Turn down the volume if viewing at work, though, as “Paint it Black” by the Rolling Stones is embedded onto every page
The Art of Age of Sail Terminology Database
If you’re looking to brush up on your nautical vocabulary, this is a fine place to start.
Pyracy – the Pirate Reenactors Website
A budding resource for pirate reenactors in the UK.
An alternative site for those who love rum. Surprisingly scholarly with regards to the hows and whys of rum appreciation.
Hot dog, a real spirit-ual advisor, and no ectoplasm involved. Just gin, scotch, vodka, and… (wait for it)… rum! (as if we’d link them if there weren’t no rum)
Get your kids off to a good start by sending them to Billy Bones’ Pirate School (or better yet, hire Billy Bones to bring the school to YOU!
Island Paradise Ballon Art
Pirate balloon art. And he also seems to have a parrot. Yar.
Professor Parodox’s Pirate Show
Pirate children’s entertainer. Also featuring “Putrid the Pirate Parrot”, who really, I think we’d rather not meet.
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