Pirates and pirating have been romanticized for decades, and here at Getting Nauti, we celebrate this dastardly daring bunch of ne’er-do-wells with some of our designs. But what did it take to be a real pirate?
Captain James Hook & Smee (NOT Real Pirates!)
Well firstly, a pirate ship was a total meritocracy and entirely democratic. Captai...
“Shiver me timbers!”
“Dead men tell no tales!”
“Avast, ye scurvy dogs!”
Little doubt that upon reading these quotes an image reminiscent of pirates popped into your mind. But why is that? How is it that a motley group of brigands and ne’er do wells from a short, roughly 30-year span of history managed to capture the public’s attention to such...