Privateers and Pirates Set Sail

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Pirate & Treasure MuseumSpecial this summer, offered once a month

Set sail on the Schooner Freedom and learn all about the privateers and pirates that would have sailed the waters of St. Augustine and the coast of Florida. Our captain and crew will be joined by William Mayhem from the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum for a fun, hands-on sailing experience. Help hoist the sails, hear some amazing tales, see some artifacts, all while sailing on a real tall ship! Once you disembark the ship, your ticket includes admission into the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum and view their amazing nautical artifacts collection. Sail includes complimentary soda, water, beer, and wine. Your ticket includes the sail and admission to the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.
Length of sail: 2 hours
Monday, July 11, 2:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Monday, August 8, 2:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Adults: $60 Kids: $45 (16 and under)
There is a cash discount of $5 per person. Rates are subject to 6.5% Florida State Sales Tax
Includes complimentary soda, water, beer and wine
For reservations, please call us at (904) 810-1010.

Your Guide – William Mayhem

Master William Mayhem
William Mayhem

Mayhem has performed as a magician, comedian, actor, and entertainer for over 35 years. As Bill McCrea, his non-pirate name, he performed extensively in Las Vegas with may notable acts. He have also utilized his talents for motivational speaking programs, television commercials, theater productions, corporate training videos, and anti gang/drug programs with Local & State Law Enforcement and Fire Agencies. Missing the comfort of his hometown of St. Augustine, Mayhem returned in 2007 and began performing street magic again. He rediscovered his love for performing and the character of William Mayhem began to slowly emerge. Since them, Mayhem has lent his considerable talents to a number of charities, performing groups, and, most recently, the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.

About the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum

Pirate Museum

Relive the Golden Age of Piracy at the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum with the world’s largest collection of authentic pirate artifacts; fun, interactive exhibits like the spine-tingling Disney Imagineer-designed Below Deck sound experience of Blackbeard’s last battle; the world’s only pirate treasure chest and one of only two existing 17th century Jolly Rogers; Museum Interiorand rarely-seen shipwreck treasures from the Florida Division of Historical Resources. Over 800 artifacts are displayed in the museum: flintlock pistols, cutlasses and swords, cannonballs, telescopes, pearls, jewels, gold doubloons. Visitors can also revisit the golden age of piracy through interactive exhibits, featuring a doctor’s office, tavern, docks, a shipwrecked island, and a cannon that visitors can electronically “fire”.

For more information on the Pirate and Treasure Museum, please visit their website here.

Pirate Museum