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Top 5 Pirate-Themed Movies

Ahoy mateys! We all love a good pirate-themed movie, and in no specific order, we’ve listed our top five favorites. Check it out.. Peter Pan (1953) Peter Pan: “Tinker Bell!

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GASPARILLA Pirate Conquest
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What You Need to Know Before Gasparilla

With over 300,000 pirates expected at this Saturday’s Gasparilla Pirate Fest, we have some need-to-know tips before you head out to Bayshore Boulevard. Expect traffic. People will be arriving by

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF PIRATES Royal Conquest
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A Brief History of Pirates

Ahoy Maties! Did you know that the history of pirates dates back thousands of years? Or that there were strict rules for the crew aboard a pirate ship? There are

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JOHN’S PASS
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Our Favorite Restaurants in John’s Pass

When you visit Madeira Beach, FL, you can expect amazing weather, gorgeous pastel-colored Florida sunsets, and fun activities centered around the beauty of Boca Ciega Bay. What you can also

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THE ANATOMY OF A PIRATE SHIP Pirate Conquest
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The Anatomy of a Pirate Ship

Ahoy Maties! January is a fine time for pirates as we celebrate Gasparilla and the first pirate invasion of Tampa Bay. Of course, aboard the Royal Conquest, we celebrate pirates

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FIREWORKS + PIRATE Conquest
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Fireworks + Pirates

What pirate doesn’t love a good fireworks display? Head out on the Gulf of Mexico waters with a crew of pirates for the best fireworks show in Tampa Bay! The

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YEAR-ROUND PIRATE ADVENTURE Pirate Conquest
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Year-Round Pirate Adventure

Everyone knows Gasparilla as the ultimate pirate event in Florida, but here at Royal Conquest in John’s Pass, our pirate festivities occur year-round. So in case you missed Tampa’s parades

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The Legend of Gasparilla

Ahoy mateys!  Gather round for a story to be told, that of the legend of Gasparilla… Tampa’s famous annual carnival, Gasparilla, was named after the legendary pirate Jose Gaspar, “last

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10 Most Famous Pirates in History

At Royal Conquest, we love the history of the high seas! Here we share ten of the most famous pirates in history: Sir Francis Drake (English, 1540 – 1595): One

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How to Talk Like a Pirate

To be a pirate, ye must talk like a pirate!  So before you set sail, you better brush up on your pirate lingo.  Here are a few pirate phrases that

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Your Post-Gasparilla Pirate Destination

With the final Gasparilla event over this past weekend, Tampa bay area residents may be dealing with pirate separation anxiety. But we have good news—Boat Tours at Johns Pass offers

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