Royal Privateers is a club whose members share a passion for the history,
adventure and romance of piracy in the Caribbean during the 17th and 18th
Founded in 1993, PRP is based in Southern California. Members
have varied interests including: acting and improvisation, costuming, blackpowder
weapons, period games, nautical arts, sailing, singing, swordplay, and writing.
is well known for interacting with the public, encouraging visitors to join
in a song or game, handing out souvenir "pirate treasure" to children, or
just engaging folk in conversation; our primary objective is to create fun
for ourselves and our audience.
schedule consists of select maritime events and Renaissance-type festivals
from Ojai to San Diego. Workshops and other members-only events are also
held throughout the year.
PRP is self-governed
by an elected board, and members agree to abide by a set of club guidelines.
Every two years, members elect an Encampment Director, an Event Coordinator,
a Secretary, and a Treasurer. The club's set of Policies & Procedures is approved by the membership. It is reviewed regularly, and any amendments are voted on annually by the membership.
Appplying for membership
is open to anyone 21 years of age or older who has an interest in pirates,
buccaneers, privateers and the like. The non-refundable application fee is $10, dues for membership are $25 per person per year. If you are interested in applying for membership, read our Policies & Procedures, then contact our Administrative Board at prpboard01@ yahoo.com for an application packet. Email the packet back to the board, with an attached photo of yourself in pirate garb, along with your $10 non-refundable application fee, which we must have within 30 calendar days of receipt of your application. Hope to hear from you soon!! After you become a member you may get a discounted subscription to No Quarter Given Magazine