The Star of India at the San Diego Maritime Museum. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Maritime Museum of San Diego announces two return performances of Boarded! Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 28 jus tin time for the holiday season.

This interactive show puts visitors right in the middle of the pirate action. Participants will be sworn in as part of the ship crew, trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from a sinking ship, escape from the King’s Jail, swab the deck and other pirate skills.

Performances are 90 minutes and check in times are 10:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. A new little pirate costume contest is also planned for children 12 and under is also planned. The winner will collect a fun pirate toy at the museum gift shop following the sail.

Tickets to the live pirate performance Boarded staged aboard the museum’s tall ships are available at $40 for adults and $25 for children age 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased online in advance at or at the Maritime Museum ticket booth or gift shop located at 1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego.