Founded in 1998, The Royal French Privateers of Clan Darksail™ have appeared in numerous television and movie roles, as well as appearing at Renaissance and Pirate faires all over the Southwestern United States. Our motto is "Education through Entertainment" and we are available to hire for your next event, party, stage or tv show; YouTube video or Renaissance/Pirate festival!

 
 

 Firing the No. 9 mortar at the Pirate invasion of belmont pier.

Firing the No. 9 mortar at the Pirate invasion of belmont pier.

 Assassin's Creed: The Devil's Spear (short film) - movie still courtesy of Corridor Digital

Assassin's Creed: The Devil's Spear (short film) - movie still courtesy of Corridor Digital

 flintlock long gun firing; High desert pirate renaissance faire

flintlock long gun firing; High desert pirate renaissance faire

 audience-interactive stage show; HDPF 2015

audience-interactive stage show; HDPF 2015

 darksail Crew as Cast Extras - "Tartuffe in Beverly Hills" (Independent Film)

darksail Crew as Cast Extras - "Tartuffe in Beverly Hills" (Independent Film)

 On the Set of the award-winning short film  "The Pirate Captain Toledano"  (2016)

On the Set of the award-winning short film "The Pirate Captain Toledano" (2016)

If you'd like to hire us for your next event or film, please contact us!  We are willing to work with independent film makers and artists of all types to fit within your budget, and we bring our own costumes and props!

 Sword fighting at the fall escondido renaissance faire + Pirates in the Park

Sword fighting at the fall escondido renaissance faire + Pirates in the Park

 sailing tall ships, 2013

sailing tall ships, 2013

 pistol firing; "Jack & The pirate Attack" Book release party (Photo courtesy: vic mendoza)

pistol firing; "Jack & The pirate Attack" Book release party (Photo courtesy: vic mendoza)

 beach battle skirmish; Belmont Shores 2014

beach battle skirmish; Belmont Shores 2014

 On the set of "Conquest: Pirate Weapons" for the History Channel series (2003)

On the set of "Conquest: Pirate Weapons" for the History Channel series (2003)

 Shooting for the History channel production "Smoking Guns" (2018)

Shooting for the History channel production "Smoking Guns" (2018)