Black Sails

Black Sails

BLACK SAILS tells the story of Captain Flint, the most brilliant and feared pirate of his day, who takes on a fast-talking addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver.  Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.
BLACK SAILS tells the story of Captain Flint, the most brilliant and feared pirate of his day, who takes on a fast-talking addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver.  Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. I

    Original air date: 01/25/2014 Runtime: 64:58 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2014 Runtime: 64:58 min. After a run of short hauls, the once powerful Captain Flint faces mutiny by his own crew. John Silver joins Flint's pirate ship, hiding something of great value from his captain. On the island of New Providence, Eleanor Guthrie keeps order in the face of a resurgent Royal Navy.

  • 2. II

    Original air date: 02/01/2014 Runtime: 51:34 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2014 Runtime: 51:34 min. Flint unmasks a thief on his crew. Rackham chases a score over Vane's objection. Silver hides with Max in the brothel. Eleanor faces an impossible choice.

  • 3. III

    Original air date: 02/08/2014 Runtime: 57:18 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2014 Runtime: 57:18 min. Flint and Gates seek a partner to hunt the Urca d'Lima. Silver helps Billy with a morale problem. Vane impresses Eleanor by being reasonable. Gates gets a promotion.

  • 4. IV

    Original air date: 02/15/2014 Runtime: 58:50 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2014 Runtime: 58:50 min. An undertaking by The Walrus crew ends in disaster. Silver warns Flint about Billy. Rackham and Bonny try to regain their livelihood. Eleanor needs help from her father. A figure from Vane's past pays a visit.

  • 5. V

    Original air date: 02/22/2014 Runtime: 55:08 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2014 Runtime: 55:08 min. Flint and the Walrus crew play a deadly chess match on the open sea. Richard forces Eleanor’s hand. Rackham makes a career change. Bonny confesses to Max.

  • 6. VI

    Original air date: 03/01/2014 Runtime: 55:06 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2014 Runtime: 55:06 min. The costs of chasing the Andromache continue to mount. Eleanor needs Silver’s help. Billy wants Gates to confront Flint. Bonny takes a stand.

  • 7. VII

    Original air date: 03/08/2014 Runtime: 56:06 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2014 Runtime: 56:06 min. Flint tells Gates the truth. Randall puts Silver in a bind. Eleanor suffers a loss. Max comes to Rackham’s aid. Vane enters the fight of his life.

  • 8. VIII

    Original air date: 03/15/2014 Runtime: 56:47 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2014 Runtime: 56:47 min. The hunt for the Urca is on. Everything changes for Eleanor. Bonny and Rackham’s sins come back to haunt them.