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Dead Man's Chest: Pirates' Treasure

A cache by 50sumtin Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/28/2006
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Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Arrghhh! This be a cache along t' Santa Cruz coast at Lighthouse Field State Beach, and 'tiz part o' t' Dead Man's Chest series o' geocaches.

On a dark and stormy night long ago when pirates sailed the Seven Seas, the pirate ship North Sea Dragon wrecked upon jagged rocks along the Santa Cruz coast.

The half-drowned survivors struggled ashore with their pirates treasure amassed by raiding Spanish ports along the Pacific Coast.

They hid their treasure chest (filled to the brim with gold doubloons, rubies, and pieces of eight!) and vowed to a man to return for their cache.

They built a launch from the wreck of the North Sea Dragon and went back to sea.

But the unlucky pirates met with more ill-fortune, and none of them was ever heard from again ....

At least, that is, until the day that you found a Message in a Bottle and a Treasure Map!

Enjoy! And happy caching!


Please respect park hours: Lighthouse Field State Beach, a very dog-friendly park, is only open from Sunrise to Sunset.

P.S. Avast there, matey!

This here cache ain't at t' given coordinates. T' find this here cache you will need t' puzzle out two clues, one each in t' other related caches o' t' Dead Man's Chest series: Message in a Bottle and Treasure Map.

And if I were you I would read t' Message and t'Map notes at t' other caches and ponder 'em very carefully.

Cap'n Handlebar Moustache 50sumtin

And write like a pirate when ya post yer log! Or be a scurvey landlubber!


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[puzzle] Qb abg gnxr gur chmmyr pyhrf yvgrenyyl
[cache] Jbbq raq

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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