THEY are more familiar with a different type of sail, but these pirates still have plenty to go “yo ho ho” about.
Staff and customers at the Cowley Road branch of Tesco Metro recently took off their landlubbers clothing and dressed up as pirates.
The supermarket organised the event on Friday and raised £300 for Diabetes UK.
Nine-year-old Ella Grace Odell, who lives in Wolvercote, took advantage of the occasion to show off her parrot.
The Wolvercote Primary School pupil said: “I thought it was fun and it was really good because they were raising money for charity.”
There are currently 3.8m people in the UK with diabetes, and 630,000 who have type two diabetes. Diabetes UK campaigns on their behalf and raises money for research.
Our top stories
8:11am Sunday 24th May 2015
ARMED police have been seen in Oxford University Parks as the hunt continues for Jed Allen over a triple murder in Didcot.
10:39am Sunday 24th May 2015
INFANTRYMEN of The Rifles regiment are marching through Oxford this morning for the first time.
9:30am Saturday 23rd May 2015
Former Oxford United captain Mike Ford is relishing a return to management with Banbury United, after spending more than a year out of the game.
8:29am Friday 22nd May 2015
A HOUSE fire that forced people to jump for their lives was started by a businessman who accused his best man of having an affair with his wife, a jury heard.
3:16pm Friday 22nd May 2015
A WOMAN who went missing from Banbury has been found, police said
3:24pm Friday 22nd May 2015
TRAINS from Oxford could be disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Slough and Reading.