Pirate is a Z transaction only blockchain. By ensuring all send transactions that are P2P are z transactions and shielded by zcash protocol through zk-snarks technology, this provides a much larger shielded pool of coins. This makesShow more [+] Pirate privacy 12-13x stronger than the shielded pool currently in zcash. This is stronger than XMR's mixin technology also as it's not a jumbling and disguising of identity, it's a complete veiling of it.
Pirate is secured by Bitcoin Hash rates through Komodo's dPoW ensuring 51% attack resistance. In the 6 weeks since launch, it has secured it's stable position as the 3rd highest hash rate of any equihash coin.