The Williamstown Maritime Association is a community based club which founded the Seaworks concept. It runs the Pirates Tavern to help raise funds for the Seawork site.
The Tavern is a licensed venue, offering live music on Friday nights between 7pm and 10pm and Sunday afternoons between 2pm and 5pm during winter. During summer live music is also held on Saturday afternoons between 2pm and 5pm. The tavern also caters for a variety of private functions, such as weddings, reunions, birthday parties, wakes and corporate functions.