Pirate101 will be offline for approximately one hour early tomorrow morning 2/06/2013 at 3am US Central to apply an update to the game. Please see the Upkeep and Improvement Notes for Spiral Date 431338 (February 6, 2013): https://www.pirate101.com/free_game/update_notes
Those changes are posted below for your convenience:
Made a change to help improve the "stuck quest arrow" issue many players are experiencing. We will continue to review quest arrow issues further.
Players visiting the Iron Monkey in the Vortex of Torment will no longer find their ships to be invisible upon exiting the Iron Sanctum.