A Logo's Life: History Behind "The Jolly Rover"

The Jolly Rover

There's a lot in a symbol, and ours is certainly a memorable one.

Of all the questions I get asked about the Jolly Rovers, in the top 3 is "why did you choose that logo?" Right after that is... "why did you choose that name?"

Before we cut to the chase about our skull and crossed hammers however, you should know a little history. To start with, as you may know, we didn't exactly invent the original concept.