Come on everybody! Grouping up is fun!
John Scott Tynes, Pirates of the Burning Sea Producer, has a dev journal up which discusses grouping, pirates, and you.
Red Tide is a level 6 mission located in the first town you start in when you make a new character. Its also the first group mission in the game, meaning you should really get a group together to play it. This is a tough mission, especially for new players, so its a chance for them to group up and see what its like to have a really big naval battle with a lot of players in it.
Read more at the PoTBS Vault.