A corsair (sometimes referred to as a buccaneer) is a privateer or a pirate.

Corsair might additionally refer to:





  • Corsair II a yacht built by J. P. Morgan in 1891 which served as USS Gloucester (1891) throughout the Spanish–American War
  • Corsair III, a yacht built in 1898 by Morgan that served the Navy in World Wars I and II, in the latter as USS Oceanographer (AGS-3)
  • Corsair IV, J. P. Morgan, Jr. yacht, the largest built in the United States, launched April 10, 1930
  • Corsair (dinghy), a class of sixteen-foot three-handed sailing dinghies


  • Edsel Corsair, an American automobile of the late fifties
  • Ford Corsair, a British car model of the late 1960s, and an Australian model of the late 1980s
  • Corsair motorcycle, built by Cotton
  • Corsair, a GWR 3031 Class locomotive that was built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1849 and 1873


Arts and entertainment


  • The Corsairs, a 1960s doo wop group
  • "Corsair", a song on the 2002 album Geogaddi by Boards of Canada
  • "Corsair", a 2007 song from the EP Voyage by In Fear and Faith

In print

Film and television

Video games

Other uses

  • Corsaire (disambiguation)
  • Corsaren (The Corsair), a 19th-century Danish satirical and political weekly magazine
  • Korsaren (The Corsair), a late 19th-century/early 20th-century Norwegian satirical magazine
  • Corsar, a Ukrainian anti-tank missile