To access it, click on the chest symbol in the lower-right corner. Or press TAB. The Menu options will appear.
The Pirates of the Caribbean Online Menu or the Sea Chest options that are available:
By clicking on the Compass or Pressing 'C', the compass will appear in the upper-right corner.
To bring up a complete Map of the Caribbean, click on the Globe or Press 'M'. The map will display the islands or ship the pirate is currently on. Any tracked quest goals will be displayed as a Yellow star.
The Skills menu displays the pirate's current skill levels and abilities. View them by clicking the Wheel icon or Press 'K'.
By pressing "B" on your keyboard or pressing the badges icon, you can open the Badges Menu which displays your PvP Infamy rank for both PvP and SvS (Privateering). It also allows you to add your rank for PvP or SvS next to your name tag, or your ship's name tag. Additionally, if you are a founder, you are able to toggle your founder tag on and off your ship and pirate names.
To view the pirate's current quests, click on the Book icon or Press 'J'.
When you open your journal, it will start you on the quest that you are currently tracking.
By clicking the Gears, pressing the esc key or pressing 'F7', game options appear. The pirate can select Video, Audio, and other settings that affect how the game plays.