For new players, Pirates of the Caribbean Online offers various hints/tips as your pirate progresses along. These pop up in the bottom-right corner of the screen, above the treasure chest, and can easily be closed by clicking the "X" in the top-right corner of the scroll. You can turn them off by checking the "Dont Show" box, or they can be turned off in the options menu.
To turn off/on the hints/tutorial scrolls: First go to the Game Options Menu. (F7, etc...) Then click on the "Tutorial" Tab. Here you can individually disable or enable the three levels of Tutorial Hints: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.
The various Tutorial Hints are displayed below: