A job for a ghost pirate

Ghost Pirate approaches the main mast.
Ghost Pirate climbs the main mast.
Ghost Pirate in the crow's nest: Who left ectoplasm in the crow's nest?

How does one draw “climbing” in an cartoon about ocean creatures? This is a job for a ghost pirate!

Inktober

This is my entry for Mr. Jake Parker’s Inktober Initiative. Mr. Parker has challenged artists to draw an ink drawing every day in October and post it on-line. Every day has a theme and today’s prompt is climb.

Other Inktober entries

26. Squeak
25. Ship
24. Blind
23. Juicy
22. Trail
21. Furious
20. Deep
19. Cloud
18. Filthy
17. Graceful
16. Fat
15. Mysterious
14. Fierce
13. Teeming
12. Shattered
11. Run
10. Gigantic
9. Screech
8. Crooked
7. Shy
6. Sword
5. Long
4. Underwater
3. Poison
2. Divided
1. Swift