The upcoming role-playing game Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire will let you helm your very own seafaring vessel, and seeing it in action makes me want to quit my job and take to the high seas. Sorry, Stephen. I'm a pirate now.
The second Pillars of Eternity is aiming to be the Baldur's Gate II to Pillars of Eternity's Baldur's Gate. And if that line makes no sense to you, here's another selling point: It will let you helm your own pirate ship.