The WOLF is a classic 74' topsail schooner built in 1982-1983 in Panama City, Florida by Master builder Willis Ray and Finbar Gittelman, Admiral and First Sea Lord of the Conch Republic. Designed by Merit Walter, the WOLF is a Norfolk Rover class steel hull schooner.
U.S.Coast Guard certified for 41 passengers, the WOLF is available for private charters, and is ideal for pirate themed, traditional tall ship and military weddings at sea, day sails, sunset cruises, dockside receptions and nautical excursions. Key West's own Pirate Ship, the WOLF sails the seven seas representing Key West and the Conch Republic and is available for charters in Key West, South Florida, Southwest Florida, Bahamas, Jamaica and other ports in the Caribbean and US.
Over the years, the WOLF has attended numerous seaport festivals, including Hampton, Virginia's 1985 Harborfest; OpSail Miami 2000; Cayman Islands' Pirates Week Festival 2000; Tampa's 2001 Gasparilla Festival; Americas' Sail 2002 (Port Antonio, Ochos Rios and Montego Bay, Jamaica and St. Petersburg, Florida); Sail Mobile Tricentennial Celebration 2002; Cayman Islands Quincentennial 2003; Fort Myers, Florida's 2005 Lee Island Pirates Festival; Green Turtle Cay, Abaco Bahamas 2006 and 2007 Island Roots Heritage Festivals; Beaufort, North Carolina's 2006 Pepsi Americas' Sail; and the Oceans Institutes' 2007 World Oceans Conference in St. Pete, Florida. In March 2011 the WOLF will attend Port Antonio's Errol Flynn Festival in Portland, Jamaica.
With Finbar at the helm, the WOLF has sailed extensively the waters of the Bahamas, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Known for her humanitarian Missions of Mercy, the
The WOLF has been showcased in many films and documentaries, and is often featured in island paintings and promotional materials. The WOLF is also a media favorite and has been showcased in numerous films and documentaries (including shows on the Discovery Channel, PBS, Travel Channel, BBC, History Channel and Fine Living Network, Food Channel.
Specializing in Pirate Sails and Invasions, the WOLF and her scurvy crew stand ready to delight one and all with their sing-along sea chanteys, swashbuckling sword play, salty sea stories and fearsome black powder weaponry. WOLF crew can also be dressed in Conch Republic Navy attire (dress whites or casual) and – as Admiral Finbar is always seeking to expand his military forces – we can arrange for a Conch Republic Navy Commissioning Ceremony upon request.
Flagship of the Conch Republic…the WOLF travels the high seas seeking fun and adventure! Let us help you plan an amazing pirate wedding or tall ship charter aboard Florida's own Pirate Ship Schooner WOLF.
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