Festivals & Special Events
Pirate Festivals - Harbour Parades - Seaport Festivals
Tall Ship Regattas - Boat Parades - Civil War Sea Battle Re-enactments
The WOLF often serves as lead vessel in local harbor parades and traditional events, including the Conch Republic Independence Celebration's Great Battle the last Friday in April and Key West's Pirates in Paradise Festival, which runs Thanksgiving weekend through the first weekend in December. The rest of the year, the WOLF is available to travel to Southern and Southwest Florida, the Bahamas, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. A traditional gaffed rigged schooner, the COnch Republic Flagship WOLF makes an ideal backdrop for Pirate Festivals & Invasion Sails, Tall Ship Regattas, Boat and Seaport Festivals.
With Finbar at the helm, the WOLF has sailed extensively the waters of the seven seas and has been showcased in many films and documentaries, and is often featured in island paintings and promotional materials. Key West's own pirate ship -- the WOLF travels the high seas seeking fun and adventure!
Over the years, the WOLF has attended numerous Seaport Festivals, Harbor Parades, Pirate Festivals, Tall Ship Sailing Regattas and Civil War Sea Battle Re-enactments, 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 2006 the Oceans Institutes World Oceans Conference in St. Pete, Florida. In March 2010, the WOLF plans to participate in Port Antonio's Errol Flynn Festival in Portland, Jamaica.
The WOLF continues to sail the seven seas representing Key West and the Conch Republic, and is available for private charters, dockside receptions and nautical excursions....throughout the Bahamas, Caribbean, East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. For more information, please contact Julie at (305) 296-9694, SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com or Info@PiratesInParadise.com