74' Topsail Schooner WOLF
Flagship of the Conch Republic & Florida Keys

Take to the High Seas with the Conch Republic's First Sea Lord, Admiral Finbar and his scurvy Pirates in Paradise WOLF crew!

Ahoy Lads and Lasses, Grab yer sword & don your pirate garb and join the Conch Republic's First Sea Lord Admiral Finbar and our scurvy Pirates in Paradise Crew for Adventure on the High Seas aboard the 74' Topsail Schooner WOLF.

After many years we chose to close the chapter on Key West's Pirates in Paradise Festival and wish to thank our many wonderful volunteers and sponsors who contributed to the its success!

For those seeking Swashbuckling Entertainment, we have kept a few our favorite piratical events and invite one and all to come join the fun!

Tall Ship Pirate Weddings & Ceremonies at Sea

Sail Away Together aboard the Schooner WOLF

Tall Ship Wedding Private Charter

What can be more magical than getting married aboard a majestic Tall Ship at Sea!

Let us help you plan an amazing Tall Ship Wedding at Sea aboard the traditionally rigged 74' Topsail Schooner WOLF....Florida's own Pirate Ship!

Upon the Completion of Your Vows,
The Captain Blows the Sacred Conch Shell
And Fires the Ship’s Cannon...
Announcing Your Marriage to the Heavens!

WOLF provides an ideal backdrop for Traditional , Pirate Themed & Military Tall Ship Weddings at Sea. We specialize in Private Charters and promise to make your special day one you will always cherish! WOLF accommodates up to 40 guests. BYO food & drink.

You are also welcome to bring aboard your own officiate if you prefer. We also have a list of preferred Musicians, Caterers, Photagraphers, Videographers, Florists and other wedding professionals upon request.

Admiral Finbar, First Sea Lord of the Conch Republic is a licensed Florida Notary and can perform the ceremony (and complete and send off your marriage application for you.) Smaller wedding parties are welcome to reserve space on one of our Open Passenger Sails and the captain can perform the ceremony during the sail.

WOLF is patterned after the blockade runners that plied the waters of the Florida Straits, Caribbean Sea & Atlantic Ocean in the 19th century. Home ported at Key West's Safe Harbor Marina on Stock Island, WOLF accommodates up to 41 passengers and is available for Day Sails, Sunset & Starlight Cruises.

Schooner WOLF Pirates in Paradise Tall Ship Sails

Each December Admiral Finbar and the scurvy Pirates in Paradise Crew engage in Attacks at Sea and Black Powder Cannon Battles against Fort Taylor's Annual Prirate Invasion.

For WOLF Charter Inquiries or Reservations for our Swashbuckling Events, or - Call 305-296-9694

Piratical Escapades


Swashbuckling Events

Key West's own Pirate Ship, WOLF is a Key West icon. Operating in Key West for over twenty-eight years, WOLF has come to symbolize the essence of that “island spirit” which draws visitors from around the world.

Fort Taylor's Pyrate Invasion (which replaces the former Pirates in Paradise Festival) is also held the first week-end of December and the public is invited to join the WOLF's Pirates in Paradise Crew for a Tall Ship Afternoon or Sunset Pirate Sail. **WOLF will board these sails at A&B Marina in Old Town Key West (foot of Front Street at the Historic Seaport.)

For WOLF Charter Inquiries or more info on other Pirates In Paradise Swashbuckling Events, email us at or call us at 305-296-9694.

Advance reservations required. Email or call 305-206-9694.

Robert Macomber's Annual Key West Reader Rendezvous

Each December Admiral Finbar and wife Blossom (Julie McEnroe) also host Author & Historian Robert N.
Macomber's Annual Key West Reader Rendezvous.

Join us for El Meson de Pepe's Caribbean Cuban Dinner Buffet at Mallory Square; an Author's GuidedWalking Tour of Old Town Key West ; Luncheon & Book Signing at Kelly's Caribbean Grille and/or Tall Ship Pirate Sunset Sail aboard WOLF.

El Meson de Pepe's Caribbean Pirates Buffet at Mallory Square
held in conjunction with the Fort Taylor Pirate Invasion in December

Piratical Entertainment for Swashbuckling Events

Knot for Sail has entertained audiences worldwide for the last 30 years. They are available for your next event. To learn more, visit Reverbnation.

Pyrate Tryal of Anne Bonny & Mary Read

'Queen of Swing' Norma Miller, who has celebrated many birthdays with the Pirates in Paradise Crew, plays the ship's cook in the Re-Enactment of the Pyrate Tryal of Anne Bonny & Mary Read. Former Fort Taylor Park Ranger (and Conch Republic General) Harry Smid plays the bailiff.

Conch Republic Navy's Flagship WOLF

Our Cannons Still Thunder!!!

Flagship of the Conch Republic and Florida Keys, WOLF often serves as lead vessel in local harbor parades and traditional events

Each April plays center stage for Key West's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration's Great Sea Battle held the last Friday in April. Featured on the Discovery Channel and the Travel Channel, citizens of the Conch Republic don their battle gear for this exciting adventure at sea that pits Tall Ships against the 'evil border patrol' (often represented by a Coast Guard Cutter!) for the biggest & baddest sea battle held annually anywhere in the world !



Links to some sites you might like:

Schooner WOLF

Conch Republic Military Forces

Conch Independence Day Celebration

Pyrates of the Coast

Knot for Sail

Memoirs of a Buccaneer

International Pirate's Hall of Fame





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