About Us

FLAGSHIP WOLF PRESERVATION SOCIETY IS COMMITTED TO

,,,introducing the wonderful world of traditional sailing to new generations for years to come. Our goal is to have Flagship WOLF ready to offer Day Sails and Courses at Sea by November 2021 or sooner.

Our mission is to offer educational, cultural, leadership, environmental, and humanitarian sail programs for youth, families, and seniors in Key West, as well as at other scheduled ports of call in Florida, The Bahamas, and Caribbean.

The stewards of the 74’ Flagship WOLF, the Conch Republic’s storied duo, First Sea Lord Admiral Finbar and wife Julie,are charting a new course for the ship and invite you to join them as they embark on this exciting journey to “Keep the Ancient Art of Sail Alive!” 

YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TODAY WILL ENSURE

this beloved Florida Keys Icon’s historical preservation, maintenance, and upgrades to comply with USCG licensing requirements; and to continue to operate in Key West (her home port since 1984.) 

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FWPS is a program of UCC WHALE Center’s Waves of Change, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, registered in FL, UT, and NY. Enrolled in the PAYPAL Giving Fund, all contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. FWPS Planned Giving Opportunities also available. EIN # 31-1779048.

OUR MISSION

FWPS is dedicated to keeping the ancient art of sail alive, supporting the Conch Republic’s Flagship WOLF historic preservation efforts; providing hands-on youth leadership sail training and eco-educational sails; and promoting positive change through education, peacekeeping, music, art, storytelling, and sail.

OUR PROGRAMS

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

  • FLAGSHIP WOLF MAINTENANCE & REFURBISHING EFFORTS

COURSES AT SEA

  • YOUNG SEAFARERS ACADEMY SAIL SEAMANSHIP & YOUTH TRAINING (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced & Internships at Sea)
  • INTRO TO THE ANCIENT ART OF SAIL & MARITIME HISTORY
    • Youth, Family, Adult & Senior Courses

SAILS (YOUTH, ADULT & FAMILY)

  • SPECIALTY SAILS with Ecologists & Environmentalists, Musicians, Authors, Artists, Historians & Storytellers
  • COMMUNITY BASED SAILS
  • PIRATE SAILS

VOYAGES & PORT OF CALL VISITS

  • PEACEVISION WAVES OF CHANGE – US, THE BAHAMAS, JAMAICA (and CUBA with United States gov’t approval)
  • HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS OF MERCY RELIEF SAILS
  • GOODWILL AMBASSADOR VOYAGES
  • CULTURAL EXCHANGE VOYAGES

FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES

  • PEACEVISION FILMS’ Cuba Reframed – The Power of Connection (2020) Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022 National broadcast on PBS available
  • MATT DEAN FILMS’ Old Man and the Sea – Return to Cuba (2018)

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

FWPS is a program of UCC WHALE Center’s Waves of Change, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, registered in FL, UT, and NY. Enrolled in the PAYPAL Giving Fund, and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. FWPS Planned Giving Opportunities also available. EIN # 31-1779048