Fort Myers Beach new home to Privateer Lynx ship
Fort Myers Beach, FL--–The Lynx Educational Foundation, operators of Privateer Lynx, announced Thursday that Fort Myers Beach has been selected as the ship’s new winter home port of call.
The ship is currently in Fort Myers Beach through January 23. Lynx will then travel to St. Petersburg before returning to Fort Myers Beach for the duration of the ship’s winter months. Lynx did not have a designated winter port on the East Coast prior to today’s announcement.
Lynx is currently on a five-year mission, which began in 2010, along the East Coast of the United States and Canada to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner.
A schedule of future ship tours and sailaways in Fort Myers Beach will be announced in the coming days. The ship will return to Fort Myers Beach, following its visit to St. Petersburg, on February 1 at 12 p.m.