Since 1923people have come to the Fleet to mess around in boats. We are located on the pristine shoreline of Mount Desert Island and overlook the Great Harbor where you can race, sail, island-hop, picnic and row to your hearts content. It's the voyage of a lifetime.
NEH Fleet 100th
Anniversary Gala: Barn Dance
Featuring The Duke Ellington Orchestra Quintet
July 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Fleet 100 in style at The Barn, featuring farm-to-table fare, and the award-winning music of the The Duke Ellington Orchestra Quintet. Saxophonist Shelley Paul Carrol has been 'the show stopper' of The Ellington Orchestra for 31 years and has worked with with Tony Bennet, Roger Waters, Eric Clapton, Kool and the Gang, Joe Williams, Sheryl Crow and Nancy Wilson. Trombonist Andre Hayward is a winner of the International Thelonious Monk Competition and has been a featured member of Jazz at Lincoln Center for 20 years. Read the letter to the Fleet from Paul Ellington, Duke's grandson.
Tickets are SOLD OUT~Ticket Demand has been very high. We are sorting through all of the ticket requests and the table seating. If you have signed up on the waitlist we expect to be able to clear some from the waitlist, but will not have confirmations until next week. Please bear with us as we do that.
Thank you in advance for your patience.
100th Centennial Gala Team.
Fleet 100: Raft Up
July 29 at 10 AM Boats will form two "Os" next to Rebecca's "I" to form "100" for an on-the-water raft up and an aerial drone photograph which will be available for purchase. Pack a picnic and don't forget to wear your bathing suit.
Fleet 100: History
The ambience of the Great Harbor is a perfect starting point for any kind of ocean-going adventure. Tell your memories and stories of the Fleet to our Fleet History Committee.