Meet the Fleet

April 27, June 28, September 28, and November 17

Meet the Fleet is back in action and we have four events planned this year. These events bring together local chefs and fishermen with an informative presentation and tasting that will be sure to deepen your appreciation of local seafood.

Join us for the next Meet the Fleet on November 17. More details will be available soon and tickets will go on sale four weeks before the event.


Meet the Fleet in Chatham on Thursday, November 17 at 6 p.m. 

Join us for the next Meet the Fleet event at the Chatham Orpheum. More details to follow! 

  • Date: Thursday, November 17 at 5 p.m.
  • Location: Chatham Orpheum Theatre,  637 Main St, Chatham
  • Tickets: $20 per person

Meet the Fleet in Orleans on Wednesday, September 28 at 5 p.m.

It was a beautiful fall evening at the marina in East Orleans with 60 guests in attendance. Hosted by our generous sponsor, Nauset Marine. Guest speakers included a panel of knowledgeable fishermen – Kurt Martin, Bill Amaru, Andrew Spalt and Stephanie Sykes. Our guest chef and owners of The Rail, Cam and Tyler Hadfield, shared with us their story and delicious offerings of conch and Jonah crab. Refreshments were provided by Quahog Republic.

  • Date: Wednesday, September 28 at 5 p.m.
  • Location: Nauset Marine East, 235 Main Street, Orleans
  • Tickets: $20 per person

Meet the Fleet in Falmouth on Wednesday, June 22 at 5 p.m.

Thank you to the 40 guests who joined us for this unique Meet the Fleet. We heard from local business owners and fishermen, sharing their on-the-water experience and love of sustainable seafood. Thank you to our host, The Fisherman’s Pantry, in Falmouth Village and to Quahog Republic for providing refreshments. 

  • Date: Wednesday, June 22 at 5 p.m.
  • Location: The Fisherman’s Pantry, 95 Palmer Ave., Falmouth
  • Tickets: $20 per person 
  • Guest Speakers: Tracy Sylvester of Wooden Island Wild and local fisherman, Ken Baughman.

 Meet the Fleet in Chatham on Wednesday, May 12  at 5 p.m.

We had 80 guests join us to enjoy refreshments and lite bites from Chatham Bars Inn and Quahog Republic, followed by an informative presentation by Lisa Whelan who cooked up a tasty hake recipe.  Retired Chatham fisherman Mike Anderson shared his experience on the water with entertaining fish tales.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 22 at 5 p.m.
  • Location: The Captain Harding House, 1566 Main Street, Chatham
  • Tickets: $20 per person
  • Guest Speakers: Lisa Whelan of Dancing Spoons Chef Services and retired fisherman, Mike Anderson

For more information about these events, please contact Jenn Allard.

Please Take Note
Individuals with disabilities who need a special accommodation to participate in a Fishermen’s Alliance program, service, or activity, should call the ADA/504 Coordinator Melissa Sanderson at (508) 945-2432 x103 or the Massachusetts Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-439-2370 at least two working days in advance.

Reasonable accommodations may include, but are not limited to, interpreters, assistive listening devices, accessible seating or documentation in an alternate format.

Thank you to our Meet the Fleet partners: