8 a.m.: Shuttles begin their routes from satellite parking lots at New London High School, Waterford High School, Crystal Mall, Ocean State Job Lot in Waterford, and Connecticut College.
9:30 a.m.: The ships, led by the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle, leave Niantic.
10 a.m.: Sailfest opens for the day.
10 a.m: The parade up the Thames River begins as Eagle rounds New London Ledge Light at the mouth of New London Harbor.
11 a.m.: Flyover by U.S. Coast Guard aircraft.
Noon: Music acts open at City Pier and Fort Trumbull.
12:15 p.m.: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy officially welcomes the fleet at Fort Trumbull.
1 p.m.: Music acts open at Hygienic Art Park.
2-6 p.m.: Ships are open for visits at Fort Trumbull, City Pier and State Pier. Eagle closes at 4 p.m. at Fort Trumbull.
8:30 p.m: Last shuttles leave parking lots for fireworks.
9 p.m.: Fireworks, sponsored by the Mashantucket Pequots.
11 p.m.: Last shuttle runs; Sailfest concludes for the day.