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The boats in the harbor looked brilliant all lit up, Friday, Dec. 2, at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lighting of the Fleet at SYC

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

The boats in the harbor looked brilliant all lit up, Friday, Dec. 2, at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

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Jonathan McCague works on fixing up the Coca-Cola Polar Bear on the boat "Enjoy".

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Jonathan McCague works on fixing up the Coca-Cola Polar Bear on the boat "Enjoy".

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Brenda and David Hall

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Brenda and David Hall

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Katie, 11, and Emily, 8, Ridenour pose with Caroline, 13, and Patrick, 11, Kenefick

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Katie, 11, and Emily, 8, Ridenour pose with Caroline, 13, and Patrick, 11, Kenefick

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Golden Eagle III had many people aboard their boat, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Golden Eagle III had many people aboard their boat, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

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Michael and Diana Brown with Laura and John Proctor

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Michael and Diana Brown with Laura and John Proctor

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One boat had some garland and red bells on the bow of the boat as part of the holiday decorations.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

One boat had some garland and red bells on the bow of the boat as part of the holiday decorations.

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One boat had a net that had "caught" quite a few ornaments.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

One boat had a net that had "caught" quite a few ornaments.

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Bobby Overall set off the cannon during the Sundowner Ceremony, Friday, Dec. 2, at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Bobby Overall set off the cannon during the Sundowner Ceremony, Friday, Dec. 2, at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

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The Sarasota Youth Opera sang "Carol of the Bells".

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

The Sarasota Youth Opera sang "Carol of the Bells".

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Commodore Willa Saalwaechter poses with Mrs. and Mr. Claus.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Commodore Willa Saalwaechter poses with Mrs. and Mr. Claus.

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The Fighting Lady was decked out in lights and even had a dancing Santa.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

The Fighting Lady was decked out in lights and even had a dancing Santa.

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Max, 3, and Kim Ruzck

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Max, 3, and Kim Ruzck

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Judges Meredith Garofalo, Scott Hinckley and Elizabeth Bornstein were led around the docks by Commodore Willa Saalwaechter, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Judges Meredith Garofalo, Scott Hinckley and Elizabeth Bornstein were led around the docks by Commodore Willa Saalwaechter, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

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All the boats in the harbor were required to be decorated for the event.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

All the boats in the harbor were required to be decorated for the event.

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Harry and Betty Pawlowitz pose in front of their boat.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Harry and Betty Pawlowitz pose in front of their boat.

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Gillian and Cliff Whatmore pose with their children, Sarsen, 10, and Reece, 8.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

Gillian and Cliff Whatmore pose with their children, Sarsen, 10, and Reece, 8.

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One boat recreated "The Kiss".

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

One boat recreated "The Kiss".

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People enjoyed chit chatting with one another on the docks and on their boats, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

People enjoyed chit chatting with one another on the docks and on their boats, Friday, Dec. 2, during the "Lighting of the Fleet" at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

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A view of the Sarasota Yacht Club's harbor during the "Lighting of the Fleet".

Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 |

A view of the Sarasota Yacht Club's harbor during the "Lighting of the Fleet".

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