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America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association
(AGLCA)TM is an organization of people who share a sense of adventure and a curiosity about America's Great Loop. Our association's primary purpose is to disseminate information and enhance the overall experience for those learning about, dreaming of, as well as exploring and safely cruising --America's Great Loop. Explore our site! There is much to see!
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Great Loop Radio:  It's National Safe Boating Week and Rachel Johnson, executive director of the National Safe Boating Council, will share information on staying safe on the water, including tips on finding the right life jacket, the importance of safe boating courses, technology that can help keep you safe, and more!  Listen live at 10 am eastern or at another time.

Great Loop Radio:  Captains Chris and Alyse Caldwell will share tips on what to consider when searching for your perfect boat. They'll teach you how to KNOW whether a boat is perfect for you, including tips on considerations for  budget, guests aboard, engine room access, boat handling, and more.  Listen live at 10 am eastern or later on demand.

Burgee Decals:  3 x 5 AGLCA Burgee decals are now available in the Ship's Store.  These are great to put on your car or boat!

Fall 2017 Rendezvous: Registration opens TODAY at noon eastern time. Click Here for more details.  Click here to register.

Fall 2017 Rendezvous: Registration for the Fall 2017 Rendezvous will open on Monday, May 15th at 12:00 pm eastern time. Visit the Fall 2017 Rendezvous Page page for more info.

Great Loop Radio: This morning at 10 am eastern Cindy Lewis of Sterling Associates will give tips on how to finance your dream boat.  Cindy was one of the most highly rated speakers at our recent Spring Rendezvous, and she'll cover everything from requirements for obtaining financing to tax benefits and consequences, plus much more.

Great Loop Radio:  Marine systems expert Steve D'Antonio tells us why we shouldn't go easy on our diesel engines and explains the damage that can happen when running at a light load for extended periods of time on today's podcast at 10 AM eastern.

Loop Segment:  The Mobile Bay to the Keys route segment has been updated in the About the Route section.  Check it out! It includes a sample itinerary with things to see and do, forum postings, podcasts and so much more right at your finger tips.

Great Loop Radio:  Today we will discuss the Erie Canal and its bicentennial celebration with Steven Gosset of the New York Power Authority.  The NYPA assumed ownership of the NY State Canal Corporation, including the Erie Canal, earlier this year.  Listen live at 10 am eastern or on demand at a convenient time for you.

Harbor Host of the Year: Congratulations to Herb Seaton, our new Harbor Host of the Year!  Our heartfelt thanks to Herb for all the support he's given to his fellow Loopers!

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