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HomeSpring 2017 Rendezvous

Announcing an EXCITING change...
The 2017 Spring Rendezvous will be held April 25th - 28th in NEW BERN, NC!
Join us to enjoy seminars, meals, Looper crawls, and that famous Looper camaraderie!

Admission for the full Spring Rendezvous is now SOLD OUT!
BUT --
We've opened a limited amount of space for registration that includes all seminars and activities, as well as lunch on Wednesday (4/26) and Thursday (4/27).  Because of space constraints, lunch on Friday (4/28) and dinner on Tuesday (4/25) and Wednesday (4/26) are not included.

Click for Registration with Limited Meals

If you would like to be put on the waiting list for full Rendezvous registration, please use the link below.


The marina for the AGLCA Spring 2017 Rendezvous is New Bern Grand Marina Yacht Club!  Attendees must reserve their slip 30 days preceding the event and will be required to pre-pay.  Reservations may be canceled for a refund or credited toward a future stay.  Fees for the AGLCA Rendezvous are:  $1.00 per boat foot per night (up to four nights) (electric not included, which is $4.00 (30 Amp service) and $6.00 (50 Amp service).  30 ft. minimum.  Should participants choose to extend their stay either before or after the event, normal rates will apply at $1.50 per boat foot / $1.25 BoatUS members.

The marina has very limited space still available, and no available slips for boats 40' and over.
 Hotel/Meeting Space 

The hotel and site for the seminars and meals is the DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern Riverfront. Our room block is sold out and the hotel is now full.  Click here for a list of nearby hotels.



The agenda includes one track with detailed seminars about the Great Loop route taking you from New Bern to the Tennessee River, site of our Fall Rendezvous.  Our "Looping 101" track gives general information on various topics with a focus on the Great Loop, such as "Locking Through", "Finding your Perfect Great Loop Boat", "Handling Emergencies Aboard", etc.  The agenda also includes ample social time to get to know other Loopers, and our famous "Looper Crawls" during which you can explore the Looper boats in the marina.


Click Here to see the 2017 agenda.

 About New Bern
Two beautiful rivers meet in New Bern, where you'll find Tryon Palace, spectacular gardens, historic homes, quaint shops, cozy restaurants and lively entertainment, which frame downtown streets. Learn more.
Getting There
The Coastal Carolina Regional Airport serves New Bern, and is just 7 minutes from the Rendezvous site. Major airlines fly into this airport, and the DoubleTree New Bern offers free shuttle service from the airport. Learn more.
Register Now!
Registration is $369 per person and includes 2 dinners, 3 lunches, all seminars and social events.   Rendezvous is currently sold out but you can sign up for the waiting list. WAITING LIST

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