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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:  Join us for today's podcast at 10 am eastern as Chad Buchner, Manager of Canal Operations for the Trent-Severn Waterway, tells us what to expect along this historic canal as they prepare to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. 

Great Loop Radio:  A new transient dock will soon open in Paducah, KY, providing a much needed fuel stop for Loopers.  Paducah's Director of Park Services, Mark Thompson, will be our guest on today's episode to tell us more about the new facility and what services will be offered there.

Great Loop Radio:  AGLCA members, Captains Ed & Sue Kelly, are two prairie-raised Iowans who sold everything, bought a boat, and sailed off into retirement. Sounds familiar to many Great Loopers, but this couple's first Great Loop was not in North America.  It was the Great Loop of Europe!  Listen today at 10 am eastern to learn about this fascinating 6,000 mile trip aboard their 40' catamaran.

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.

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