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Great Loop Veterans Host "Loopers" Visiting the Upper Bay, Proptalk, February 12, 2018

Unique Adventure: Cruising the Great Loop, White Bear Press, January 17, 2018

Ohio Natives Prepare to Take on America's Great Loop, The McAllen Monitor, January 14, 2018

Birch Bay Couple Complete 5,428-Mile Boat Journey, The Northern Light, January 12, 2018

Rifle Boaters Turn White Flag Gold, Post Independent/Citizen Telegram, January 10, 2018

Making the (5,000) Miles Count, Canoe & Kayak, January 8, 2018

A Dream Lost? His 7,000-mile Voyage Threw That for a Loop, Johnson City Press eEdition, December 28, 2017

HQ, Headquarters for Great Loop Cruising, Megayacht News, December 7, 2017

Buying a Boat for the Great Loop, Commuter Cruiser, December 2, 2017

Torqeedo Powers Great Loop Voyage, Soundings Trade Only Today, November 29, 2017

Snowbirds by Sea: Sailing South for Winter, Door County Pulse, November 14, 2017

Pensacola man recalls adventure as youngest person to cruise America's Great Loop solo, Pensacola News Journal, November 2, 2017

Area 'Loopers' share their experience on the Great Loop,, October 19, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Couple's Great Loop Adventure, PropTalk, October 19, 2017

The Great Loop: America's Boating Adventure, TravelPulse, October 16, 2017

Home again: Janesville Couple Finish Cruising the Great Loop, GazetteXtra, October 14, 2017

TrawlerFest First: A Marriage, PassageMaker, October 4, 2017

Boating Couple Has Visited 49 Countries, Times Daily, October 3, 2017

We Need an Offramp From the Mississippi River, Southeast Missourian, October 3, 2017

New Transient Boat Dock Attracts More Than 50 to Paducah in One Week, Local 6 WPSD, September 28,2017

Comstock Park Couple Back After Completing the Great Loop, Michigan Live, September 25, 2017

'Crossing the Wake': How One Woman Sailed Solo, Star News, September 23, 2017

Paducah Boat Dock Gives Green Light to Tourists, WPSD Channel 6, September 21, 2017

Cruising the Continent at 5 mph: Krancic Returns From a Year Sailing 5,700-mile Great Loop, News Tribune, September 1, 2017

"It's Just Us and Sunshine": Solar-Powered Boat Stops in Sheboygan on Historic Voyage, Sheboygan Press, August 25, 2017

For Pastor, Great Loop was Great Adventure
, Florida Today, August 18, 2017

Crossing a Wake: One Family's Journey Through the Great American Loop, The Devil Strip, August, 2017

Cleveland Native Sails the Great Loop, Cleveland 19 News, August 2, 2017

The Iconic Inland Waterways of America's Great Loop, Afloat, August 2017

A Great Adventure, Grand Haven Tribune, July 25, 2017

Willoughby couple completes 6000-mile East Coast loop on their boat, The News-Herald, July 24, 2017

Stark Couple Embarks on 'America's Great Loop' Boating Adventure,, July 9, 2017

 Michigan cancer survivor finishes 6,000-mile boating trip,
Detroit Free Press, July 1, 2017

Christine Gooch Recounts an Epic 9,000-Mile Journey ‘Round’ America in Her Prout Catamaran, Sailing Today, Summer 2017

Family Lives on Their Boat for 10 Months,, 6/20/17

The Adventure of a Lifetime, The Morning Show,, 6/20/17

4,465 Miles of the Great Loop Alone on a 14 Foot Walker Bay, Cruising Odyssey, 6/14/17

Barge Crushes Loop Boat at Dock on ICW in Virginia,, 5/23/17

After Completing the Great Loop a Couple Plans to Keep on Cruising ,, 5/6/17

A Two-Year Great Loop Adventure, PropTalk, May 2017

Retired Couple and Their Dog Tackle the Great Loop in a C-Dory 25,, 4/27/17

Nomad of the Great Loop--Rich Brand,, 4/26/17

A Year in Shorts Along the Great Loop (part four of four), MarinaLife, Spring 2017

An Improbable 6,000-Mile Boat Trip Around the East Coast, New York Times, 3/22/17

Mia Wilson, Age 6 with a Congenital Heart Defect, Is on the Great Loop with Her Family, Cruising Odyssey, 3/14/17

Bucket List: North Texas Man Conquers Great Loop, NBC Dallas, 3/8/17

50 Boating Things to Do Before You Die, Boating Magazine, 3/2/17

Sailing Full Circle: Williams Completes the Great Loop Journey, Wise County Messenger, 2/18/17

Mia's Big Heart and Big Birthday, Keys Weekly, 2/13/17

Boating Abroad: From the Erie to Canada on the Great Loop Part 2, Canal Boat & Tillergraph, 2/13/17

Boating Abroad: From the Erie to Canada on the Great Loop Part 1, Canal Boat & Tillergraph, 2/9/17

Ohio Family Takes Hospital Break to Complete Great Loop,, 1/20/17

A Year in Shorts Along the Great Loop (part three of four), MarinaLife, Winter 2017

2016 Adventures of the Year: Inspiring Feats by Land, Sea & Sky, Reading Eagle, 12/29/16

The Great Loopers, 55Plus, Dec 2016/Jan 2017
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Write-ups about Tanya Binford and her book, Crossing the Wake, can be found on pgs. 14 and 76 (printed version), PassageMaker Magazine, Nov/Dec 2016
Cruising the Loop,, 10/26/16
Couple on 7,000-Mile Boat Trips Joins Vol Navy, Knoxville News Sentinel,10/14/16

Sailing Away, Woodford County Journal, 10/4/16
Taking on the Great Loop,, Sep/Oct 2016

Epic Exploration, Pickleball Magazine, Sep/Oct 2016
Couple Return from Great Loop, Times Daily, 9/27/16
Local Couple Spends Year Exploring US By Boat, Winnipeg Free Press, 9/6/16
Have Paddles, Will Travel, Winnipeg Free Press, 9/3/16
Great Adventure, Power & Motoryacht, September 2016
Couple Embarks on Lake Cruise Venture, Columbia County News-Times, 8/31/16
Cruising America's Great Loop,, 8/13/16
Retired Couple Conquers the Great Loop, St. Joseph News Press, 8/7/16
Auxilarist Kitty Nicolai Named AGLCA 2015 Harbor Host of the Year, Breeze, Summer 2016
(Article begins on pg. 13)
Le Great Loop Avec Emotion, Quebec Yachting, Summer 2016
(Article is in French and begins on pg. 40)
Local Loopers Enjoying Waterways Voyage, Record & Clarion, 3/22/16
A Loopy Adventure, Sailing Magazine, 4/30/15
Looping with Little Ones, Boat US, Aug/Sep 2014
Florida's Big Bend: A Memorable Passage, PassageMaker, 3/1/13

The Journey Within, Power & Motoryacht, September 2012
The Great Loop by Pontoon Boat, Boat US, Oct/Nov 2011
Life on the Loop, Soundings Online, 3/9/11
The Not-So Great Loop, Power & Motoryacht, June 2009

The Great Loop, American Profile, 8/24/08

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