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Great Loop Cruising: A Guide To The Looper Lifestyle-Chicago
March 23, 2018, 1:30 PM until March 24, 2018, 4:00 PM
Chicago Marriott Schaumburg
50 N Martingale Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
1 (847) 240-0100
is required by March 20, 2018
Registration cancellations will be accepted until March 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM
For cancellations received up to 2 weeks prior to event, registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. For cancellations received within 2 weeks of the event start date, registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee if the seat can be filled. If the seat cannot be filled, no refund will be issued. If you request a refund longer than 4 months after registering, the processing fee will change to $100. After 4 months, we can no longer issue a refund to your credit card so a check must manually be processed and mailed to you.
Ever wonder what it's really like to cruise America's Great Loop? Our seminar, "Great Loop Cruising: A Guide to the Looper Lifestyle" is for you!
Many of us have a Great Loop cruise on our bucket list. But, few actually move beyond just dreaming of the Loop to investigating whether and how to make it a reality. America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association is pleased to introduce this new, one-day seminar designed to help answer the questions most people have about the Great Loop.
• How much time and money will it take?
• What kind of a boat do I need?
• How can I leave my home/kids/grandkids for an extended period of time?
• Will my spouse and I still like each other after spending so much time together?
• Is it safe?
• Will I see interesting things, or just cruise along at a turtle's pace for a whole year of my life?
• I like my lifestyle. Can my life on the water replicate what I have at home?
• We've never handled a large boat before. Why start now?
• How will I know what to do in an emergency when we're all alone on our boat?
If these are questions you (or your spouse) have pondered, this seminar is for you.
The registration fee is $149 per person. Registration for each couple (or individual, if you're attending alone) includes a two-year AGLCA membership (a $140 value), a reception and lunch.
We've arranged a discounted room rate at the hotel where the seminar is being held. The Chicago Marriott Schaumburg is holding a block of rooms at a rate of $99 per night for March 23 & March 24. You must book by March 2nd using the button below.