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AGLCA Mobile App

AGLCA has a mobile app for our members!  Key features include: App Screen
  • Improved mobile version of the website - A mobile version of the www.GreatLoop.org website that displays in a more user-friendly way than accessing it in a browser on a mobile device is included with the app.  If you typically access the site on a mobile device, you’ll want to visit the site through the app instead of through a browser like Safari or Chrome.

  • “Meets” - Find other Loopers! - The app uses the GPS on your smart phone to show you (if you give it permission), and other Loopers who have granted permission, on a map.  There are a few limitations that make sense when you understand why they are there.  First, you are only displayed temporarily (maximum of 24 hours).  This eliminates a problem of people forgetting their location is displayed and cluttering the map if they’re not currently cruising.  We think it’s reasonable for those who want to be “visible” to log in once a day to continue to be seen and update their location.  Second, you will only see other Loopers (who have made themselves visible) within a 200 mile radius.

Burgee

Ability to fly our exclusive members-only burgee that identifies you as a Looper andBurgee serves as a welcome mat when coming across other Loopers while cruising.  The burgee is available for purchase once you become a member.

Cost of Looping Calculator

The cost of Looping tool was designed to help you plan your Great Loop adventure by estimating what your costs may be doing the Loop in different types of boats and with different types of cruising preferences. 

New!  You can now search the costs input by other Loopers!  This feature enables you to see what other members with boats and cruising styles similar to your spent on their Great Loop adventure.

Discounts

Discounts, Discounts, Discounts! Members receive discounts on services and marinas, and special offers from our Sponsors throughout the Great Loop route, including 50% off your basic Boat U.S. membership dues and 10% off Enterprise Rental Cars.

Discussion Forum

Members' Discussion Forum -  This forum is THE place for information and inspiration about the Great Loop.

Rendezvous & Reunions

Ability to attend our semi-annual members-only Rendezvous. The camaraderie at these events is instantaneous because hundreds of people with a common interest are gathered in one place to learn about the Great Loop and share their experiences.

BaccaLOOPerate

Members who have completed the Great Loop are awarded their BaccaLOOPerate Degree printedSample BaccaLooperate
on gold parchment paper suitable for framing. Those completing the Loop a second time are awarded their MasterLOOPerate Degree.

Membership Directory

The Membership Directory gives you instant access to other members in your area whether you're at home or on the Loop.

Newsletters

NewsGreat Loop Link Newsletter emailed bi-monthly and eUpdates emailed every few weeks containing news about the people and places on the Loop.


Harbor Hosts

Access to Harbor Hosts. These are members who volunteer to assist Loopers when they enter the Harbor Hosts' home waters. Most will recommend services, share local knowledge and navigational tips, and often provide transportation for re-provisioning. The Harbor Hosts are displayed on the Interactive Great Loop Map.

Get Involved

  • Rewards for Getting Involved  
    • Be a part of the AGLCA Writers' Bureau and have an article published for a three-month membership extension.
    • Participate in the AGLCA Speakers Bureau and present on The Great Loop for a three-month membership extension.
    • Refer a new member to AGLCA and receive a two-month extension.
    • Refer a new Sponsor and receive a one-year extension.
    • Free Membership Renewal Coupons available at participating Sponsors.

Live Feed of Member Blogs

A live feed of all active Member Blogs & Websites, allowing you to stay up-to-date on the status of your fellow Loopers.

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