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Upcoming Webinars

With some upcoming AGLCA events canceled, we're ramping up our webinar series to bring some informational content to our members.

Webinars are being held Thursday evenings. Details and links to registration are below.

We hope this series helps you pass the time as we all wait for the COVID-19 restrictions to end.

Virtual Looper Crawls
A popular part of an AGLCA Rendezvous is a Looper Crawl. Many of the Loopers with boats at the marina will open those boats for others to tour. It's a great way to see many Loop-capable boats in one place.

With the Spring Rendezvous canceled this year, we are bringing you a Virtual Looper Crawl. Join us along with some of our sponsors and Gold and Platinum Loopers for an in-depth look into popular types of Great Loop-capable vessels. Each week we’ll explore a new category and enjoy a virtual tour from a few veteran Loopers who will show you just what life aboard really looks like. Grab your favorite docktails recipe and a front row seat for our Virtual Looper Crawl.

June 18 ~ Motor Yachts & Express Cruisers (Click here for the recording)
June 25 ~ Trawlers (Click here for the recording)
July 2 ~ *** Postponed until July 16th ~ Tugs & Down East Boats
July 9 ~ Sailboats & Power Catamarans



You can choose to attend one or more of the virtual crawls.
$25 per webinar. AGLCA Members Only.
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Recorded Webinars

To view recordings of our most recent webinar series, please visit our Vimeo on-demand page.

The following webinars were presented live and the recordings are now available.

Webinar: AGLCA Member Benefits and Website
This webinar gives you an introduction to the benefits AGLCA offers our members, and shows you all of the tools and information available via the www.greatloop.org website.
Free.  Available to members and non-members.
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Webinar: Introduction to the Great Loop AGLCA
Director Kim Russo will answer frequently asked questions about the Great Loop, provide statistics on the trip, and take you on a tour of the route using pictures submitted by our members.
Free.  Available to members and non-members.
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Webinar: Marine Electronics ~ Introductory Course
A marine electronics overview and guide to electronics on the Great Loop. This session will cover navigational electronics, cartography, safety equipment, mobile device navigation apps, Waterway Guide, ActiveCaptain and marine electronic trends. Information will include what's necessary and helpful while cruising the Loop.
$25. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: Marine Electronics ~ In-Depth Series
You're Looping in the digital age! There is more information at your finger tips than Loopers could have dreamed of 20 years ago. But how do you know what components work together? Is an upgrade to your boat's electronics mandatory, or can you make due with what you have? What are the marine electronics "must haves" vs. the "luxuries"? How do you stay "connected" while Looping?
$150. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: Finding & Buying Your Perfect Great Loop Boat
Admiral Sponsor Curtis Stokes of Curtis Stokes & Associates teaches you how to find and purchase your perfect Looping boat!
$25. AGLCA Members Only.
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Webinar: Navigation Made Easy
Review the latest in navigation resources including paper charts, electronic chart plotters, and internet websites that can help you plan your cruise for a day or the whole season. Learn about lights and other navigational assets while you discover how to interpret range markers and other ATONs. You’ll learn that navigation is much more than moving from one waypoint to the next and there’s no final exam!
$25. AGLCA Members Only.
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Webinar: Boat Lists & Procedures to be Safe, Secure & Successful as Boaters
This course will cover boat lists that may be helpful to ensure that you have a wonderful cruising experience. Lists covered will include such things as Coast Guard lists, food stores, maintenance, daily running log, medical supplies and more. These lists will help you get a handle on what you have aboard, where you have it and how much you have.
$25. AGLCA Members Only.
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Webinar: Tips from Gold Loopers
Ever wish you had access to a group of people who have completed the Loop to answer all your questions? Our panel of veterans Loopers will share some of their favorite Looping tips including short presentations covering what to bring with you, how to deal with the things you’ve left behind, and storage solutions for your boat. Then we'll move to an extended open Q&A period to address any general Looping questions you have.
$25. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: All About Anchoring (Part 1)
Scott and Karen spent 167 nights at anchor on their Loop and thoroughly enjoyed all that anchoring has to offer. In this session you will learn how to size your ground tackle and how to properly deploy your anchor so you can have a restful night sleep. Scott and Karen will also be sharing tips on how to anchor and hints on making anchoring more enjoyable. By sharing, they hope to help others enjoy anchoring on their Great Loop.
$25. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: Weather Info Aboard
This webinar features Gold Loopers sharing their favorite sources of weather information aboard and how they use them on a daily basis to make a go/no-go decision. They’ll include a general weather overview as well as their favorite sources for determining forecasts, wind, waves, tide and current.
$25. AGLCA Members Only.
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Webinar: A Great Loop Side Trip on the Rideau Canal
Join us for an in-depth look at a Great Loop side trip on the Rideau Canal. This session will give you the details on what you need to know to cruise and explore this historic waterway.
Free for AGLCA members--Click Here for the discount code to use to watch the video. $25 for non-members.
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Webinar: Canadians on the Loop
This session provides information for AGLCA's Canadian members on requirements to enter the U.S. by boat, how long they can stay from both an immigration and a taxation standpoint, and what else to consider before they embark on the Great Loop.
Free for AGLCA Members. $25 for non-members.
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Webinar: Being at Anchor
In this session, we will discuss additional things to consider when planning to anchor out. Topics like boat consideration, utilization of resources, (power, water, holding), mooring balls, galley thoughts, dinghy use and points of interest will be included.
$25. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: Nebo for Loopers
AGLCA adopted Nebo last year as our "official" app to assist Loopers in finding each other on the water. Did you know it has many other features? Join us as Stephen Winter, Nebo's Managing Director, shows us the ins and outs of using Nebo.
Free. Available to anyone.
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Webinar: Cruising the Down East Loop Series
This seminar covers what you need to know to plan for and safely cruise the spectacular 2,700-statute mile route known as the Down East Loop. The route takes you through the Canadian Maritimes; New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia, as well as the coast of New England and New York.
$100. Open to AGLCA members and non-members.
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Webinar: Virtual Looper Crawl ~ Motor Yachts & Express Cruisers

In this session, you'll hear from one of our sponsors, as well as our Gold and Platinum Loopers and learn about what makes Motor Yachts & Express Cruisers popular with Loopers.

Boats featured include:
One Eye Dog (1999 Hatteras 52 Sport Deck)
The Journey (2002 Navigator 4400 Classic)
Miss Utah (Bayliner 52)
Good Kharma (2001 Cruisers Yacht 4450 Express)
$25. AGLCA Members Only.
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Skipper Bob
MJM Yachts