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Great Loop Cruising: A Guide To The Looper Lifestyle-Chicago

Friday, November 8, 2019, 1:30 PM until Saturday, November 9, 2019, 4:30 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Arlington Heights
DoubleTree Room Reservations
75 West Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL  60005

(847) 364-7600
Julie Shea
843-879-5042 (p)
Guide to the Looper Lifestyle
Registration is closed
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, October 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Cancellation Policy:
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.

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 $139 per person. Your registration includes a reception on Friday and lunch on Saturday. Each registrant will also receive a one-year AGLCA membership (or membership extension).

We've arranged a discounted room rate at the hotel where the seminar is being held. The DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Arlington Heights is holding a block of rooms starting at $129 per night plus tax.

Curtis Stokes and Associates
Kevin Severance
At The Helm