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America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association
(AGLCA)TM is an organization of people who share a sense of adventure and a curiosity about America's Great Loop. Our association's primary purpose is to disseminate information and enhance the overall experience for those learning about, dreaming of, as well as exploring and safely cruising --America's Great Loop. Explore our site! There is much to see!
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Great Loop Radio:

Our series on the 2020 Illinois Waterway Closure continues with Kevin Dyer, Service Manager for Northport Bay Boatyard. If you are thinking about the possibility of storing your boat for the winter while the Illinois Waterway is closed, Kevin will share details about how and when to put your boat in to winter storage.


Great Loop Radio:

Our series on the 2020 Illinois Waterway Closure continues with details on heading through the Illinois River before it closes on July 1, 2020. Gold Looper, Joe Pica, joins us to share details about the side trips you can take during the summer after coming through the Illinois River in June, and Jon Horton shares insurance considerations if you plan to continue south to the Gulf and/or Florida for the summer rather than exploring the rivers via side trips. Listen here.


Registration is now open! Join us in Ft. Myers, Florida, from January 23-25, 2019. Select Gold Looper Reunion, Route Briefing or Looper Lifestyle track. Click here for details. 


Great Loop Radio:

This week we begin a series on the 2020 Illinois Waterway closure. Listen in as Gold Looper, Mike O'Malley, talks about the options of staying in Chicago until the waterway reopens.

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