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You've made it through Chicago! Now what? Popular Rendezvous Speakers Rick & Betsy Johnson will share details on how to tackle the rivers, including navigation tips, ports of call, dealing with barges and tows, and more!

AGLCA currently has several events on the calendar, which leads to questions about the best event to attend for your specific place in your Loop Life. This episode provides details on the upcoming Fall Rendezvous, Looper Lifestyle... more

Join us as Bob Kunath, Waterway Guide's Great Lakes Cruising Editor, shares details of the Wisconsin side of lake Michigan. Bob will talk about specific ports to visit, weather on the lake, and more!

Ed Tillett, General Manager, and Jeff Jones, Publisher of Waterway Guide Media are our guests. Our discussion was recorded at the Miami Boat Show and covers boating in the information age and new tools available that help make boating... more

Gold Looper Barb Reinken is our guest for this episode. Barb has been boating on Lake Michigan for more than 40 years, and just finished cruising the eastern shore on her second Great Loop trip. Barb joins us from her boat, docked in... more

Join us as Lee Wheelbarger of Electric Blue tells us about his project to do the Great Loop completely under solar power, not just for propulsion, but for powering all the boat's systems!

Mike McKeown of Parkbridge Marinas is back to give us cruising information on the North Channel. He'll share navigation tips, fishing information, anchorage suggestions, and what to see and do when in this picturesque area of Canada.

Mike McKeown of Parkbridge Marinas tells us what to see and do while cruising Georgian Bay.

Join us as we talk with John Guider, a 66-year-old on his final leg of the Great Loop in a 14-foot, non-motarized boat he built himself!

Our guest this week is Chad Buchner, Manager of Canal Operations for Parks Canada. Chad will lead us through the Trent Severn Wateray, covering details about this historic and unique waterway and how to plan for this part of... more