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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

As many Loopers get ready to tackle the Canadian portion of the Great Loop, join us and our guests, Bob Anderson and Chuck Wells, presenters of the USPS webinar on Crossing Borders. They'll give us all the information needed to cross... more

This week's episode covers Cruising with Kids. Our guests are John and April Scarcella, new members of AGLCA who are about to begin the Great Loop with their three children, ages 12, 10, and 2 1/2. We'll talk about why this is the right... more

We often receive questions from people contemplating doing the Great Loop without a first mate. So this week, we're rebroadcasting a previous episode featuring Tanya Binford, a Gold Looper who single-handed her boat for most of... more

Join us this week as we talk about meters for troubleshooting on your boat, with a focus on electrical problems. Our guest host will be Keith Ruse of Deltaville Boatyard. Those of you who attended the Spring Rendezvous will remember... more