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America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association brings you this weekly podcast providing information and inspiration to help you plan your own Great Loop adventure.

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Wendy & Hal share the story of their Great Loop adventure aboard their Grand Banks 42 Classic, Patriot. They'll tell why they chose the Grand Banks, what they did to prepare for the trip, their cruising preferences like how many miles they... more

Join us as platinum Looper, Herb Seaton, shares information on Looping solo. Herb is in the midst of his 3rd trip around the Great Loop solo. He'll share some of the things he's learned along the way that make locking and docking... more

On this week's episode, Nate Gilman of MM-SEAS talks about the requirements for obtaining a captain's license and helps you avoid some of the pitfalls in the application process. He'll also share how having one can benefit Loopers.

Stan & Dana share the story of their Great Loop adventure aboard their MJM 40z. They discuss details about the boat and what made it ideal for them. They also talk about why they decided to do the Loop, their cruising preferences, and the... more

Have you ever wondered when and why AGLCA was founded? How has it changed over the years? What's next for AGLCA? By listener request, your Home Port Crew tells you all about AGLCA on this week's podcast.

Cindy Lewis of Sterling Associates brings us up to date on the details of financing your Great Loop boat in 2023. Our discussion includes information on how the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes are affecting boat loans, what requirements... more

The AGLCA Home Port Crew takes on the topic of security aboard with a discussion on how to keep your vessel, your belongings, and the people aboard secure while Looping.

Our "Story of our Loop" series continues with Craig and Niki telling us about their Great Loop aboard their 42' Nordic Tug, "Joy Girl".

For newer boaters, obtaining insurance coverage for a Great Loop boat has been a challenge for the past few years. Jon Horton of Jack Martin & Associates joins us this week to share what he expects from the marine... more

The past few years have presented challenges to new Loopers looking to buy their perfect Great Loop boat. Will those challenges continue in 2023? Join us on this week's podcast as Curtis Stokes of Curtis Stokes & Associates shares his... more

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