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Upcoming Webinars
None currently scheduled as we plan the Virtual Fall Rendezvous.  More details coming soon!

Recorded Webinars
All of our recorded webinars are available on our Vimeo on-demand page. Details about each webinar recording and direct links are below.  Just select a category below that interests you to view the webinar options within that category.

AGLCA Membership Webinars

Loop Preparation Webinars

Loop Specific Webinars

Electronic/Navigation Webinars

General Boating Webinars

Side Trip Webinars







AGLCA Membership Webinars


AGLCA Member Benefits and Website
This webinar gives you an introduction to the benefits AGLCA offers our members, and shows you all of the tools and information available via the www.greatloop.org website.

Free.  Available to members and non-members.

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Loop Preparation Webinars


Canadians on the Loop
This session provides information for AGLCA's Canadian members on requirements to enter the U.S. by boat, how long they can stay from both an immigration and a taxation standpoint, and what else to consider before they embark on the Great Loop.

Free for AGLCA members when using this discount code.  $25 for non-members. 


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Finding & Buying Your Perfect Great Loop Boat
Admiral Sponsor Curtis Stokes of Curtis Stokes & Associates teaches you how to find and purchase your perfect Looping boat!

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Tips from Gold Loopers
Ever wish you had access to a group of people who have completed the Loop to answer all your questions? Our panel of veteran Loopers will share some of their favorite Looping tips including short presentations covering what to bring with you, how to deal with the things you’ve left behind, and storage solutions for your boat. Then we'll move to an extended open Q&A period to address any general Looping questions you may have.

$25. Available to anyone.

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Virtual Looper Crawl ~ Trawlers
In this session, you'll hear from one of our sponsors, as well as our Gold and Platinum Loopers and learn about what makes Trawlers popular with Loopers.

Boats featured include:
New Swift Trawler 47
2001 Mainship 390
2001 DeFever 49 CPMY
1991 36' Grand Banks
2003 Selene 43

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Motor Yachts and Express Cruisers Webinar Graphic
Virtual Looper Crawl ~ Motor Yachts & Express Cruisers
In this session, you'll hear from one of our sponsors, as well as our Gold and Platinum Loopers and learn about what makes Motor Yachts & Express Cruisers popular with Loopers.

Boats featured include:
One Eye Dog (1999 Hatteras 52 Sport Deck)
The Journey (2002 Navigator 4400 Classic)
Miss Utah (Bayliner 52)
Good Kharma (2001 Cruisers Yacht 4450 Express)

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Tugs and Downeast Boat Webinar Graphic
Virtual Looper Crawl ~ Tugs & Down East Boats
In this session, you'll hear from one of our sponsors, as well as our Gold and Platinum Loopers and learn about what makes Tugs and Down East Boats popular with Loopers.

Boats featured include:
29' Ranger Tug
34' American Tug
42' Nordic Tug
37' Back Cove

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Sailboats and Catamarans Webinar Graphic
Virtual Looper Crawl ~ Sailboats & Power Catamarans
In this session, you'll hear from one of our sponsors, as well as our Gold and Platinum Loopers and learn about what makes Sailboats & Power Catamarans popular with Loopers.

Boats featured include:
36' PDQ Sailing Catamaran
29' Catalina sailboat
44' Aquila Power Catamaran
47' Catalina sailboat
44' Endeavor Power Catamaran

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Loop Specific Webinars


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Introduction to the Great Loop
AGLCA Director Kim Russo will answer frequently asked questions about the Great Loop, provide statistics on the trip, and take you on a tour of the route using pictures submitted by our members.

Free.  Available to members and non-members.

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Electronic/Navigation Webinars


Marine Electronics ~ Introductory Course
A marine electronics overview and guide to electronics on the Great Loop. This session will cover navigational electronics, cartography, safety equipment, mobile device navigation apps, Waterway Guide, ActiveCaptain and marine electronic trends. Information will include what's necessary and helpful while cruising the Loop.

$25. Available to anyone.

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Marine Electronics ~ In-Depth Series
You're Looping in the digital age! There is more information at your finger tips than Loopers could have dreamed of 20 years ago. But how do you know what components work together? Is an upgrade to your boat's electronics mandatory, or can you make due with what you have? What are the marine electronics "must haves" vs. the "luxuries"? How do you stay "connected" while Looping?

$150. Available to anyone.  This series is not available as part of the Virtual Rendezvous registration package.

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Navigation Made Easy
Review the latest in navigation resources including paper charts, electronic chart plotters, and internet websites that can help you plan your cruise for a day or the whole season. Learn about lights and other navigational assets while you discover how to interpret range markers and other ATONs. You’ll learn that navigation is much more than moving from one waypoint to the next and there’s no final exam!

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Nebo for Loopers
AGLCA adopted Nebo last year as our "official" app to assist Loopers in finding each other on the water. Did you know it has many other features? Join us as Stephen Winter, Nebo's Managing Director, shows us the ins and outs of using Nebo.

Free. Available to anyone.

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General Boating Webinars


All About Anchoring
Scott and Karen spent 167 nights at anchor on their Loop and thoroughly enjoyed all that anchoring has to offer. In this session, you will learn how to size your ground tackle and how to properly deploy your anchor so you can have a restful night's sleep. Scott and Karen will also be sharing tips on how to anchor and hints on making anchoring more enjoyable. By sharing, they hope to help others enjoy anchoring on their Great Loop.

$25. Available to anyone.

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Being at Anchor
In this session, we will discuss additional things to consider when planning to anchor out. Topics like boat consideration, utilization of resources (power, water, holding), mooring balls, galley thoughts, dinghy use and points of interest will be included.

$25. Available to anyone.

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Boat Lists and Procedures to Be Safe, Secure, & Successful as Boaters
This course will cover boat lists that may be helpful to ensure that you have a wonderful cruising experience. Lists covered will include such things as Coast Guard lists, food stores, maintenance, daily running log, medical supplies and more. These lists will help you get a handle on what you have aboard, where you have it and how much you have.

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Weather Info Aboard
This webinar features Gold Loopers sharing their favorite sources of weather information aboard and how they use them on a daily basis to make a go/no-go decision. They’ll include a general weather overview as well as their favorite sources for determining forecasts, wind, waves, tide and current.

$25. AGLCA Members Only.

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Side Trip Webinars



Cruising the Down East Loop Series
This 6-part series covers what you need to know to plan for and safely cruise the spectacular 2,700-statute mile route known as the Down East Loop. The route takes you through the Canadian Maritimes; New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia, as well as the coast of New England and New York.

$100. Open to AGLCA members and non-members.

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A Great Loop Side Trip on the Rideau Canal
Join us for an in-depth look at a Great Loop side trip on the Rideau Canal. This session will give you the details on what you need to know to cruise and explore this historic waterway.

Free for AGLCA members with this discount code.  $25 for non-members.

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