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Great Loop Cruisers Rendezvous in Norfolk VA

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Great Loop Cruisers Rendezvous in Norfolk VA
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Another Spring boating story and this time it's about the AGLCA Great Loop Cruisers Rendezvous in Norfolk, VA.

The Erie Canal usually opens in mid May which makes the Spring Rendezvous in Norfolk convenient both for location and timing. This year the snowmelt and rainfall flooding in the Great Lake Region pushed back the opening of the Erie Canal System. "No problem, Mon" as many of the Loopers have learned during their winter visit to the Bahamas. Schedules are dangerous so this delay just gives everyone more time to explore the Chesapeake Bay.
 
Many of the traveling Looper Boats - more than 50 - docked in the adjacent marina. If you were late with your reservation overflow docking was available next door at the Nauticus Naval Museum. A few more Loopers dropped their hook on the other side of the river at the Hospital Point Anchorage. We even met more cruisers who docked in Portsmouth.
 
If you would like more information about becoming a "Looper" send us an email and we can help you become a member or visit the aglca website.

Check out a few of our rendezvous photos.

It's the Misty Moose Crew!
Heeeeeeeere's Rod! After spending a week with us aboard Sandy Hook Rod is preparing to make the loop as a single hander.
Captain Chris chats with a cruising couple about different parts of the loop in front of the official looper map.
The official group photo....
Wait! Wait! Captain Chris is on his way....
NOOOOOoooooooo! Don't go yet!
Oh well, better late than never! And it's never too late to start looping!
Captain Chris is ready to teach you all about the raw water cooling systems on your boat...Missed this lecture? Come to TrawlerFest in Baltimore.
Want your own T-shirt? Come to the next rendezvous this fall in Joe Wheeler State Park, Alabama.
The AGLCA burgee flying proudly.
Looper crawls are just another way of saying- Come on aboard! Open boats and great conversation are the best way to spend an afternoon.
A good boat dog keeps an eye out for dolphins...
Glad my folks bring me along!
Could you say no to this face?
   

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