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Cruise guides, cruisers' web pages, and
other information about doing the Great LoopAll boaters, whatever their species, are glad to meet new friends on the water!


Richard and the late Kathy Armstrong, Choices Our Little Rock friends who went up the Mississippi, then chased lighthouses by land. We will miss Kathy.

Pearce and Kay Baker, Aboard Kibon We met Kay and the late Pearce Baker in Tennessee, met them again in Florida. We will always remember Pearce's account of seeing the 9/11 attacks while on their boat on the Hudson River.

Tom Barnes & Margaret Mayer, on Pura Vida, making their second loop.

Phil Bolin on Apolonia cruised the Loop in 2005.

Tom & Gerry Clare, on Sea Knight

James and Patti Clausen, Summer School Can't do the whole Loop in one trip? The Clausen family took it in stages, with the kids, during the summers.

Charles & Pat get ready to cast off from our dockCharles & Pat Culotta, Louisiana Trawlers, who visited us--by boat, of course--on their trip up the Arkansas River.

Ruth & Bill Donovan cruised the Loop in 2005-06 on their boat Integrity.

John and Cyndi Esch, on the aptly named Fet-Esch

El and Bill Fiero, Halcyon

Patrick & Mary Fowles looped in their 25-foot C-Dory, Cosmic C.

John and Judy Gill, Two J's V, a 36 ft Carver MarinerBob & Cheryl Gural on How 'Bout Us (photo by Coleen)

Bob and Cheryl Gural, on How 'Bout Us. How 'bout the nice photo of Bob and Cheryl that's on their home page? Coleen snapped it when we were all staying at Bear Point Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama, in November 2002.

Jan and Bill Haueisen, Interlude

Ed and Marion Herndon, Remedy

Don and Ruth Kalen, Tranquility (sail) and Odyssey (trawlercat)

David and Angela Magill, M/V Illusions We were both docked for a period of time at Aqua Yacht Harbor

Oil and Water's Great Loop Bob and Ginny Harbison had a terrific Great Loop cruise; stop by Eddy Creek Marina on the Cumberland to hear about it in person.

The Rainbow Tug Fleet has lots of stories to tell about Great Loop cruising.

James Taylor, Sirenia Yes, you can do it single-handed. Just ask James.

Bill and Joanne van Lenthe, our Canadian friends on Picobello.

Organizations & Publications:

AGLCA burgee on the bow, at the 2004 rendezvous, Joe Wheeler State Park. Fred Myers seated on dock giving us all some good advice!America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association If you do nothing else, join this organization and buy the burgee. It is guaranteed to find friends.

Fred Myers He is da MAN on the Tennessee, Cumberland, and Tenn-Tom. Buy his guidebooks and stay updated online.

Skipper Bob's guides to the Loop and anchorages. Elaine Reib carries on her late husband's wonderful legacy.

Trawlers & Trawlering: All about voyaging, cruising and living aboard under power. We recommend subscribing to the Great Loop List.