Great Loop Navigation Notes
"Directions for Cruising the Great Loop"
|Don't leave without Navigation Notes!
|Bridges and Locks.|
USCG Licensed Captain
PO Box 217
A suggested itinerary divides the route into portions that can be cruised in a day with
a recommended marina or anchorage at the end of each day.
One book covers entire Great Loop and more!
Covers the route from Chicago to the Florida Keys
then north to Canada and back to Chicago.
Also includes side trips.
Bridges and Locks
This spiral bound book lies flat when open
As you approach a bridge or lock, the information you need is conveniently
available on the open page.
Bridge information includes the radio channel to contact the bridge tender, the
bridge name and vertical clearance.
Lock information includes the radio channel to contact the lock master, the lock
name, what lines are required and which side to place your fenders .
Navigation Notes are intended for vessels having a draft less
than 5 feet and bridge clearance less than 20 feet proceeding
round the Great Loop in a counterclockwise direction.
Easy to follow mile by mile directions.
Aids to navigation (buoys and daymarks) are described
and you are instructed on what side to pass them.
Waypoints define the safe route.
Waypoints may be used by auto-pilot or GPS.
Over 300 WAYPOINTS to download (included)