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Albemarle Loop

 pASSPORT Store
News and Press Releases
Sponsors and Passport Cruisers

Albemarle Loop Passport Store


The following items ARE pASSPORT rEWARDS ITEMS BUT THEY CAN ALSO be purchased at Albemarle Plantation from the Albemarle Loop Representative, the AP golf pro shop or they can be ordered and shipped to you.  When purchased there is a shipping and handling charge of $5.00 on each order that is shipped.  Passport rewards are shipped free.

Passport Rewards :
Surveyor =$25.00 in product
Explorer=$50.00 in product
Voyager=$75.00 in product

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"LOOP" Log Book - 240 pages, lined paper w/ Elastic closure and pen loop & Gold ribbon page marker & Expandable pocket at the back . 8.19" H x 5.75" W x 0.75" L dimensions $ 9.00 Click for
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"LOOP" Stylus Pen - Plastic material with contrasting accents 5.75" L and 0.4" diameter Black ink color, Twist-action ballpoint pen and yellow highlighter, Soft rubber stylus for touch screen devices $ 5.00 Click for
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"LOOP' T Shirts - Fruit of the Loom® Heavy Cotton HD™ Short Sleeve T-Shirt with a Left Chest Pocket     $ 18.00





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"LOOP" Cups -Full Color design around the mug, Ceramic material, 12 oz capacity $ 11.00






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"LOO P" hat with Logo          $ 22.00








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"LOOP" Insulated Lighthouse Boat Tote Cooler - 13.5" H x 17.5" W compartment keeps drinks cold. Open front pocket with pen loop holds accessories. Double 24" handles make it easy to carry. $ 18.00

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Albemarle Loop News and Press Releases


MUSEUMS ON THE LOOP
Museum of the Albemarle
By Claude Milot

Published June 6,2019
Have you ever heard of the “Ton Litter Contest” or the trophy that went to the winner? Unless you’re from North Carolina you probably haven’t. Neither had I until I learned that Elizabeth City’s Museum of the Albemarle had acquired the Gates County Ton Litter Contest trophy. Why would it do that? Because of hogs. ...........read more

RACING ON THE LOOP
The ASSA Albemarle Challenge
By Claude Milot

Published June 6,2019
Boaters on their migration north this spring will no doubt be treated to beautiful sights along the way. But if they are exploring the delights of the Albemarle Sound in early June, they could witness the most beautiful sight of all: upwards of 20 sailboats racing each other in the ASSA Albemarle Challenge, many with their colorful spinnakers filled with a brisk following wind. ...........read more

FESTIVALS ON THE LOOP   Five Celebrations
By Claude Milot
Published April 12, 2019
At this time of year folks who live in the Albemarle Loop area act like hibernating bears emerging from their dens. To shake off the slumber of winter they get ready to celebrate the arrival of spring in festivals taking place all around the Albemarle Sound. Loopers ...........read more

SPORTS ON THE LOOP  2019 Biggs Classic Golf Tournament
By Claude Milot

Published April 12, 2019
This year loopers will once again have a chance to watch a professional golf tournament on their northern spring migration. The 2019 Biggs Classic Golf Tournament will be played May 23-25 on Albemarle Plantation’s Sound Golf Links. ...........read more

IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD “From State and Screen”
by Pat Winter
Published April 12, 2019
The Albemarle Chorale is busily preparing its spring concert, “From Stage and Screen.” Led by Lynwood Winslow, it will perform musical selections taken from screen and stage, including a medley from “My Fair Lady,” “Masquerade,” and “Phantom of the Opera.”............read more

LIBATIONS ON THE LOOP
Hertford’s Craft Beers and Specialty Wines
By Claude Milot
Published March 22, 2019
Sailors can wet their whistles in many friendly places on the Loop, but two of them are only 100 yards from Hertford Bay Marina.
The town’s most popular watering hole is Grubb Street’s Hertford Bay Tap House, ............read more

HISTORY ON THE LOOP
The Battle of Plymouth

By Claude Milot
Published March 22, 2019
For more than two decades, Plymouth, the quiet little town on North Carolina’s Roanoke River, has awakened from hibernation on the last weekend in April with its Annual Living History Weekend featuring the re-enactment of the Battle of Plymouth, the South’s last major victory in the Civil War............read more

ART ON THE LOOP
Pocosin Arts Center and Perquimans Arts League
By Claude Milot

Published March 1 2019
Columbia and Hertford are two of the smallest towns on the Albemarle Loop, yet they both have one outstanding feature in common: thriving arts centers............read more

SPORTS ON THE LOOP
Edenton Steamers Baseball
By Claude Milot
Published February 11th, 2019
Major league baseball players will soon be reporting to spring training camps throughout Florida, and sailors wintering in the state’s warm climate will be able to take in exhibition baseball games. But as they begin their spring migration up the Intracoastal Waterway, boaters who enjoy the game can still get to see great baseball on the way by stopping in Edenton, home of the Edenton Steamers of the Coastal Plain League............read more


Sponsors and Passport Cruisers


Platinum Sponsor
Curtis Stokes & Associates
Gold Sponsor - Passport Sponsor
Albemarle Plantation - Sound Links Golf Course     
Event Sponsor
Albemarle Plantation Marina  
Ghost Harbor Brewing Company
Governors Pub
Hertford Bay Taphouse
Park Boat Compnaies  
Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor
Weather Routing, Inc.
Passport Cruisers
Voyager
Harmony - Frank Arbusto Jr.- 2018  
Kilo Fox II - Keith Flint - 2018 - 2019
Moonshine - Gary Mays - 2019
Warrel II - Hans & Greta Van Meeteren - 2018
Explorer
Inspiration - Phil & Pam Eastman - 2018
Merideth- Sara Dickson - 2019
Surveyor
Nomadic Spirit - Janice Nagle 2018
Maranatha - David Reeves - 2018
Sunset Delight - Evelyn Woodworth - 2019
Moonshine - Walter Siller - 2019
Lio Kai - Chris Schott - 2019