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Albemarle Loop

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Albemarle Loop Ships Store

The following items can be purchased at Albemarle Plantation from the Albemarle Loop Representative or they can be ordered and shipped to you.  There is a shipping and handling charge of $5.00 on each order that is shipped.  All qualified Passport Cruisers recieve a 20% discount.
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"LOO P" hat with Logo $ 22.00 Buy
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"LOOP" hat without Logo. ONLY ONE LEFT
$ 18.00
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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 Buy
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"LOOP" Cups -Full Color design around the mug, Ceramic material, 12 oz capacity $ 11.00 Buy
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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 Buy
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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 Buy
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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 Buy
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"LOOP" Waterproof Jacket - Port Authority® Torrent Waterproof Jacket - 100% polyester 100% polyester mesh-lined body and hood Adjustable self-fabric tab cuffs with hook-and-loop closures Open hem with locking drawcord Front pockets with waterproof zippers Zip-off hood Logo: Embroided (ALLOW 2 WEEKS FOR SHIPPING) $ 85.00 Buy
The following charts can be purchased at Yacht Doc @ Cypress Cove or they can be ordered and shipped to you.  There is a shipping and handling charge of $5.00 on each order that is shipped.  All qualified Passport Cruisers recieve a 20% discount.
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ICW Booklet: Albemarle Sound to Neuse River, NC. ICW 3 page bound booklet, double sided, laminated 13 x 18 inches, North Carolina. 
Intracoastal Waterway series from Albemarle Sound through Alligator River, including the Alligator and Pungo River Canal through the Pungo River into the Pamlico River to Goose Creek to Bay River to Neuse River. 3 page flip booklet.
$ 20.45
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Small Boat and Kayak: Currituck Sound, NC. Small Boat/Kayak Inshore fishing chart, double sided, laminated, 12 x 18 inches, North Carolina. Detailed inshore chart from Knotts Island Bay to Currituck Sound to Kitty Hawk Bay, NC. All charts include GPS coordinates, wrecks, reefs, shoals, fishing areas, amenities and restrictions. Please refer to our inshore, nearshore and offshore charts in this area.
$ 12.45
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Nearshore 20 - 30 miles off. Chart is 19 x 26 inches double sided and laminated Albemarle, NC
Side A: Currituck Beach Light to Rodanthe, NC, Wimble Shoals (Oregon Inlet). Side B: Albemarle Sound, west to Chowan River, with an extension of the river to Bartonsville. All charts include wrecks, reefs, shoals, fishing areas, amenities and restrictions. 
$ 20.45

Albemarle Loop News and Press Releases

Albemarle Plantation’s Clubhouse Restaurant
by Claude Milot
Published November 28th, 2018
Hungry loopers sailing the waters of the Albemarle Sound have many choices when it comes to satisfying their appetite for good food. All the towns in the Loop—Elizabeth City, Hertford, Columbia, Plymouth, and Edenton—have a variety of restaurants within an easy walk from town marinas. But no restaurant beats Albemarle Plantation’s Clubhouse restaurant for its unique combination of splendid location and fine more

Sailing with a Classical Guitar
by Claude Milot
Published October 21st, 2018
When Albemarle Plantation Marina’s dockmaster J.E. Darnell told me Hans, a looper, was tied up at the marina and might have a story for me about surviving a hurricane on Ocracoke Island, I hustled down to C dock, looking for Hans’s sailboat, the S.V. Warrel II. Before I even found it, I heard it—the unmistakable sound of classical more

Elizabeth City and Michael’s Aftermath

by Claude Milot
Published October 15th,  2018
Communities on the Albemarle Sound were lucky once again to have escaped the major destruction wreaked elsewhere by Hurricane Michael, the second of this season’s two hurricanes. Norfolk TV stations aired scenes of streets flooded by storm surge in Elizabeth City, but the Pasquotank River quickly receded after the more

A Deep Love Affair

By Claude Milot
Published August 15, 2018
Laura and Artie Ortmann are the very definition of loopers, having done The Great Loop in 2016 and now well on their way to completing the Albemarle Loop aboard their 47-foot Bayliner My Leap of Faith. And like all loopers, they have many stories to tell. Here is just more

Fine Dining at The 51 House by Claude Milot

Published August 14th, 2018
Rose Tummarello has a very successful accounting and consulting practice .......Two years ago the vision became a reality as a new kind of restaurant with a theme inspired by Edenton’s colonial history. Its new name was The 51 House, recalling the 51 Edenton women known as the Edenton Tea Party. more

A Sailor’s Story By Claude Milot

Published August 3rd , 2018
Loopers began arriving at Albemarle Plantation’s marina early this year, thanks to the growing knowledge that there was much to see and do in the towns promoted by the Albemarle Loop. But the Loop’s director Jack Atwell had no idea that looper #14 on May 5th was someone special. . ………… more  

Neuse Sailing Association Does the LOOP by Claude Milot
Published June 23rd , 2018
They came. On the afternoon of June 18th, a flotilla of 20 sailboats with names like Lulu, Jade Moon, Ginger, and Midnight Silk, having sailed all the way from Oriental, NC, slipped into docks at Albemarle Plantation Marina on the first leg of their tour of Albemarle Sound. ………… more

A Looper Gets a Scare By Claude Milot 
Published June 8th , 2018
On May 22nd Otto Szentesi and his wife Mimi sailed their 43-foot sloop into Yeopim Creek and tied up at berth 4 on C Dock in Albemarle Plantation Marina. They had heard about the Albemarle Loop and wanted to see what it was all about. They had no idea what they were in for. ………… more

The Young Pros Are Coming to Albemarle Plantation by Claude Milot
May 13th, 2018 more

News from Cypress Cove By Claude Milot
March 16th, 2018 more

Spring Means Baseball By Claude Milot
February 17th , 2018 more

The Dismal Swamp Canal and the Civil War by Claude Milot

November 12th 2017 more

August 17th , 2017 more

Columbia—Gateway to Nature by Claude Milot
August 17th , 2017 more

Hertford and Perquimans County – A Short History by Claude Milot
July 3rd , 2017 more

Sponsors and Passport Cruisers

Platinum Sponsor
Curtis Stokes & Associates
Gold Sponsor - Passport Sponsor
Albemarle Plantation - Sound Links Golf Course     
Silver Sponsor
Inner Banks B&B and The Table
Bronze Sponsor
Weather Routing, Inc.
Passport Cruisers
Harmony - Frank Arbusto Jr.- 2018  
Kilo Fox II - Keith Flint - 2018
Warrel II - Hans & Greta Van Meeteren - 2018
Inspiration - Phil & Pam Eastman - 2018
Nomadic Spirit - Janice Nagle 2018
Maranatha - David Reeves - 2018