Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 281-451-1146


  • Thursday, June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Thursday, July 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam Return to Instructor
    Thursday, July 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the essentials of coastal and inland navigation using basic GPS, charts and other marine data, dead reckoning techniques, as well as ensuring that you are on-course while underway.

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Sail

Event Phone: 832-512-9582


  • Instruction
    Monday, July 11, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, July 18, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, July 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, August 1, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, August 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, August 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, August 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Monday, August 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam
    Saturday, September 3, 2022
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, and safety, the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques, sail applications, marlinespike, helmsmanship, and handling of difficult sailing conditions.

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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204


  • Saturday, August 6, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

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Marine Communication Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992


  • Radio History & Communication Elements
    Monday, September 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • VHF-FM Radio Communications
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • GMDS
    Monday, September 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • FCC Rules, Maritime Radio Licenses
    Monday, October 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Other Marine Communication Services
    Monday, October 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, October 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Monday, October 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Marine MF/HF Radios (optional)
    Monday, October 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn voice communications and the use of digital selective calling (DSC), and get the skills you need for a day sail or offshore adventure. Learn in an interactive classroom environment.

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Boat Handling

Event Phone: (281) 337-1403


  • Rules of the Road
    Monday, September 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Docking and Undocking
    Monday, September 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boating with Confidence
    Monday, October 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Anchoring with Assurance
    Monday, October 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Emergencies on Board
    Monday, October 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Knots and Line Handling
    Monday, October 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, October 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination
    Monday, November 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A foundation of knowledge and skills in boat handling and maneuvering, boat operation, skipper’s responsibilities, and boating techniques that will advance your boating enjoyment.

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Weather

Event Phone: 713 861-4384


  • Instruction
    Thursday, September 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, October 6, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, October 13, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, October 20, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 3, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review Session
    Thursday, December 1, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination
    Thursday, December 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Understand weather systems, weather reports and available resources from others. For boaters, knowing the forecast isn’t enough; you need to understand its impact on you and your boat.

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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204


  • Saturday, October 1, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204


  • Saturday, November 5, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204


  • Saturday, January 7, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

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