Join us for some fun on, and off, the water!


  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, March 3, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 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.

Event Phone: 281-451-1146


  • Introduction to Navigation
    Saturday, January 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tools of Piloting
    Saturday, February 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Saturday, February 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Saturday, February 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • OpenCPN
    Saturday, February 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Beginning GPS
    Saturday, February 29, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Monitoring Progress
    Saturday, March 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Practical Navigation Tips
    Saturday, March 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Saturday, March 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Exam Return
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

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.


  • Saturday, January 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

District 21 incoming officers meeting.


  • Saturday, February 1, 2020
    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.


  • Change of Watch
    Sunday, February 2, 2020
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Change of Watch Meeting at Monument Inn Join us for our change of watch meeting at Monument Inn.  Sit down to dinner and fellowship, followed by an update on the upcoming District Conference, Squadron events and the adventures of our friends and members!   (more…)

Event Phone: (605) 472-5392


  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

District 21 incoming officers meeting.


  • Instruction Dates
    Saturday, February 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Saturday, February 15, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday, February 22, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday, March 14, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Review
    Saturday, March 21, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Examination
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

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.

Event Phone: 832-570-3663


  • Session 1
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Monday, February 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Monday, February 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Monday, March 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Monday, March 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Test Handout
    Monday, April 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Return Test
    Monday, April 13, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn to use RADAR, chart plotters, AIS and other electronic tools to supplement basic GPS navigation in a variety of coastal tide, current and wind conditions.