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


  • January 12, 2019
    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.

Event Phone: 832-467-1998


  • January 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Review
    March 10, 2019 - March 11, 2019
    2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Exam
    March 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 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.


  • Instruction Dates
    January 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    March 4, 2019
    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: 713 861-4384


  • Instruction Dates
    January 20, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • January 27, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 3, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 17, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 24, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 3, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Review
    March 17, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Examination
    March 24, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 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.


  • Instruction Dates
    February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 27, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Review
    March 20, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Exam
    March 27, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or weeks at a time.


  • Instruction Dates
    February 9, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • February 16, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • February 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • March 2, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • March 16, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • March 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Review
    March 30, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Examination
    April 6, 2019
    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.