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


  • Saturday, September 5, 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.

Event Phone: (281) 451-1146


  • Mastering Rules of the Road
    Saturday, September 12, 2020
    8:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Emergencies on Board
    Saturday, September 12, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Anchoring With Assurance
    Saturday, September 12, 2020
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This event will present four (4) separate seminars. Take 1, 2 or all 3 seminars; with 3 you get the 4th free. Meets all seminar requirements for Inland Navigator (IN) BoC.


  • Saturday, September 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 2:30 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.


  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, September 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, September 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, October 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, October 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, October 26, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, November 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, November 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, November 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Monday, November 23, 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: 713-865-6992


  • Properties of Electricity
    Monday, September 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Monday, September 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Monday, October 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boat Electrical Wiring Practices and Diagrams
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current Power
    Monday, October 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current Power
    Monday, October 26, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic & Stray Current Corrosion/Lightning Protection
    Monday, November 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Trouble Shooting and Repair
    Monday, November 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, November 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Final Exam
    Monday, November 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gain the confidence to tackle direct current, shore power and communications installations, understand galvanic and stray current corrosion systems, lightning protection and more.

Event Phone: 832-512-9582


  • Session 1
    Monday, September 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Monday, September 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Monday, October 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Monday, October 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Monday, October 26, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Monday, November 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Monday, November 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 9
    Monday, November 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Presentation, Review & Exam (Home Port)
    Saturday, November 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Event Phone: 713-865-6992


  • Radio History & Communication Elements
    Thursday, September 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • VHF-FM Radio Communications
    Thursday, October 1, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • GMDS
    Thursday, October 8, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • FCC Rules, Maritime Radio Licenses
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Other Marine Communication Services
    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Thursday, October 29, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Thursday, November 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Marine MF/HF Radios (optional)
    Thursday, November 12, 2020
    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.

Event Phone: 281-451-1146


  • Saturday, September 26, 2020
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This course provides you with basic, accredited, first aid, CPR, and AED training with an emphasis on maritime aid.


  • Saturday, September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A VSC is a complementary and confidential check of your boat conducted by certified examiners, confirming that your vessel meets both federal and state requirements for safety.


  • Lighthouses in the Sky
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Sextant
    Tuesday, October 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sea Time
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Altitude Corrections
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Celestial Coordinates
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Light List for the Sky
    Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Celestial LOP
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Plotting Celestial LOPs
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Meridian Transit of the Sun
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Route Planning
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Electronics
    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wind & Current and Underway
    Tuesday, December 15, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how to use a marine sextant to take sights on celestial objects to plot your position. You will use GPS as the primary position sensor but with celestial navigation as your backup technique.