Ordinary Week

Event Phone: 281-787-6270

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  • Monday, July 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday, July 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Changing a young adult from a landsman to a seaman.

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Kayaking : Level 1

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Morning
    Saturday, June 25, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This course provides you with basic kayaking knowledge and how to safely use your paddlecraft.

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On-the-Water Seminar

Event Phone: (713) 303-8049

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  • OTW Seminar
    Saturday, June 11, 2022
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This all-day event is excellent for new boaters and for those wanting to brush up on a few skills and techniques.

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On-the-Water Clinic

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Morning #1
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Morning #2
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Morning #3
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Afternoon #1
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Afternoon #2
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Afternoon #3
    Saturday, May 21, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This all-day event is excellent for new boaters and for those wanting to brush up on a few skills and techniques.

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Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 281-451-1146

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 2, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 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, 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

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  • Sunday, April 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 5:30 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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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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Marine Electrical Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Properties of Electricity
    Monday, February 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boat Electrical Wiring Practices and Diagrams
    Monday, February 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current Power
    Monday, February 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current Power
    Monday, February 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic & Stray Current Corrosion/Lightning Protection
    Monday, March 7, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Trouble Shooting and Repair
    Monday, March 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, March 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Final Exam
    Monday, March 28, 2022
    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.

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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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Kayaking : Level 1

Event Phone: (832) 392-1946

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  • Morning
    Saturday, March 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Early Afternoon
    Saturday, March 19, 2022
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This course provides you with basic kayaking knowledge and how to safely use your paddlecraft.

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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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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • 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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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Saturday, July 2, 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

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  • Saturday, June 4, 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

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  • Saturday, May 7, 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

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  • Saturday, April 2, 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

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  • Saturday, March 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

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  • Saturday, February 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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Kayaking : Level 1

Event Phone: (832) 392-1946

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  • Saturday, December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm

This course provides you with basic kayaking knowledge and how to safely use your paddlecraft.

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Weather

Event Phone: 713 861-4384

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  • Instruction
    Thursday, October 28, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, November 18, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, December 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction
    Thursday, December 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Instruction and Review
    Thursday, December 16, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination
    Thursday, December 23, 2021
    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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West Marine Rigging Services

Event Phone: 832-964-3877

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  • Saturday, September 25, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

See-and-learn about 3-Strand, Double-Braid, Dyneema and Hi-Tech splices, as well as Rope-to-Chain (anchor rode) from the Master Riggers.

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South Padre Island Adventure

Event Phone: 281-974-9981

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  • Sunday, August 8, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, August 9, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday, August 13, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 15, 2021
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a week of relaxing, fun, adventures, sight-seeing, dining, on-the-water fun and camaraderie with Houston and Lower Rio Grande Valley Squadron members.

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Ordinary Week

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Home Port
    Monday, July 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Ship 24 Scout Hut
    Tuesday, July 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Home Port
    Wednesday, July 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Ship 24 Scout Hut
    Thursday, July 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Ship 24 Scout Hut
    Friday, July 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Changing a young adult from a landsman to a seaman.

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Advanced Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 832-570-3663

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  • Session 1
    Thursday, July 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Thursday, July 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Thursday, July 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Thursday, August 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Thursday, August 12, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Thursday, August 19, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Thursday, August 26, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Thursday, September 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Thursday, September 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam Return
    Thursday, September 16, 2021
    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.

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Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 281-451-1146

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  • Thursday, May 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Thursday, July 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam Return to Instructor
    Friday, July 9, 2021
    6:00 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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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Saturday, January 8, 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

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  • Saturday, November 6, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, October 2, 2021
    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

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

  • Saturday, September 4, 2021
    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

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

  • Saturday, August 7, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, July 10, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, June 5, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
    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

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

  • Saturday, April 10, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, March 6, 2021
    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

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

  • Saturday, February 6, 2021
    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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Weather

Event Phone: 713 861-4384

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  • Session 1
    Monday, February 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Monday, February 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Monday, March 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Monday, March 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Monday, March 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Monday, March 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Monday, March 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Monday, April 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, April 12, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination (Home Port)
    Saturday, April 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 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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Cruising and Cruise Planning

Event Phone: (832) 512-9582

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  • Session 1
    Tuesday, September 21, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Tuesday, October 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Tuesday, October 12, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 9
    Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Presentation, Review & Exam (Home Port)
    Sunday, November 21, 2021
    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.

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Marine Communication Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Radio History & Communication Elements
    Monday, September 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • VHF-FM Radio Communications
    Monday, September 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • GMDS
    Monday, October 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • FCC Rules, Maritime Radio Licenses
    Monday, October 11, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Other Marine Communication Services
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, October 25, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Monday, November 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Marine MF/HF Radios (optional)
    Monday, November 8, 2021
    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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Marine Electrical Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Properties of Electricity
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boat Electrical Wiring Practices and Diagrams
    Thursday, March 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current Power
    Thursday, March 11, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current Power
    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic & Stray Current Corrosion/Lightning Protection
    Thursday, March 25, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Trouble Shooting and Repair
    Thursday, April 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Thursday, April 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Final Exam
    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    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.

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Marine Electrical Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Properties of Electricity
    Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boat Electrical Wiring Practices and Diagrams
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current Power
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current Power
    Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic & Stray Current Corrosion/Lightning Protection
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Trouble Shooting and Repair
    Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Final Exam - Home Port
    Saturday, August 29, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, May 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 3:00 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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Kayaking Level 1

Event Phone: 713 517-2204

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  • Sunday, March 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:30 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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Junior Navigation

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  • 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.

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Marine Electrical Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • 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.

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Marine Communication Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • 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.

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America’s Boating Course

Event Phone: (713) 517-2204

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  • Saturday, January 9, 2021
    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

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  • Saturday, November 7, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, October 3, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, September 5, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, August 1, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, July 11, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, June 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, May 2, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, April 4, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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ACA Kayak Instructor Training

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  • Day 1 - ACA Instructor
    Saturday, August 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2 - ACA Instructor
    Sunday, August 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:30 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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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Monday, July 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, June 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, October 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Kayaking Level 1

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

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, April 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 281-451-1146

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  • 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.

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Sail

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  • 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.

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Weather

Event Phone: 713 861-4384

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  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, February 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, February 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, February 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, March 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, March 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, March 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, March 30, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, April 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination
    Monday, April 13, 2020
    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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Advanced Marine Navigation

Event Phone: 832-570-3663

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  • 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.

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America’s Boating Course

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  • Saturday, November 2, 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.

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Piloting

Event Phone: 281-451-1146

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  • Introduction to Navigation
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tools of Piloting
    Monday, September 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Monday, September 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Monday, October 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • OpenCPN
    Monday, October 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Beginning GPS
    Monday, October 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monitoring Progress
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Practical Navigation Tips
    Monday, November 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Monday, November 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam Return
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    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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Piloting

Event Phone: 281-451-1146

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  • Introduction to Navigation
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tools of Piloting
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Plotting and Planning Techniques
    Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • OpenCPN
    Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Beginning GPS
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monitoring Progress
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Practical Navigation Tips
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Exam Distribution
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam Return
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    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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