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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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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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

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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  • Saturday, June 20, 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.

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • 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.

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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, April 25, 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.

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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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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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Cruising and Cruise Planning


  • 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.

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Marine Electrical Systems

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Properties of Electricity
    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Boat Electrical Wiring Practices and Diagrams
    Thursday, October 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current Power
    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current Power
    Thursday, October 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic & Stray Current Corrosion/Lightning Protection
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Trouble Shooting and Repair
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Thursday, November 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Final Exam
    Thursday, November 14, 2019
    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
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • VHF-FM Radio Communications
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • GMDSS
    Tuesday, October 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • FCC Rules, Maritime Radio Licenses
    Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Other Marine Communication Services
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Marine MF/HF Radios (optional)
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    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

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  • Saturday, July 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, May 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, October 19, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, August 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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Vessel Safety Examiner

Event Phone: 713-865-6992

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  • Saturday, January 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Instructors

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Instructor Development

Event Phone: (281) 451-1146

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  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, April 13, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 5 Minute presentation
    Monday, April 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 10-minute presentation
    Monday, April 27, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 15-minute presentation
    Monday, May 4, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Lesson Plans Due
    Monday, May 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gain confidence and practical skills needed to deliver training professionally and interestingly.

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Cruising and Cruise Planning

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  • Instruction Dates
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Sunday, April 28, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 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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Advanced Piloting

Event Phone: 832-570-3663

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  • Session 1
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 2
    Thursday, October 4, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 3
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 4
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 6
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 7
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 8
    Thursday, October 25, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review & Test Handout
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    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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Kayaking Level 1

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  • Saturday, November 10, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, October 27, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Saturday, September 22, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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  • Sunday, July 15, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:30 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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Advanced Piloting

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  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Exam
    Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 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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Piloting

Event Phone: 832-467-1998

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  • Instruction Dates
    Sunday, September 30, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 21, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, February 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Review
    Sunday, March 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Exam
    Sunday, March 10, 2019
    5:00 pm - 6:00 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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Junior Navigation

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  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Exam
    Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 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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Navigation


  • Solar System
    Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sunrise-Sunset
    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ho LHA Dec
    Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Reduce Plot
    Tuesday, February 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • NASR
    Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sight Planning
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Emergency Navigation
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Electronics Offshore
    Tuesday, March 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Underway
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Underway Lesson Plan
    Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Practice Cruise
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review and Completion
    Tuesday, April 6, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Use the moon, planets, and stars to determine a position at morning and evening twilight to supplement daytime sights. You will use navigational software tools to plan and execute a voyage.

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Sail

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  • Instruction Dates
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, January 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, January 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, February 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Monday, 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.

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Weather

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

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Electronic Navigation

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  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Understand functions on your GPS and chart plotter, using your tablet or smartphone to help you navigate on your boat.

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Marine Communication Systems

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  • Instruction Dates
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Exam
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    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

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  • Instruction
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Electrical Wiring
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Direct Current
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Alternating Current
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Galvanic
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • No Class
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Troubleshooting
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Review
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Examination
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Make-up Exam
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    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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