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Welcome to those interested in sailing or power boating. For more information on our courses and what Houston Sail and Power Squadron can do for you than is available on our various pages contact Bob

Boating Education:

We offer the best recreational boating education available. On the water boating lessons and free activities, basic boating classes, and advanced boating courses are available.  Our Navigation and Seamanship courses are offered twice a year, starting in February and September.

  • If you aren’t sure if you can learn anything in one of our boating classes, take the quizzes HERE.

Breaking News: The complete plan for spring 2017 semester courses is now available on the Navigation and Seamanship page.

A new free boating media website has been established to help boaters learn how to do various important things. Check it out HERE.

Vessel Safety Check:

If you want to get a free check or learn about why that is a good idea, visit our VSC page.

Recall Notices:

  • RECALL NOTICE on inflatable life preservers is HERE.

  • RECALL NOTICE on Safelink EPIRBs. Kannad Marine has issued a recall of all Safelink EPIRBs due to a possible defect that could result in the beacon not operating in emergency situations. The Coast Guard strongly recommends that all owners and users of Kannad Safelink EPIRBs seek replacement devices as soon as possible and not use them as primary search-and-rescue beacons on board your vessels. Please read the USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-16: Urgent Kannad Safelink EPIRB Recall for more information.

Other important information

  • Zebra Mussels have become a significant problem in Texas. See the growing problem and what YOU MUST do to stop their spread HERE.

  • Report boater waste dumped in the waters of, or feeding, Galveston Bay HERE.

  • Houston Sail and Power Squadron is in Texas – Louisiana – Oklahoma District 21 of United States Power Squadrons®
  • HERE is a map to our building.
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  • HERE are links to useful websites for boaters.

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    If the login process does not work for you, come back here. Then click on the graphic at the top, login as a Member and access SailAngle using the link on the left side of that page. 

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  • Thinking of becoming a Member? HERE is the information you need to help you decide.