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MEMBERS – The Rules Committee has prepared an update to the squadron Bylaws. The vote by members to accept the new Bylaws will be held at the November 9, 2016 dinner/business meeting at Home Port. You can review the update, showing changes from the current Bylaws, HERE.

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

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.

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®
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