Houston area sailing clubs and classes
All Points of Sailing School: Children’s sailing camp that runs every weekend. 2517 NASA Parkway, Suite 7, Seabrook, 409-789-1552. Hours: 52 weekends a year and weekly, May-Sept. Cost: Call for camp rates. SE
B Sailing Club: Private sailing club for individuals and families on J-boats to cruise and race on Galveston Bay. 1900 Shipyard, Seabrook, 281-212-7348; bsailing.com. Hours: By appointment. Cost: from $250 a month. SE
Bay Area Sailing School and Sacketts Sailing Center: Learn basic keel boat, coastal cruising, bareboat chartering and coastal navigation. 1500 Marina Bay Drive, No. 1410, Kemah, 281-334-4179; bayareasailing.com. Weekend classes throughout the year. Cost: from $350. SE
Clear Lake Sailing Club: Holds day sails and series races on scheduled Saturdays throughout the year. 5001 E. NASA Parkway, Seabrook; clearlakesailingclub.org. Visit website for event times, locations. SE
Freedom Boat Club, Clear Lake and Lake Conroe: One of the nation’s oldest boat clubs, offers local and nationwide membership plans. 3101 NASA Parkway, Suite H, Seabrook, and 15320 Texas 105, Suite 500, Montgomery, 281-474-5253; freedomboatclub.com. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily. Call for pricing. SE, N
Houston Yacht Club: Top-level racing, junior sailing program, social events and variety of cruising and educational opportunities. 3620 Miramar, Shoreacres, 281-471-1255; houstonyachtclub.com. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Cost: varies by membership type. SE
Lake Conroe Sailing Association: Club has been sailing for 25 years on Lake Conroe and has regular social events. 425 River Road, Montgomery, 936-582-6636; lakeconroesailing.com. Call for appointment and pricing. N
Lakewood Yacht Club: Private, member-owned club is among the top 10 yacht clubs in the country. 2425 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, 281-474-2511; lakewoodyachtclub.com. Hours: 11 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Wed.-Thu., 11 a.m.-10:45 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m.-10:45 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-9:45 p.m. Sun. Call for pricing. SE
Let’s Go Sailing: School teaches everything from the basics to advanced sailing. 2517 E. NASA Parkway, Suite 7, Seabrook, 281-532-1518; lets-go-sailing.net/class-list. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sun. with classes offered all year. SE
Nautic Sailing School: Offers everything from beginner courses to a captain program using “NauticShare” fractional sailing program. 585 Bradford, Kemah, 281-334-2628. Call for hours and pricing. SE
Sail La Vie: Social meetup club offers instruction, group charters around the world and occasional get-togethers throughout the year. meetup.com/saillavie. Consult website for schedule, locations.
Sailtime Houston: Memberships allow participants to enjoy boating excursions in Clear Lake and Galveston Bay without requiring boat ownership. 1500 Marina Bay Drive, Pier 2 Building 106, Kemah, 302-307-2452; sailtime.com/Houston. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Call for membership prices and details. SE
Seabrook Sailing Club: One of Galveston Bay’s oldest centerboard sailing clubs has fleets for all ages and experience levels. Club hosts windsurfing classes, available to nonmembers for a fee. 1010 Todville, Seabrook, 281-474-5827; seabrooksailingclub.org. Hours: by appointment or program. Cost: depends on program. SE
South Coast Sailing Adventures: Company offers both getaway charters and a sailing school, with classes ranging from introductory and basic keel boat certification to bareboat chartering. 507 Bradford, Kemah, 281-334-4606; southcoastsailing.com. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Cost: from $159. SE
TASS: Houston’s long-running social sailing club, offering sailing and events, as well as group outings. 832-303-0040; sailtass.com. Consult website for calendar with times, locations.