BASED ON ALMOST 9000 CERTIFICATIONS SINCE 1999

We need boats for our charter/rental fleet.

The most popular boats are 27 feet to 34 feet.

The revenue will usually pay for the slip rental, insurance, and regular maintenance.

You still get to use your boat all you want.

Tax benefits also of having your boat as a business.

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Call us at 281.334.4179     Located a mile west of Kemah    Plenty of free parking without the congestion

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40 foot Trawler with Skipper available for $350 per hour - all inclusive

The ASA 101 course has space every weekend except this weekend which is full.     8 spaces still available 7/29-30.
$293.30 all inclusive, except food, including free charter and free mentor session.    

The Combo course (ASA 103 and ASA 104) is offered every weekend.
Over 50 combo courses every year. ,
Space available as of August 11-13 and every weekend thereafter.      We have the class every weekend but do not have space for the weekends not mentioned above.

$672.48 all inclusive except for your food.

The next ASA 105 course will be September 16-17.
8 spaces remain in the September 16-17 class.  Only $350.
All navigation tools including a large eraser included.

Harvest Moon Regatta 2017
The next ASA 106 (Advance Coastal Cruising Course) will be the October 5, 2017 Harvest Moon Regatta from Galveston to Port Aransas - 170 miles.
Return transportation to Clear Lake is provided.
Also offering the Combo course on the return from Port Aransas.

Fee is $1595. 

*These discounts are not to be combined with any other discounts

We need boats for our charter/rental fleet. Most boats will cover their slip rental and insurance.        
We have over 600 graduates from our certified course every year.
                                                                             Bay Area Sailing School is the leader in sailing instruction, sailing lessons, and sailing workshops for Texas, Kemah, Galveston Bay, Houston, and Clear Lake area. With our sailing club Bay Area Sailing Association, and charter company Sackett’s Sailing Center, we are a full service sailing organization.

                                                                            Our home port at Watergate Marina in Kemah, Texas provides sailing courses certified by the American Sailing Association from Basic Keelboat sailing, to Advanced Coastal Cruising. Gain the confidence to crew or skipper boats to 26’ in our Basic Keelboat course, and to 50’ in our combined Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Charter courses. For the sailor that dreams of owning a boat and cruising the Caribbean or sailing the world, Coastal Navigation and Advanced Coastal Cruising are also offered. Click here to learn more about any of these courses. We offer our Basic Keelboat Class every weekend, and our Combo class most weekends.The Coastal Navigation course is offered the first weekend of the last month of each quarter.

                                                                            Graduates will enjoy our exclusive free sailing and sailing club membership opportunities.

                                                                            Since 2001, Bay Area Sailing School has won the ASA “School of the Year” award 2 times (2001,2002) and the “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” award 5 times (2001,2004 & 2006) (2 in 2005)..

                                                                            We want to teach you how to sail, and keep you sailing. On successful completion of the Basic Keelboat course graduates receive certificates for a free mentor session of about 4 hours with an instructor, and a Free half day charter on a 27 ft.boat.  Our mentor sessionare with several other graduates and an instructor aboard. We also offer private Mentor Sessions where you will not share the boat or instructor with other students. The private Mentor Sessions will allow time for at least two hours of sailing. The private Mentor Sessions are $250 and you can bring family or friends with you (up to four).
                                                                            You will still have your free Mentor Session on Saturday morning to use.

                                                                            Free charters
                                                                            are on full size wheel steered boats instead of smaller tiller steered boats used at other schools.   You can take up to five of your friends or family with you on your Free charter. Our instructors will spend whatever time it takes to give you the confidence to take your friends sailing - with you at the helm. Note: The free mentor session and charter are not offered at our  satellite  school.

                                                                            At Bay Area Sailing School, your satisfaction is guaranteed. We want you to have fun, learn how to sail and tell your friends about us. If you're not satisfied - tell us. We'll give you the course over again, with a different instructor, FREE!

                                                                            Use the navigation side bar on the left to learn more about all of our services. If you would like to enroll in a class, schedule a charter or just ask a question, please contact us at (281)334-4179

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                                                                            ASA Certification Fee. $39.00 is included in our course fee.
                                                                            Beginning Oct. 1 2007, ASA requires all schools to pay a $39.00 certification fee for first time students. This fee includes a one year membership in ASA and a one year subscription to Sailing Magazine.  .


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