BASED ON ALMOST 9000 CERTIFICATIONS SINCE 1999

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Fall is the best time to learn how to sail and to spend time on the water

Mild temperatures and moderate fall breezes are a nice change from summer

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

The ASA 101 Keelboat Course (Learn how to sail) 2 day course has space every weekend including the upcoming weekend, October 21-22.d, 10/7-8 
$293.30 all inclusive, except food, including free charter and free mentor session.  

$25 off ASA 101 if deposit is paid by October 22
$40 off Combo Course if deposit is paid by October 22

Deposit locks in discount until you are ready to schedule class
The Combo course (ASA 103 and ASA 104) is offered every weekend.
Over 50 combo courses every year. 
Space available every weekend as of October 20-22.

$632.48 all inclusive except for your food through October 22.  Deposit is $200.  Usually $672.48

The next ASA 105 course will be December 9-10.
5 spaces remain in the December 9-10 class.  Only $350.
All navigation tools including a large eraser included.

*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 sessions are 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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