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Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area

Hey, I am new! Zero sailing experience (aside from being a passenger/guest), but want to learn.

Any recommendations for/against schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston area?

I did a search, and the last recommendations where like 3 years old, so I figured I would see if anyone had an updated opinion.

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Re: Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area

Check out these guys:

South Coast Sailing Adventures, Charters and Sailing School

Oh - and welcome to SN dude.
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Sacketts sailing school is excellent.
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Re: Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area

+1 on Sacketts....the owner, Glenn, is a super nice dude. He is been in Watergate Marina...well, forever.
Both schools mentioned are fine and both have boats you can charter after you get your "wings".
Have fun and as mentioned...welcome to S.N.
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Re: Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area

Signed up with Bay Area Sailing (aka Sacketts) today! Two weeks till my class (my next free weekend), really looking forward to it.
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Cool. Actually Sacketts' prices look better than Southcoast. I'm sold!
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Re: Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area

Yet another +1 for Sacketts.
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