rbates is right. Lake Travis is a great place to learn to sail... just make sure that you get a boat that is stout enough to stay out in those summer squalls when everyone else is running for the marinas
. That can give you valuable heavy weather
experience without having to worry about 20' waves.
L.T. has any sailing conditions that one could hope (or not hope) for... dead calm, 40kt squall lines, anchoring
challenges, a**hole power boaters, a**hole sailors for that matter, beautiful coves, flood stage conditions, drought conditions, islands that appear and disappear, nude beaches, pirates... pirates?... well make sure you lock up your boat
, a**hole marina managers... just like in the real sailing world
I lived aboard and sailed there for many years and, being a fifth generation cedar chopper, often miss it... gotta love that fresh water!!
Good luck... and stay flexible