• The Burro Dragon

  • Some of the helpers at the bag pack Shoprite Port Erin

  • Attending the Lusitania memorial 3 May at Peel

  • I enjoyed my birthday out sailing

  • We loved our cruise to Scotland

  • Peel Clothworkers primary school pay their first visit

  • Visitors to the Island

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  • Ballacottier Rainbow Group

  • Ramsey Grammar School

  • Visitors to our waters


Todays weather forecast

Click here to see todays weather forecast for Isle of Man waters.

To download the 24 hour forecast click here.

To download the five day shipping forecast click here.

                     To see the latest IOM weather forecast click here.

                     To see the tide times for Douglas click here.

Port Erin BAG PACK

Volunteers are needed to help with this Bag Pack in Shoprite, Port Erin on Saturday 24 March.

As well as raising funds to keep our fantastic yacht  Pride of Mann III sailing, bag packs also help to raise awareness of the charity. 
Please contact Adrienne on 833497 or mobile 466514 if you could possibly spare an hour or two to help with bag packing or talking to customers and give information about SFTD.
Many thanks to Shoprite for letting us use their store. 


Renewal of your membership fee is coming up.

On the 1st April your membership fee for the 2018-2019 season will be due and we ask that you please pay on time. If you pay by cash or cheque it should be sent to our Membership Secretary, Monica Clark, 42 Wybourn Drive, Onchan, IM3 4AN.

Our Membership Secretary  spends a considerable amount of time each year chasing payment of outstanding membership fees and it would greatly assist her,  and the Charity in general, if all members paid by standing order.  It is easy to do this as the form is available to download by clicking here.  If you need assistance with the standing order form  please contact Monica on 471666.

We like to remind you that subscriptions have to be paid within 28 days. If you have not paid within this period we unfortunatelly have to class you as a non-member meaning you are no longer covered by our insurance.

 For your membership you get:

  • Sailing on the most modern yacht on the Isle of Man
  • The use of waterproofs and lifejackets when you go sailing
  • Free tea, coffee and biscuits when you go sailing.
  • The newsletter
  • The website
  • Access to our training scheme
  • Awareness training to the RYA Sailability syllabus
  • Social events
  • Company of other members
  • The opportunity to help others in society

All this for the nominal fee of £10 which we are sure you will see as excellent value for money. If you wish you can pay more as a donation.   

                                    Where else do you get such great value?


Sailing for the Disabled is having a SPRING SOCIAL

The event will be a BRING & SHARE afternoon tea party. We ask everyone to bring their favourite cake, scones, buns, sandwiches, nibbles etc., Home made or simply bought. But don’t feel pressured to bring anything if you can’t, we just want you to enjoy the event and we will make sure there is enough for all.
There will be a quiz and a few games and lots of chat. Come along and meet your fellow members, both old and new.

The date is Sunday 22nd April. from 4pm to 7pm.
The venue is the Manx blind welfare centre, Onchan.
The cost for this event is Free!

Please contact the vice chairman Neil Johnson to reserve your place.
neilsj@manx.net or 401811

100 Club winners February

Winners prize draw February 2018

1st prize: Number 63   Sue Williams

2nd prize: Number 20   Linda Moore

3rd prize:  Number 50   Margaret Brierley

The 100 Club is a prize draw that helps to raise funds for your charity. We need more members joining the 100 Club so more funds will be raised. The more members we have the bigger the prizes, so please consider joining.
The cost is only £2 per month, that is £24 usually paid annually. Members stand a very good chance of winning and recuperating their subscription. Application forms can be downloaded from this website.

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