• 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 like sailing, why don't you join us.

  • Peel Clothworkers primary school pay their first visit

  • Visitors to our waters

Recent news

December Board Meeting

December Board Meeting update

Update from the Engagement Committee

Chaired by Carole Quayle

Committee members: Diane Renton, Frank Rush, Gerry Morley


1. Minutes of last meeting approved.

2. Minutes of other Committees are still to be added to the website.

    Social media; A new website developer has been choses and preparing work has been started.

    Training; The Skippers and Mates training weekends have been viewed as a success.

    The Disability Awareness Training has been postponed until the new year.

    Navigation training sessions are due to commence and it is felt that when combined with the crew boat based traing sessions, we will   have all areas covered.

    To keep in touch with all members, we will strive to sent regular comms through the year.

    A Coffee Moring will be held at Douglas Bay Yacht Club on Saturday 9 December.

    Duke of Edinburgh Award - The board have agreed to supervised placements in principle.

    SFTD Banner - Suitable photos are needed for the new promotion banner.

Date for the next meeting - Tuesday 16 January 2024

Coffee morning at Douglas Bay Yachtclub

Catching up with friends whilst having a brew and home made cakes


Members sailing
Some pictures of members enjoying themselves on POMII

Schools groups 2013
Pictures of some of the young people who sailed on POMII in 2013

Ramsey Grammar School 2012
Pictures of the pupils who took part in this years RGS project

POMII Servicing November 2011
Some photos showing part of the work undertaken by members during the boat service.

Dolphins November 2011
Images of a large group of dolphins estimated to be around 40 on a sail November 6th 2011. The group were seen south of Port Soderick and were swiming northwards. We were with them for around 15 minutes.

Chadsgrove School
Pupils from Gradsgrove school who were staying at the Joey Dunlop Foundation in July 2011 and who enjoyed sailing with us for the first time. They were a lovely group of people who were a pleasure to have on board.

School groups 2014
Pictures of the young sailors from schools which took to the water with us in 2014

Open Day Peel 2012
Thomas Plant and Phillip Serrell of the Antiques Road Trip said SFTD is the best bargain to be grabbed anywhere.

Corporate evening 2011
An evening to meet our corporate sponsors and for them to see what we do.

People from MFPD
This is an impression of people who have sailed with us from the Manx Foundation for the Physically Disabled.

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