• 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.

  • We loved our cruise to Scotland

  • Peel Clothworkers primary school pay their first visit

  • Visitors to the Island

  • Ballacottier Rainbow Group

  • Ramsey Grammar School

  • Visitors to our waters

Recent news

Todays weather forecast

Is the weather fit for sailing?

A successful Flag Day in Port Erin

Generous public in Port Erin

Congratulations to the winners of the 100 Club

100 club winners for September


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“PREPARING FOR 2019” Training

 Training update

An ‘Open day’ Sunday 23rd Sept 14.00 for all new members( and those wishing to ‘refresh’!)
To outline what’s involved in a sail as ‘crew’ ( e-mail martinsewell@manx.net to reserve your place)
Programme to include:-
Who we are, what we do, how we do it and why
(in pairs) name ten things to do to prepare the boat for a sail:-
A down below
B on Deck
Review and provision of ‘answer sheets’ in the form of ‘Preparing to sail’.
Illustrations of ‘leaving the berth’ -practical demonstration
Illustrations of returning to berth -practical demonstration
Review of session activity
‘Sign up’ for a programme of evening ‘static’ training sessions in Oct/Nov Dec.
A monthly two hour session for up to ten ‘crew’  to cover crew activities and responsibilities,
Including crewing, sailing, awareness, and acting as carer for a nominated client
Also to demonstrate use of ramps lifts and hoists for more disabled clients
Special arrangements may be made for any member wishing to take Day Skipper Theory(RYA)
Or other RYA practical programmes to lead to Mate and Skipper ( we will ‘point you’ in the right direction!)
Training Team:-
Martin ( out of action from Oct 5th till mid November-then ‘light duties-no lifting etc)
William PGraham W
( Sean Y has offered assistance)

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