• 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


Covid-19 lockdown

Hi Everyone

 As you will have heard, the Government have announced that we are to start a full lock down for a 21 day period starting at 00:01 on Thursday morning.  This grace period is primarily to allow people to organise work, social and family matters prior to what is hoped will be an effective ‘fire break’ to address the recent Covid 19 outbreak on the Island.

 The Committee has considered the position and agreed that all planned SFTD activities (sails, meetings) should be suspended until after the period of the lock down, dependent of course, on ongoing advice and announcements from the Government.  Where activities can be carried out using technology e.g. Zoom meetings, then we can explore whether these offer a practical option to keep the work of the charity moving forward.

 Whilst this terrible disease continues to cause so much disruption, heartache, hardship and sadness, we can agree that this decisive action by the Government will at least give us a chance to return to a form of normality, sooner, rather than later.

 Take care, and keep safe. 




Sailing for the Disabled is inviting you to our Winter Social on Saturday 6th February from 2pm to 6pm. The venue is Morton Hall, Victoria Road, Castletown.
There will be games, a raffle and a quiz but also lots of time to meet and chat with your fellow members, whilst treated by a hot lunch with a variety of dishes including vegetarian. If you fancy sharing any of your home made cakes or deserts you are more than welcome, just let us know what you like to bring.
Best part? Tickets are Free for members and their family or carers!
Book your place via Facebook, contact Neil Johnson via neilsj@manx.net or call 401811

Passing of Mr David McWilliams

It is with sadness that the Charity heard of the passing of one of our former Chairman, David McWilliams.

Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.

Coffee morning on board POMIII

Join us Saturday 12 December on our Coffee morning from 11am-2pm on board POMIII in Douglas harbour.
Open to all members and friends of the charity. Great raffle, tickets available on board. 

All donations of cakes will be very welcome!
Take a break from the Christmas shopping and come and enjoy catching up with friends.

Bucket collection Shoprite Ramsey

Saturday 28 November we have a bucket collection at Shoprite in Ramsey from 09:30 till 16:00. If you have an hour or so to spare to help Ade manning the display, giving out leaflets or just chat about our wonderful charity, please get in touch with Ade (466514)

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