• 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

  • Ballacottier Rainbow Group

  • Visitors to our waters

News

AGM Documents and Postal Voting Forms

AGM to be held at 07.30 pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020 at tSt John Ambulance

Nomination forms for election of the new Committee were circulated last month. Details of the nominations can be downloaded here. If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to vote by post, please complete the attached Postal Voting forms.   This should be returned to the Secretary, Sailing for the Disabled, Woodvale Bradda Road, Port Erin, IM9 6QA before 12.00 noon on Monday 28th September 2020.  Votes received after this time will not be accepted. 
Also the Minutes of the 2019 Annual General Meeting and the Agenda can be downloaded. Any questions to be raised under “Matters Arising” or “Any other business” must be notified in writing or by email to the Secretary no later than 12 noon, Tuesday, 22th September 2020.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, would you please let the Secretary know by email, secretary@sftd-iom.com or by post.

Passing of Mr Hugh Evans

It is with great sadness that we inform you that one of our long-standing members Hugh Evans passed away very sudden. Hugh will be remembered as a very kind and gentle person with a great sense of humour. Our thoughts are with his wife Eunice, his family and friends. He will be sorely missed.

Congratulations 100 Club winners August 2020

  • 1st  prize number 41 - Mark Buttery      £30
  • 2nd prize number 45 - Adrienne Sanderson     £12.50
  • 3rd  prize number 53 - David Bridson      £ 7.50

Joining the 100 Club means supporting the charity and at the same time a win chance for yourself! The more members we have, the greater the prize money and also more funds raised for SFTD. 
Application forms can be downloaded here.

OPEN DAY Saturday 5 September

Sailing for the Disabled is having an OPEN DAY on SATERDAY 5 SEPTEMBER from 12.00 to 16.00

Located in Douglas harbour, you will be able to take a look inside our beautiful vessel Pride of Mann III and have a chat with members of the charity. There will be representatives from the committee, skippers, crew and members who sail with us. 

Sailing for the Disabled is looking for anyone who would like to sail with us, abled and enabled crew, right from experienced skippers to novice sailors, to people who just want to lend a hand in running the charity. Pride of Mann III is fitted out to enable people with a wide range of disabilities to sail.

Sailing for the Disabled is a local charity run by enthusiastic volunteers. SO COME ALONG AND MEET OUR FRIENDLY MEMBERS AND CREW!


Committee members wanted !

WE INVITE YOU TO BECOME PART OF OUR TEAM 

The Committee is an enthusiastic group of people that meet once a month to help keep the Charity running. Although some members of the current Committee are prepared to go forward we do need new committed volunteers with fresh ideas to contribute to the growth and future succes of the Charity.  No previous experience is necessary, just lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to help us do the very best we can for our members.

Please find here the nomination form to be completed by any member 18 years or over, who is interested in becoming part of the Committee or willing to fullfil any of the other roles such as Crewmaster, Fundraiser or Membership secretary.  This form should be completed and returned to the Secretary on or before Monday 8 September 2020. For more information get in touch via secretary@sftd-iom.com or talk to any of the current committee members.

The AGM is being held Tuesday 29 September - 19.30 at St John Ambulance, Douglas 

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