• 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

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  • Ballacottier Rainbow Group

  • Visitors to our waters

  • Ramsey Grammar School


Next committee meeting - corrected dates !

The next meeting of the Executive Committee will take place on Thursday 31 August and if you have any matters you wish to raise or have suggestions you would like the committee to consider  please email them to secretary@manx.net by Monday 28th August.

This is the final scheduled monthly meeting of the present committee as the AGM will be held on Tuesday 26th September.

100 Club winners July

The lucky winners of the 100 Club prize draw  of July 2017 are:

1st  nr.69 - Norman Ogilvy
2nd nr.30 - Robert Killip
3rd  nr.58 - Susan Jones

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.

Tynwald Fair 2017

We had a fun day in lovely weather at Tynwald Fair. Many people visited our stall, to chat, to play games and to buy raffle tickets and clothing. The SFTD hats and beanies were quite popular as was our mega sale of out of date but still 'in good nick' stock.
The stars of the day were Peter and Sarah who did a magnificent job selling raffle tickets and encouraging children with the lucky dip. The raffle for the large teddy raised in excess of £100. Many thanks to Peter and Keith for donating the Teddy and to Adie for dressing it. The lucky winners were Den and Nicky from The Manx Workshop. Paddington Bear given to Peter as a donation was won by Hugh from Ballaugh. This was the prize for the game " where is POM111 ?" devised by Stuart. The boat was found off the North of the Isle of Man.
Thanks also go to Neil and Gill who helped Tony and myself and to everyone who had fun at our stall. Don provided the gazebo which was excellent for shade and an area to sit with a cup of coffee or tea as well as displaying our goods.
Thank you to the Indian gentleman who purchased a red sweatshirt and a hat and wore them around Tynwald field  helping to raise our profile.
Can't wait for next year to do it all over again.

You can view some more photos in our photo gallery

Open day Sunday 23 July

Sailing for the Disabled is having an OPEN DAY on SUNDAY 23 JULY from 12.00 to 17.00

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 wholly local charity run by enthusiastic volunteers. SO COME ALONG AND MEET OUR FRIENDLY MEMBERS AND CREW!

100 Club winners May & June


 Winners prize draw May 2017

1st nr.11 - Betty Cooke
2nd nr.46 - Oliver Riddell
3rd nr.37 - Rod Forshaw

Winners prize draw June 2017

1st nr.47 - Ray McMullen
2nd nr.18 - Nicola White
3rd nr.67 - Irene Gardner

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