• 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

The 100 Club winners of January

The lucky winners of the 100 Club prize draw of January 2020 are:

First prize      - Number 31   Mike Quirk          £30
Second prize - Number 22   Alan Young         £12.50
Third prize     - Number 12   Sir Miles Walker  £7.50

CONGRATULATIONS !

May we please remind those 100 Club members who haven't returned their new standing order form for the 100 Club subscription to do so. Please send it to Margaret in the stamped address envelope your received earlier this year. Thank you for your continuing support.

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!
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 here

Todays weather forecast

Click here to see todays weather forecast for Isle of Man waters.

To download the 24 hour forecast click here.

To download the five day shipping forecast click here.

                     To see the latest IOM weather forecast click here.

                     To see the tide times for Douglas click here.

Last 100 Club winners of the year

The lucky winners of the 100 Club prize draw of December 2019 are:

First prize      - Number 53   Dave Bridson   £30
Second prize - Number 37   Rod Forshaw   £12.50
Third prize     - Number 31   Mike Quirk       £7.50

The CHRISTMAS BONUS prize of £10 goes to Neil Johnson

CONGRATULATIONS !

May we please remind those 100 Club members who haven't returned their new standing order form for the 100 Club subscription to do so. Please send it to Margaret in the stamped address envelope your received earlier this year. Thank you for your continuing support.

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!
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 here

Passing of Mr David Peter Killey

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of our member David Killey on 2nd December 2019.
 
David was a stalwart of the charity, and during his time as Chairman, was the inspiration and driving force behind the purchase of POM III.  There were many others who supported and implemented the purchase, but it was David who was the initial instigator behind the move to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the charity via the replacement of our main vessel.  
For my part, I feel honoured to have known and worked with David during my time as Treasurer.  His calm, measured approach to the most raucous of meetings said much about the man, and I will mourn his passing.  
In recent weeks our Committee had instigated an initiative to mark the many years of service he had given to the charity, and had purchased a framed photo of POM III.  Sadly we were too late to present this to David.  In David’s memory we have presented the photo to David’s wife Kath.  David was in our thoughts towards the end, and will hold a place in our affections for a long time to come.
 
Rest in Peace
Paul
 
The funeral service will take place Wednesday 18th December,  11.00 am at St Anthony's church, Onchan. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if wished to either Sailing for the Disabled or Manx Blind Welfare Society.
 
 

Bag pack results Shoprite Ramsey

The Bag pack last Sunday at Shoprite in Ramsey was a roaring succes indeed on two fronts. With 13 volunteers! and both shoppers and packers all in good holiday spirits, goodwill was all around.

We are delighted to tell you that we collected a grand total of £663.10, £78.00 of which came from the sale of 14 bags (two sparkling sales whizz-kids discovered in May-Shui and Anthony!) We could have sold more, if we hadn't run out of bags at 1.00pm!

Sporting smart shirts with the SFTD logo and their names embroidered on, were Samantha and Rocky, who each sat astride a blue bucket, looking for all the world as if they were at the helm. They attracted a lot of attention. Thank you Sarah for dressing your bears so smartly. They are a credit to the charity. As indeed you ALL are!! 
Thank you Margaret for getting Peter, myself, the lucre and all our equipment home safely on that long, wet and wild night!
And a big thank you to Shoprite for having us.

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