• 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


BAG PACK Sunday 8 December

Volunteers are needed for our Bag Pack in Shoprite, Bowring Road, Ramsey on Sunday 8th December.
As well as raising funds to keep our fantastic yacht  Pride of Mann III sailing, bag packs also help to raise awareness of the charity. 
Please contact Adrienne on 466514 if you could possibly spare an hour or two to help with bag packing or just talking to customers and give information about your charity.
Many thanks to Shoprite for allowing us to use their store.


POM III still in Whitehaven

As you might have noticed, the berth of Pride of Mann III is still empty. Unfortunately we have to be patient a little longer as works progress.

The engineers are working hard on getting the propeller and rope cutter ready but since a special modification is needed to be able to attach the rope cutter, works take a little longer. Rest assured, the boat will be in tip-top shape and even more safe than before once back home.


To give you the opportunity to get familiar with cruising we organise a local cruise from

Monday 9th to 12th December

What does this mean:

3 to 4 days of sailing available in Manx waters. You may join the boat for the duration sleeping on board, or, join the boat for a full day sail (sleeping at home), the boat will be in a Manx port each night.

This is an ideal opportunity to experience the fun of cruising, sleeping and eating on board. 

You may also find out if you suffer from motion sickness!!

Contact Arne for further information 497973

Update on Pride of Mann III

Whilst works on Pride of Mann III were progressing an unforeseen problem with the propeller came up. The propeller has been taken of for repairs and also to fit a rope cutter for extra safety. They are trying their hardest to get things sorted but it means the boat is not expected to be back before the end of next week.  

So we all have to be a little bit more patient to be able to enjoy our sparkling clean and polished boat but with the current Manx weather that might have happened anyway.


We are pleased to announce that the next date for Disability Awareness Training for our crew members will be  Sunday 8th December 2019

We need this programme in order to ensure that our disabled members are continually provided with the highest standards of care and safety so they can have the best experiences of sailing on Pride of Man III.

The day commences at 1000hrs at ARC learning in Tromode then moves onto the boat, POM III, for the afternoon session. It will finish around 1600hrs. There are 8 places available so please contact Carole asap if you would like to attend.

Carole Quayle
DAT coordinator.
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