• 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

News

100 Club winners March

Winners of the 100 Club prize draw March 2021 are:

FIRST PRIZE       number 46   Oliver Riddell    £30
SECOND PRIZE  number 55   Paul Atkinson   £13
THIRD PRIZE      number 26   David Bridson  £8

The 100 Club is a prize draw that helps to raise funds for your charity. 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. A very good chance of winning and recuperating their subscription. Application forms can be downloaded here.

Membership renewal 01 April 2021-31 March 2022

Another year has flown buy. A strange year with lots of uncertenties, asking a lot of our patience. However, at Sailing for the Disabled we stay positive and we believe that a great year is lying ahead of us with lots of sailing opportunities. But first of all It’s time to pay your membership which runs from the 1st April 2021 till 31 March 2022. 

If you don't pay by Standing Order, please consider doing so. This saves you the effort paying each year and also saves our hardworking Membership Secretary  a considerable amount of time.                              The standing Order form is available HERE.

The membership fee is still set at a minimum of £10 but you can make any payment above if you want to make a donation to your charity.  

The address to send your completed Standing Order form, money or cheque to is: Monica Clark, 42 Wybourn Drive, Onchan, IM3 4AN

Postponement of all SFTD activities

As a result of Circuit break 2 lockdown beginning from midnight on 3rd March 2021, all planned activities are postponed with immediate effect. This includes all sails, training and social events. Keep an eye on this site and our Facebook page for news about our return to "normal service" which of course will rely on Government policy.
 
We wish everyone well for the coming 21days- and keep our fingers crossed for a fine summer of sailing ⛵.

100 Club winners February

Winners prize draw February 2021

First prize       -  Davy Jones,  £28.50
Second prize  -  John Quayle, £12.50
Third prize      -  Liz Clague,  £8.00

CONGRATULATIONS !

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.

CALLING ALL NEW CREW MEMBERS!

Disability Awareness Training 2021 -  NEW DATES

The disability awareness training takes place over a full weekend day (10.00-16.00hrs) and is delivered by a local training company, ARC Learning Ltd, who are based in Tromode, Douglas. The first part of the day is classroom-based, and the afternoon gives the opportunity for practical exercises on the boat. Some aspects are covered in new crew training and can be taught by our skippers on board POM III during static sessions and scheduled sails.

It is the wish of the charity that all crew undertake this training in order to fully meet the needs of our disabled sailors.

Aims of the training;

  • To demonstrate how to facilitate inclusivity of people with disabilities
  • To give practical knowledge and advice to facilitate the above
  • To demonstrate how to work alongside people of all abilities

Objectives;

 Attenders will be aware of and demonstrate knowledge of:

  • The needs of disabled adults & children
  • Improved communication skills
  • A better understanding of disability and its’ challenges in a sailing environment.

The dates available are Sunday 18th April 2021, or Saturday 1st May 2021 and places are limited to 8 people per session.

To book your place, please contact Carole Quayle via carolequayle@gmail.com.

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