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News

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.

Money money money

We are pleased to announce that the May  draw for the 100 Club has now been made and the lucky winners are shown below. 

The Club 100 provides a fun way of you giving some additional support to the charity and its running costs.

Why not join in the monthly draw it only costs £24 per year and half the money raised goes in prizes and the other 50% going towards the upkeep of our boat.   The application form can be found in our “More Downloads” page on the website. Please complete the application form and send it to the address on the form..

If you not in it you can't win it! The odds on winnging are more favourable than the Lottery.

Congratulations to our lucky winners.

1st    Robert Killip                              £30

2nd    Sue Cowell                              £20

3rd    Sue Williams                           £10

POMIII features in the Down News

During a visit at the weekend to Ardglas in County Down Northern Ireland we were delighted when the online newspaper the Down News visted us to find out about the boat and  the work of the charity. The Down News in run and owned by Mr Jim Masson who spent some time with us and who met all members of the crew.  

We are a regular visitor to this area and always made most welecome at Ardglas Marina which has recently updated its on-shore facilities. 

 The aricle is available here for you to read.

Advance notice of September AGM

The provisional date for this year’s AGM is Thursday 15th September. At the AGM as well as the receiving of reports, the election of offices for the forthcoming year any proposed changes to the Charites Constitution and the Vessel Code of Practice need to be agreed.

Under the present Constitution it can only be amended with the approval of the Committee, the approval of the Chief Registrar and by a majority vote by the members.

In order for the Committee to give their approval they need to consider the proposed change prior to submission to the Chief Registrar for their approval. If approved the necessary voting papers then need to be printed and sent as part of the AGM pack to the members.Changes to the COP do not need approval by the Chief Registrar but do need to be considered by the Committee.

In order for the process to take place any suggestion for changes to the Constitution and COP need to be with the Secretary no later than 30th June 2016 for consideration at the July Committee meeting.

Any member wishing to propose changes is asked to forward them by post or email to the Secretary by 30th June detailing the change and reasons for it.  

Ramsey Flag Day results

Many thanks to Margaret and her helpers Lorraine,Nicky, Sue,Ade,Gill,Linda,Joyce,Eunice,Sarah,Frank B,Frank S,David B, Neil, Paul and Roy who today turned out at the Ramsey Flag Day.

In chilly blustery conditions they manned their posts outside of Shoprite and the Co-Op where the people of Ramsey and the North showed their generous support for our charity.

The collections raised £581.63 pence and additional money was raised through purchases of our new SFTD "bag for life" 25 being purchased on our first outting with the new bags.

The next Flag Day is on the 11th June  in Douglas and Margaret requires help for this collection please try and spare an hour or two to support the charity.  

 

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