Pokerstars (helping hands) have agreed to sponsor Ruby May for her first two years of intensive training. This will Provide funds for insurance, travel, training and equipment. A massive big thanks for Pokerstars for their support and the naming of the new pup.
Manx Marine Chandlery & Yacht Charter www.manxmarine.com
Thanks to Manx Marine for sponsorship for the Harbour2Harbour walk.
Manx Marine, established in 1962, is the central hub of the island’s marine and leisure world.
It is run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts
Skinners Supply dog food http://www.skinnerspetfoods.co.uk
Thanks to Skinners for their continued support for supplying dog food to both dogs on the call out list and in training. Their continued support is much appreciated and the dogs thrive on the working dog food supplied.
Steam Packet Company www.steam-packet.com
The Steam Packet has sponsored SARDA IoM on various occasions with discounted travel to train with organisations in the UK. They also gave discounted fares when SARDA IoM held a national search dog weekend in September 2011
Isle of Man Civil Defence
Many of our handlers and navigators are also members of the Isle of Man Civil Defence. This allows the team members to be trained to a high standard with navigation, first aid, comms and search techniques. Civil Defence also makes sure SARDA IoM are fully insured for call outs.
This free app turns a smart phone into an essential search tool. Viewranger have provided SARDA IoM with free access to maps on the Isle of Man and Snowdonia. These prove invaluable for navigating and the tracks have been downloaded and forwarded to the Isle of Man Police after searches on call outs.