Sponsors and partners

We would like to say a huge thank you to our sponsors for their financial support, and to our members for providing us with vital income and for supporting our work.


Support for research vessel- 

Alps Alpine Europe- Replacement marine loudspeaker grilles

Unique Fire – servicing of fire extinguishers

Navionics- electronic nav charts

Yesss Electrical

Jacksons Metal Merchants

Macro Metal Merchants – Repairing mooring bollard

Ongoing running costs

Anonymous donation from a Private Family Trust Fund

Isle of Man Self Catering Owners Association

Sure- ongoing broadband costs



Pokerstars – rental costs for 10 months

Aston International

Sure-ongoing broadband for Visitor Centre

Support for research vessel

DEFA Laboratory

Jacksons Metal Merchants


Unique Fire

City Plumbing






  • Sure (broadband for our visitor’s centre)
  • Department for Enterprise (audio equipment for the centre and contribution towards re-print of Spotters Guides)
  • The Cafe at The Sound (ongoing partnership) 
  • Grenaby Studios (re-print of Spotters Guides)
  • Financial help for our research vessel:
  • IOM Ports Authority -Winter pontoon berth
  • Navionics (electronic nav charts)
  • Yesss Electrical (heaters for wheelhouse and engines, replacement shore power plugs, sockets, cable ties, batteries for torches)
  • Unique Fire (servicing our onboard fire extinguishers)
  • Jacksons Merchants (supply of stainless steel fasteners) 
  • Macro Metal Services (manufacture of stainless steel brackets for engine bays)
  • City Plumbing (supply of buckets)
  • LCL (repair gearbox oil cooler end fitting)



  • Culture Vannin
  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
  • The Gough Richie Charitable Trust
  • The Cafe at the Sound
  • 2018 Year of our Island
  • Marsh Christian Trust
  • Manx Lottery Trust
  • Skywind Group 
  • Sure 


  • IOM Gov Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture
  • Manx Lottery Trust
  • Society for the Preservation of the Manx Countryside and Environment
  • The Marsh Christian Trust
  • Capital International
  • Elizabeth Clucus Charitable Trust
  • Standard Bank
  • Shoprite
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Zurich International Life
  • Newfield


  • The Scheinberg Family
  • Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture
  • Pokerstars Helping Hands
  • Manx Lottery Trust
  • Sure
  • Lloyds Bank