A boaty day

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Maughan Lass 1
May 2015

I've had a bit of a treat today — I took the executive decision to get out of the office and onto the Wheelyboat. I gatecrashed the 10.30am trip and had a lovely time until Rod handed me the tiller and said "she's all yours". The look of horror on my face must have been a picture (unless I hide it well). I've skippered the boat in training with crew in the marina but this was my first time out with precious passengers......and it was wonderful! she's such a lovely boat to handle — the engine is electric and very nippy and the boat moves just where you put it......until I got caught by the wind in the entrance and didn't put quite enough power on....oops — apparently the dent will knock out....

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Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...