Gold Anchors

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Where has this week gone to — I hate to say it but do you realise it\'s only 5 weeks until the big red guy pops down our chimney and my kids go hyper on Cadbury\'s Selection boxes and stripey sugar canes! But let\'s not think about that (bah, humbug!) lets get back to important Overwater Marina business. This week has been an important one to us — we\'ve had our first assessment visit for The Gold Anchor Scheme. This is a new scheme rolled out by TYHA who are part of the British Marine Federation and it\'s kind of a bit like getting tourist board stars. From a moorers point of view it gives reassurance that everything that should be in place, is in place, and from our point of view it gives recognition of the facilities we have in place and also what we need to do to be even better,,,,,,,,,and another opportunity to go out and get drunk to celebrate the results........

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Raft Padddle 1
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...