I'm singing in the rain...

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It's raining at last! Everyone else might be singing "rain, rain go away, come back another day," but I've been praying for the stuff for days. A good old downpour, or two, or possibly even three, is the only thing to sort out my grass seed saga. The whole of the marina was seeded two or three weeks ago and since then we've hardly had a drop of the good old wet stuff. Worse still my beautiful new turf by the facilities building had started to look decidedly sorry for itself so we've had to keep using the sprinklers.

As I said last week there seems to be some unwritten law of nature regarding sprinklers which states that thou shelt not turn them off to move them, instead one should develop timing and stealth in order to move them without a drenching. Needless to say that despite the practice I seem to be struggling in the timing and stealth department and I've stopped bothering to have a shower in the morning — I just pop down to the marina and move the sprinkler. From whatever direction I try, it still gets me, not just once, but everytime — I'm even starting to get used to that slightly damp feeling........

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Janet: Thu 01 Feb

You'd normally expect January to be a pretty quiet time of year for a marina, but not for us! Where can I start? Well first we headed off to the London Boat Show to pick up the Runner Up prize in the Marina of the Year Awards in a very hotly contested Inland category. I can't believe we've now been in the top two for fours years in a row. This year the boat show sported a new five...

spanner
Janet: Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm

Marine Engineer WantedTo join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team at our busy narrowboat marina on the Shropshire Union. This is a full time position, although part time hours may be considered for the right applicant and we can offer good pay and working conditions. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage...

London Boat Show 2018
Janet: Thu 18 Jan

We are pleased to announce that Overwater was awarded Runner Up in the 2018 TYHA Marina of the Year Awards. The Inland category is a very competitive one so we are delighted with this result, not least as it is our 4th year in the top two! Janet and Angus Maughan recently attended the London Boat Show for the award presentation. Huge thanks must go to everyone who voted for...

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Busy, busy, busy
Thu 01 Feb
spanner
Marine Engineer Vacancy
Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan
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