I've found my camera

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Great news — after an absence of at least a week and much arguing and accusations as to "who had it last" I've finally found my camera so I can take a few more photos for the gallery. Today was a perfect day for it too — blue skies and lots of sunshine, long may it last! I spent the morning tackling my backlog of paperwork with Sue our new Marina Supervisor.

At the moment my office is technically the lounge, or rather the area inside the bay window. Here I am recreating the seven wonders of the world in piles of paper and box files. Hopefully it won't take her too long to work out which piles are which and at least on the plus side we have the sofa for a nap if we end up working too late! That said I can't wait until we can get into our new marina office. It was being decorated today and the lights were put in yesterday. Now we have the slow process of comissioning the underfloor heating and tiling the floor. I found a great place to buy office furniture and was having a lovely time looking at desks and filing cabinets (I've always had a bit of a thing for stationery and office equipment) until my phone rang and I discovered I was supposed to be on site in a meeting in 10 minutes........it's surprising how quickly you can get home from Stoke when you need to.....

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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...

Marina News

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
christmas, xmas, santa
Christmas Opening Hours
Tue 19 Dec 12:40pm

Janet's Blog

Misty Monday
Ho ho ho
Mon 01 Jan
Cheshire Chicks Dressage team at Quest Regionals 2017
Flying off to the nationals!
Wed 01 Nov
Ash lodge decking
What a view
Sun 01 Oct
Grebe
Goose rescue
Tue 01 Aug