Merry Christmas

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I'm writing this sitting in the marina office after shivering outside for the annual Overwater Marina Carol Singing session. Sadly the weather is so inclement we didn't make it around the marina — the general concensus was to stay close to the building. The carol singers were in good voice, with a solo of Away in a Manger and Silent Night by Isabelle, and a range of home made percussion instruments to keep us all on track. The singing was impressive, but not quite as impressive as the Overwater version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, performed by Garry and Kevin and written by Roger. Well done boys — I've never heard it done quite like that before!!! And now for the serious bit — I wish you and your family, your friends and anyone who is special to you a truely peaceful and merry Christmas. Try to ignore all the hype, the consumerism and the glitz and take a moment to relax, rest and enjoy. Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year. Janet x

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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...