A monumental day

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A monumental day today — on two accounts — firstly the frame to the workshop went up with the roof struts being put on with a very large crane. Secondly, and with great excitement, I signed our Network Access Agreement with British Waterways. What this means is that, as far as British Waterways is concerned we can legally accept a boat into the Marina from the date agreed! I almost felt like cracking open a bottle to celebrate but there is still lots of work to do!!!

On a lighter note I had some time off from the marina recently and tried to re-create my youth by going to see the "Rocky Horror Show". I went with friends and true to Rocky tradition we all dressed up as french maids and transvestites, which when recounted back to site caused some amusement with the Mick the site manager, particularly since he is used to seeing me trudging around the site covered in mud. All in all I had a great time and it was good to have a bit of time away, but if I'm completely honest I missed

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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...

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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
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