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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The Audlem Lass
Janet: Thu 21 Mar

The Audlem Lass will be back in the water from 30th March 2019. This wonderful little service, run by volunteers, offers a short boat trip from the marina to the bottom of the Audlem Flight (and back). The service operates every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October. You can also charter the boat for private use during the week, subject to crew availability. Call Joe...

wheelybus_o
Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

Look what's arrived. The Overwater Wheelybus has, after some phenomenal fundraising, been handed over to us today. Now we can transport wheelchair users, and those with mobility issues, for trips on our wheelchair friendly Wheelyboat and to appointments...

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...

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The Audlem Lass
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wheelybus_o
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Raft Padddle 1
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Three men in a boat.
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