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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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...