Open Day Blues

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Brokerage and visitor moorings

It's our open day today and tomorrow — I usually really look forward to them but this weekend I have to confess to feeling just a little bit flat. I can't even say why really. It's now a year since Overwater opened, so I should be sitting back, feeling just a little bit proud, and planning lots of exciting things for the year ahead. Instead I have a bit of a flat feeling — like you do when you're run out of energy and you just want to go to bed — so there's only one answer — a takeaway and a bottle of fizz with my wonderful hubby to celebrate our wedding anniversary and a good night's sleep!

On a lighter note, it's school holidays at the moment so I had to take Anna (age 6) off to the cash and carry with me to buy some stuff for our shop. The shopping was easy — I just left Anna and the trolley in the isle which was floor to ceiling sweets with the instruction that she could choose one box, would have to pay for it herself, and would have to share, while I whizzed up and down finding all the other stuff I needed. When I finally got back to the trolley it was stacked high with Chewits, Haribos, lollies and goodness knows what else — at that rate she'd be on a sugar high forever! It took a bit of negotiation skills and distraction tactics to narrow down her selection but we got there in the end and she is now the proud owner of a box of 25 'flikit' lollies which she's busy sharing round her friends......can I have one please Anna??......

Further reading

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...

Marina News

The Audlem Lass
Audlem Lass back in the water
Thu 21 Mar
wheelybus_o
The Wheelybus has arrived!
Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm
Raft Padddle 1
3 Men in a Boat raise over £700
Mon 29 Oct
PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Three men in a boat.
Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Janet's Blog

The Big Switch On
January already!
Tue 15 Jan
The bridge in the Snow
It's that time of year again!
Sat 01 Dec
Peeky's Blinders
Festival Fatigue
Mon 01 Oct
Anna Shooting
A busy August
Sat 01 Sep