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Maughan Lass

Sometimes I really do sit back and think what a fun job being at the marina is. I used to hate Monday mornings but the last few have been really great fun. It started off a couple of week ago with a visit from a reporter for Radio 4's Farming Today — they were running a week on rural tourism and wanted a bit on the Wheelyboat — it didn't take us long to talk the reporter into going out on the boat and we spent our morning gliding round the island (I say gliding because the engine is electric so it's really quiet). Last week was the turn of the media guys for the Cheshire Business Awards. We're down to the last 3 for the award of Corporate Social Responsibility. Again it didn't take long before Angus, Rodney and myself had got them in the boat and were once again whizzing silently around the island. Can't wait to see who wants a go next week.....

Further reading

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...