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It's quite hard to sit and write this. We're a very sad family this week. Angus's father, our beloved Richard died last week. He has been very poorly, suffering from motor neurone disease, and even though you know it's going to happen at some point fairly soon nothing really can prepare you for such a loss. Richard was an amazing person. He was a true gentleman, very kind, with a huge degree of integrity. At the age of 70 he backed our crazy idea of digging a huge hole in the thirty acre field and filling it with boats. Not just that but he was there at the coal face at many of our open days, most of which seemed to feature cold winds and driving rain and lots and lots of mud! And, although he was a very private, quiet person, he truely enjoyed meeting all the visitors and sharing our vision for what the marina was going to become. His favourite spot on the marina was up on the little hill behind Bluebell — right where our new path is. He was immensely proud of Overwater, almost as proud as we are of him. Richard Thomas Vernon Maughan R.I.P

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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...

spanner
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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Thu 01 Feb
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Marine Engineer Vacancy
Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
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