Last week has to be billed as one of the strangest weeks we've had in a long time! It started on the Monday with a moorers cat locked in someone elses boat and was followed by a quick sucession of strange enquiries and "interesting" visitors. The funniest moment of the week had to be the call Des took which went something like this..
"Hello can you help me find my brother, he's on a boat"
Des — "what's the boat name?"
"I'm not sure — he changed it"
Des — "let me check his name on our database — are you sure he moors with us?"
"Oh no — he doesn't have a mooring — I just know that he's somewhere on his boat near Audlem....or possibly Stafford......"
Marine Engineer Wanted — to join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage, although other skills would also be considered. This is a full time position with good pay and working conditions. Please apply in writing to Janet Maughan, Overwater Marina, Coole Lane, Newhall...
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...
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...