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......"
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...
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...
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...