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......"
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...
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...
Don't forget to join us for an evening of FREE entertainment on Saturday 8th September. The evening starts at 6pm with an interesting and amusing talk on the history of the RNLI from Peter Robinson, a retired Lifeboat Coxwain. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Funky Choir and our headline act — the fabulous Geoff Rey. The RNLI bar and BBQ will be open from 6pm and there will...