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A busy week or two at the moment — spring feels like it's sprung and we've been busy sowing wildflower seeds on the island, as well as tidying up the french drains so we can start mowing the grass again, without remodelling the mower blades everytime the gardener drives near the edge! I had a lovely morning on Saturday. The Audlem Lass returned to the marina so I pulled the few strings I have as the boss and talked the crew into taking me on a cruise around the island to take some photos. I would like to say it was a very serious expedition, but as many of you will probably guess, we just don't take life that seriously around here and it wasn't long before I got told off by the skipper for rocking the boat! The journey culminated with the suggestion that I re-enact the famous scene from Titanic (that's the bit where the heroine stands on the very bow of the boat — not the bit where they all drown!) Anyway needless to say I bravely had a go, much to the amusement of many of our moorers who were actually more convinced I might end up doing the drowning bit after all....

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The Audlem Lass
Janet: Thu 21 Mar

The Audlem Lass will be back in the water from 30th March 2019. This wonderful little service, run by volunteers, offers a short boat trip from the marina to the bottom of the Audlem Flight (and back). The service operates every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October. You can also charter the boat for private use during the week, subject to crew availability. Call Joe...

wheelybus_o
Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

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...

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...

Marina News

The Audlem Lass
Audlem Lass back in the water
Thu 21 Mar
wheelybus_o
The Wheelybus has arrived!
Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm
Raft Padddle 1
3 Men in a Boat raise over £700
Mon 29 Oct
PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Three men in a boat.
Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

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