We plough the fields and scatter

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I often wonder if all jobs are like this one or whether we really are just a bit dysfunctional round here. So far today we've had a discussion about whether black holes really do exist, we've talked about swimming with crocodiles and then had a really strange conversation about Tarzan (ladies — you know who you are!) On the more serious work side we've been having a really busy week in boat sales with offers in and accepted on two boats. Our brokerage is operated by Rugby Boat Sales and from what I can gather from Dominic, who runs it, business is just as brisk at his other office in Weedon. Anyway, back to the more normal stuff — I had to look up when I heard a couple of ladies in reception pondering if Colin was actually swimming or in a boat — they could just see his head sticking up on the other side of the re-fuelling bay — it was of course important work stuff — he's off to the island to sow his seed.........

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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...

PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

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...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

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...