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Fantastic news! The first ducklings are here! One of our moorers has spotted the group of little ducklings being ushered across the marina to the island on their maiden swim — what a fantastic sight! I am sure this will be the first group of many as there seem to be lots and lots of romantic trysts going on in the water's edge vegetation.

As for other things, the new security gates have been electrified this week, now we have the task of making sure everyone has a key fob before we start to use them so if you haven't got one yet — call in at the marina office asap. Which leads me nicely onto the other big news of the week — at last we have moved into the facilities building. This means two really important things — the showers, toilets, elsan and laundry room are available, and, more importantly, we finally get to have a proper office!! I've always had a bit of a thing for stationery so this is brilliant!!! We now have a proper computer, laser printer and even a till (when we work out how to program it!)

On a down side the specialist cleaners we had in early last week didn't turn out to be quite what we had hoped and we had to get some more guys in later on in the week and I just want to say a REALLY big thank you to the moorers who offered to give up their own time to muck in and help get the building sorted out — we didn't take up their kind offer but I can't tell you how much it meant to us as that point in time!

Further reading

Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Janet: Thu 01 Feb

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...

spanner
Janet: Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm

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...

London Boat Show 2018
Janet: Thu 18 Jan

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...

Marina News

Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Busy, busy, busy
Thu 01 Feb
spanner
Marine Engineer Vacancy
Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan
christmas, xmas, santa
Christmas Opening Hours
Tue 19 Dec 12:40pm

Janet's Blog

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Goose rescue
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