Our normal operating days are to be Tuesdays and Thursdays with bookable sailings via the Overwater Marina (01270 812677) at 11.00am, 1.30 pm and 3.00pm.
A flyer is available on request or visit the Overwater Wheelyboat website for more details. However, for the very first day we will be pleased to show you the boat and give free short trips from 10.30am to 5.00pm on Tuesday 21st July.
Just come to Overwater Marina with or without a disabled/ wheelchair / person. We just want to show everybody what a wonderful service we can offer to disabled or disadvantaged children and adults.
Our service is without a fixed charge at all times though a donation to help with running costs
will gladly accepted.
Our boat can carry 8 passengers with 4 of them in a wheelchair. A normal booked trip will last from half an hour to an hour and a half all according to weather and passengers wishes.
The marina cafe is open every day except Mondays and has disabled facilities.
We are pleased to say in the last fortnight almost 50 care homes and day centres from Telford to
Liverpool have registered with us.
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...