Overwinter at Overwater

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Cold on the Overwater Island

It's important to take a little time to consider how you can keep your boat safe this winter. Correct winterisation can help to reduce costly repairs should weather conditions become extreme.
Here at Overwater we can offer the following:
OverWinter Care Plan
Includes our standard winterisation package PLUS a regular check of your boat (start engine, check batteries charging, check for obvious leaks, check shoreline meter — electric cards charged extra) AS WELL AS de-wintering, including reconnection of water pump, refill of tank and general check. Normal cost is £450 (does not include antifreeze) — Special offer for 2015 — now £395!
Standard Winterisation Package
Includes engine and heating antifreeze checks, battery terminals cleaned + greased, stern tube tightened, water tank drained, water pump check + disconnection, calorifier check, water heater drained, shower head removal, deck drain holes cleared, ventilation checked and battery isolation switch check. Normal cost is £160 (does not include antifreeze) - Special offer for 2015 — now £135

Weekly Winter Boat Check
For peace of mind we offer a regular Winter Boat Check which includes checks that your battery charger light is on, there are no obvious leaks or bursts, that alarms are operating (where a test button is available) and a shoreline meter check and top-up (electric cards charged extra). We can check your boat weekly, fortnightly or monthly as you require. Only £15 per check
De-Winter your boat ready for the new season from £75

Further reading

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...

RNLI Festival 2018
Janet: Thu 30 Aug 2:10pm

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...