Overwinter at Overwater

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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

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Janet: Thu 07 Feb

Marine Engineer Wanted — to join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage, although other skills would also be considered. This is a full time position with good pay and working conditions. Please apply in writing to Janet Maughan, Overwater Marina, Coole Lane, Newhall...

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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...

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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...

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