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

Middlewich Branch Breach
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

Please be aware that there has been a breach of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal between Lock 2 Stanthorne Lock and Lock 1 Wardle Lock. A stoppage is currently in place and is expected to remain so for some...

High Sheriff Awards 2018
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

We are delighted to announce that Overwater has been presented with the award for Family Business Excellence by the High Sheriff of Chester at the recent Enterprise Awards for 2017/18. Angus Maughan and David Johnson attended the award ceremony at Chester Race Course to receive the...

The Audlem Lass
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm

The Audlem Lass Boat Service returns to Overwater from Good Friday, 30th March 2018. Operating every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October the service provides a wonderful way to take a trip to the village of Audlem. The service is run by a fantastic group of volunteers who are always looking out for new members. If you like messing about on the water and would love to...

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