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CRICK 2024


We are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at Crick Boat Show 2024.

Visit us in the Show Village to discuss all of your narrowboat needs.

Chat to us about our range of mooring facilities, including: long term moorings, 12 month moorings and our moor & store plan (a unique facility to store your boat license-free on the hardstanding, electric and water available).

Or, come and take a look at the boats we have for sale on our brokerage! We will be more than happy to talk through your requirements to try and find you the perfect boat.

We are also here to help with any work you may need doing on your boat from blacking, welding and engineering through to full re-paints.

If you are looking to sell your boat, sign up with us today and have it displayed at Crick, giving it the best chance of selling!




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Looking for a new location to moor your narrowboat? Book your exclusive marina tour with us today!

FAMILY RUN, INDEPENDENT, AWARD WINNING NARROWBOAT MARINA

Speak to us to discuss all your mooring requirements and secure your new cruising location!

We would love to meet you and give you a personal tour of our marina and show you exactly how we can benefit you and your narrowboat.

Set in 100 acres of farmland, Aqueduct Marina offers moorings conveniently placed for exploring in all directions.

At the heart of the Cheshire ring, located just north of Nantwich, on the popular Shropshire Union Canal, it is just two locks from both the junctions to the Trent and Mersey Canal and the breath-taking Llangollen Canal.

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Meet the Team

Boats are what we do best 

Our dedicated team members have a wide experience in narrowboats, providing you with the perfect mixture of knowledge, professionalism and care that you and your boat need – after all team work makes the dream work!

Meet the Team

Boats are what we do best 

Our dedicated team members have a wide experience in narrowboats, providing you with the perfect mixture of knowledge, professionalism and care that you and your boat need – after all team work makes the dream work!

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Robert

About

Establishing the Marina in 2009 along with his wife Andrea and the support of their three children, Robert is the Owner and Managing director for you and your boat. Robert takes an active role in the wider Marine sector, he sits on the Board of British Marine as President-Elect, The Yacht Harbour Association Council, he is also Certified Marina Manager (CMM). Out of hours Robert enjoys Tennis, Park Runs, and more recently golf and is also a Manchester United Season ticket Holder.

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Andrea

About

Because behind every successful man is a successful woman, part of the board, Andrea is also an Owner at Aqueduct Marina and the Human Resource Director. As part of her day to day Andrea is responsible for maintaining business direction and ensuring all crew members are well looked after within the business. Andrea has completed her CIPD HR level 3 course run through Stafford University. In her spare time, whilst not looking after her second crew at home Andrea enjoys volunteering for British Riding Clubs which can mean anything from making tea at club level or fence judging at national championships!

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Phil

About

Taking the position of first mate, Phil is the Chief Operations Officer at Aqueduct Marina. Splitting his time between departments, Phil works as part of the board in the bringing about of company objectives and works alongside the team to ensure customers’ requirements are met and the marina continues to develop to meet customers needs. Phil started as an Apprentice and qualified as a City & Guilds and BMEEA Electrician whilst working in the operations department. During his time Phil was involved in all aspects of operations and was then asked to join the newly formed board in 2016. Outside of work, Phil is a keen golfer and enjoys spending his time on the UK's many golf courses along with attending various sporting events. He is also a keen Manchester City supporter.

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Sarah

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Business Support Manager - Sarah manages the accounts including invoicing and banking and is also a clerk to the Board. Sarah has worked for Aqueduct Marina since before the marina opened and has Aqueduct Marina business knowledge second to none. Sarah has completed an AAT accounting qualification and a whizz on Sage Accounts.

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Nick

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Leisure Manager - Nick has 20 years’ experience working on the canals, having started out with British Waterways in 2003. With over 10 years’ in boat sales, Nick offers a wealth of experience and knowledge working at the Aqueduct Marina since 2011. Nick has also earned his British Marine Boat Sales qualification in recognition of 10 years within the industry. A natural talent at the helm, Nick is often found using his skills to demonstrate boats on the marina and quite happy to do so whatever the weather! When not at work Nick can be found outside or looking after his daughter Elise and son Teddy. An approachable character who enjoys relaxing outside the hustle and bustle of daily life. Whatever you may need you can always come and speak to Nick.

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Richard

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Richard is our Boat Services Customer Manager will be a first point of contact for technical sales and post brokerage enquiries. If there is any work that needs doing on your narrowboat, from blacking to engineering or welding - Richard is the guy to speak to get an estimate and get yourself booked in!

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Alex

About

In charge of the boat yard operations, as Boat Services Workshop Manager, Alex spends much of his time working in the boat yard, organising and scheduling work, managing our workshop team, quality controlling all work, removing boats from the water, gantry lifting and keeping the storage area in tip top condition. He is also Hodge Clemco certified in grit blasting and spraying. A friendly face and keen petrol/car fanatic at heart, outside of work Alex can be found either underneath the bonnet of a car or installing new parts to his van.

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Tom

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Tom is our Chandlery Manager and takes care of all of the stock control and the logistics of the Chandlery. Pop in to see him for all your narrowboat part needs. Outside of work, Tom can be found adding to his large collection of tattoos and spending time with his girlfriend Scarlett!

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Jasmine

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Our lovely receptionist Jasmine is the life and soul of the office, with 13 years customer service experience, Jasmine will be the first person you speak to in the week, whether you are calling or visiting in person. Jasmine will be happy to help with any of your needs or show off her plants to you!

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Naomi

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Naomi is our weekend receptionist, who will be here to help with all of your enquiries on a Saturday and Sunday. Naomi also owns a boat and enjoys travelling the waterways with her husband, Mick.

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Gareth

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Gareth is the first port of call for Brokerage, please get in touch with Gareth if you are thinking of buying or selling a boat! Outside of work, Gareth spends his spare time with his 4 children and partner Zara.

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Hannah

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Hannah is our Marketing Executive who works alongside Sallie and the sales team to help give you the best customer journey possible.

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Tricia

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Tricia is our accounts assistant and is our go-to for invoices!

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Denise

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Denise works in our Chandlery! Whatever your requirements are for your narrowboat, pop over and see Denise, she will be more than happy to help! She is always stocked up with treats for your four-legged friends!

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Will

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With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, building boats for 10, Will has been working as at for the marina for approximately 12 years and is now our Welding Supervisor. Completing NVQs in vehicle body building, welding and grinding Will has a vast amount of experience in boat building from fitting out through to boat painting. He is also Webasto and Eberspächer trained. Outside of work Will enjoys spending time with his son Jenson, his girlfriend and their family.

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Jordan

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Jordan is our engineering supervisor and is usually on a different boat every time you see him, repairing and servicing engines. With a passion for vintage engines, he is always on hand to help, if you see him give him a wave!

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Dan

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Dan is our blasting and spraying supervisor. Often found in our blasting and spraying workshops. Outside of work Dan is a keen fisherman and is Dad to two little boys.

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Rob

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A life time in engineering and narrowboats Rob is the Senior Marine Engineer at Aqueduct Marina completing the most laborious aspects of boat maintenance work including welding, fabrication and over-plating. Formerly RJ Marine and Audlem Boats, Rob has a long history with canal boats (25 years to be exact!) and is the oracle for all those items which need fixing in a canal boat. Outside of work Rob is a keen guitarist.

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Dennis

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Dennis works within our Welding and Fabrication workshop.

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Phill

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Phill is part of our Boat Services team and is one of our engineers.

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Joseph

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Joseph, the son of Robert & Andrea, works alongside our Yard team whilst he is not completing his Agricultural Engineering course at College. He can usually be found on the tractor or moving boats!

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Nathan

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Kelly

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Our cafe manager, Kelly, has lots of fabulous ideas and has been running the cafe brilliantly. Please pop in and see Kelly and the team for a delicious coffee or snack!

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Joanne

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Joanne works in The Galley Cafe and spends much of her time helping with the daily tasks, serving customers, prepping food and preparing meals. Completing a catering course at South Cheshire College, outside of work Joanne enjoys spending time with her two daughters, travelling, swimming, cooking and taking her dog Ted for walks.

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Jade

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Jade is part of our Cafe team and works here alongside being a new mum to gorgeous baby Mason!

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Woody

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A man with much talent is our trusted groundsman Woody. A familiar face from around the marina Woody can always be spotted shovel in hand or wheelbarrow in tow cutting the grass, maintaining the hedgerow and keeping the flower beds at their best. If anyone has green thumbs it is certainly Woody!

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Jean

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Jean is part of our cleaning team making our facilities and office sparkling at all times!

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Clare

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Clare is part of our cleaning team making our facilities and office sparkling at all times!

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