Welcome to Cheshire Cat Training
Novice boat handling days will be available from mid April – please contact us for details.
We are a small, friendly, training establishment, based at Overwater Marina, near Audlem in Cheshire. We offer the Inland Waterways Helmsman course over either one or two days.
Our patient lady instructor has twenty years and hundreds of cruising miles of narrowboating experience to pass on to our students.
Cheshire Cat Training Courses
Cheshire Cat Narrrowboat Holidays
For narrowboat holidays we have a small fleet of comfortable 2-8 berth boats to choose from.
All our boats have central heating, flush toilets, and hot and cold running water. The fully-equipped galleys have hob, grill, oven, and fridge, together with ample crockery, cutlery and kitchenware.
We want you to enjoy every moment of your narrowboat holiday, so we provide expert tuition to set you on your way with confidence, including a practical demonstration of working through locks. We can suggest a choice of suitable routes, and tell you all about the amazing scenery, cosy pubs and historic architecture you are likely to see along the way. Throughout your holiday, free friendly advice is always just a phone call away.
M&L Canal Services
For all your Narrowboat servicing and repairs.
Narrowboat breakdown and repair service covering the Shropshire Union Canal north of Goldstone Wharf, the Llangollen and Montgomery Canals, the Trent and Mersey Canal north of Harecastle Tunnel, the River Weaver, the Bridgewater Canal, and the Macclesfield canal. Other areas by arrangement.
Mark is also a Boat Safety Examiner and Gas Safe Engineer.