Church Minshull Aqueduct is Marina of the Year

Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Church Minshull Aqueduct has won the UK Inland Marina of the Year 2018 award, presented at the London Boat Show.

This is the second year running that the marina as won the Yacht Harbour Association award, David Owen-Roberts tell us.

Church Minshull award 2018Introducing canal network

Exhibiting for the first time with their own stand at the London Boat Show, Aqueduct Marina was introducing the Cheshire canal network to an international audience. Left to right on the photograph: Jennifer Parton, Andrea Parton, Robert Parton, Phil Langley and Stuart Martin.

The Inland Marina of the Year award is voted for by marina berth holders and sponsored by Marine Insurers, NMU, the award recognises the best of the accredited marinas, with Robert Parton, Managing Director at Aqueduct Marina commenting on the award:

Increasingly competitive market

"We are delighted to have won the Inland Marina of Year award 2018. In an increasingly competitive market where customers have plenty of choice of marinas and moorings around the inland network it is particularly rewarding to win as a result of boat owners’ votes. Our thanks go to all those who voted for Aqueduct Marina, The Yacht Harbour Association for organising and to NMU for sponsoring."

To commemorate the achievement, the marina directors, Robert Parton, Andrea Parton, Jennifer Parton, Stuart Martin and Phil Langley were presented with an etched glass trophy and framed certificate by NMU.