Sawley Marina News

Boat Familiarisation Session

Today Ryan went out on the water with Dave and Michelle. Dave and Michelle are new to boating so Ryan took the time to go up the Trent and Mersey Canal to assist them with the locks and talk them through how to operate the locks safely. We also covered some basic boat handling techniques. […] Read more →

Did you know Fly-tipping is a crime?

The Sawley team are working in partnership with North West Leicestershire District Council to try and tackle local issues with fly-tipping. If your waste is dumped by you or someone you’ve given it to, then you can be prosecuted and get a criminal record. Follow the link below to find out more. LINK: www.lesswaste.org.uk/flytipping

A few words from Eileen

A few words from Eileen regarding our recent Spring Social and Market.   Oh to be at Sawley, now that Aprils here. They have an annual event today and people are full of cheer. Lots of craft stalls to browse  and nice things to eat And stage performers bringing the atmosphere with their beat. The […] Read more →

Well done Ryan & Mark

 Well done Ryan & Mark BWML Brokerage’s Mark Collins and Marina Office’s Ryan Cook, had the pleasure of assisting James Bleakley whilst bringing his beautiful new Dutch Barge ‘Second Wind’ into the marina at Sawley this afternoon. We got under the footbridge with just 2 inches to spare!    

Angling Trust at Diglis Basin

Angling Trust at Diglis Basin On Thursday 8th March, Julie and Joe met with Kevin Pearson, Regional Enforcement Manager (Midlands) for the Angling Trust, to discuss several reports of illegal fishing in and around Diglis Basin. Kevin informed us of ‘Operation Leviathan’. ‘Operation Leviathan’ is the name of the partnership agreement between the Angling Trust, […] Read more →

Taster session on Little Gem

Taster session on Little Gem Julie & Ron Birch and Dena & Rob Lake visited Sawley Marina for a taster session on Sunday 18th February 2018.  Julie and Dena are colleagues of BWML Brokerage’s Mark Collins’ wife.   Rob and Ron have had a passing interest in canals and boats since their fathers took them […] Read more →

You are all a credit to BWML…

We’re sad to see you go! Thank you to Frank and Hazel for their kind words, we are sad to see you go. The Sawley team wish you all the very best in your future endeavours. “Can I please take this opportunity to say how happy we have been these last 12 years here at Sawley […] Read more →

Mince Pies & Mulled Wine Evening at Sawley Marina

Mince Pies & Mulled Wine Evening and Light Up for Christmas Competition  Thank you to all those who attended the Mince Pie & Mulled Wine evening, and congratulations to those of you who won the Lighting Up for Christmas competition. Thank you to our judges, Councillor Alison Smith, Deputy Leader of North West Leicestershire District […] Read more →

Christmas has arrived at Sawley Marina Chandlery

Christmas has arrived at Sawley Marina Chandlery. Come and visit us to browse our range of Christmas gifts, clothes and boating products While you are here have a go on our festive tombola, the profits of which will be donated to Treetops Hospice If you can’t visit us at Sawley don’t forget you can purchase […] Read more →