Hollowbody Thinline

“A suprisingly lightweight instrument – the chambered body providing a resonant voice with great balance of depth and clarity, whilst the carved top adds a tactile feel and elegant aesthetic…”

Progress Series IV

“Combining visual elegance, physical balance and exceptional playability with outstanding tonal clarity…”

Hybrid Custom

“Refined and perfected design concept, fusing elements of the Progress Series IV and Contemporary ‘J’ Series…”

Overwater J Series

” Traditionally inspired basses designed to combine classic looks with Overwater craftsmanship, sound and playability…”

Scott Devine Signature J Series

“The Scott Devine Signature J Series features an ‘undersize’ body 20 fret J Series body profile, narrow 16.5mm string spacing and shorter 33″ scale, this bass encompasses the physical attributes associated with Scott’s own style of playing and philosophy of economy of movement.”

Phil Mann Signature Series

“Built for Phil’s own use as an in demand freelance bass player and on-line educator – PMS basses feature double octave 34″ scale fingerboards and neck joints that extend to the first pick-up resulting in a brighter and more articulate tonal response.”

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PROGRESS SERIES

First introduced in the mid 80’s the Progress Series has been the Overwater flagship model for over three decades, offering bass players the pinnacle of craftsmanship, design and playing excellence.  Now offered with either the original through neck construction, or as a bolt-on assembly, both are available in Custom and Standard formats.

J SERIES

Traditionally inspired basses designed to combine classic looks with Overwater craftsmanship, sound and playability.
Available in 4 and 5 string formats in a variety of scale lengths, with a choice of fingerboard materials, finish, pick-up and electronic configurations.

P Series

Inspired by a truly classic design and with the addition of a few modern twists, the Overwater P Series incorporates all the features, build quality and playability you would expect from an Overwater instrument.
Available in 4 and 5 string model with a 34″ or 35″ scale lengths and a choice of fingerboard materials and pickups.

HYBRID SERIES

Fusing elements of our Progress and J Series basses, the Hybrid combines the options of multi-laminate construction, superior neck joint, and angled headstock of the Progress Series with the body profile and ergonomics of our 24 fret Contemporary J models.

Available in both Standard and Custom formats, with the choice of either ‘Noiseless J’ style pickups or dual coil ‘Soapbars’.

 

Signature Series

The first of our Signature Series instruments was introduced in 2011, based on the 33” scale Perception 5 string built for SBL founder Scott Devine – followed 2 years later by the equally unique ‘J Series – Scott Devine Model‘ used in so many of his SBL tuition videos. 

Further Signature models are planned – the first of these has been designed in collaboration with Overwater player Phil Mann and based on his custom 24 fret J Series basses…

Hollow Body

More than any other model in the Overwater range, our semi acoustic Expression Series of basses are designed to take their sound directly from the resonance of the wood that it is made from.

Although designed to be amplified and powered by piezo pick-ups and a custom acoustic pre-amp – the sound and feel of these basses is more acoustic in ‘timbre’ without the problems of feedback or a weak fundimental at lower frequancies usually inherent in acoustic instruments..

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OVERWATER IN 2021!

Here we are aboard a rocket ship racing through 2021, We're at the start of March already and we haven’t had time to take a breath - but despite everything, what a start to the year it has been with orders flying in, keeping Chris and our team in the workshop very...

BLACK FRIDAY 25% DISCOUNT UPDATE

  Due to an unprecedented response to our 25% Black Friday discount, we’re taking a little longer than usual to respond to enquiries. If you contacted us over the weekend, rest assured we will answer you as soon as we can, and you WILL still be eligible for the...

BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE!

Black Friday is here! From now until the 30th of November you can get a discount of 25% off on all custom bass orders and all shop stock basses! Follow the inks below to start your order or purchase a bass from our web shop.

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