Fox’s Marina & Boatyard


Located on the River Orwell in Suffolk, since 1927, Fox’s is one of the most comprehensive yacht refit and repair yards on the East Coast of the UK renowned for its skilled craftsmen and engineers.


Fox’s sets the standard in modern chandlery and outdoor clothing and equipment retailing. Come and visit one of the largest stores in the country, where you will find all the major brands or shop with us online.


Fox’s Marina is a small, friendly, independent marina offering great value for long term and visiting yachtsmen. We have 100 pontoon berths, and secure storage ashore for 300 vessels.


Fox’s creates bespoke architectural solutions from stainless steel, rigging, fibreglass and wood. We work direct with our customers or with their designers, architects and building contractors.


There is an increasing demand on Fox’s expertise for repairs and refits on all types of commercial vessels. Over the years we have specialised in commercial repairs and refits for major clients.

Our latest news

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Vagabond of Bosham refit completed at Fox’s

High quality, British built cruising yachts have been something of a theme here at Fox’s Marina and Boatyard this summer, with a number of experienced owners entrusting Fox's with their refits. Most recent to leave [...]

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Fox’s supports CWind Services

CWind is a leading provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry and offers a 24/7 on demand service, which means their crew transfer and support vessels need to be ready to leave the [...]

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Fox’s to the rescue after North Sea drama!

A 50ft Neel Trimaran, on passage from Poland to the Caribbean via the Canary Islands, sustained damage to the starboard hull after hitting an underwater object. Damage to the starboard hull The trimaran, [...]

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Fox’s refit and repair business booming with Oyster 62 and Frers 60 on site

Fox’s Marina & Boatyard services have all been kept busy this summer with two beautiful, offshore cruising yachts on site. Namaqua  and Wishanger II have both undergone various repair and refit work. Both yachts are [...]

  • The crew on board Thermopylae Clipper at Fox's Marina

Thermopylae Clipper visits Fox’s Marina

The sail training yacht, Thermopylae Clipper has just visited Ipswich, where she enjoyed complimentary berthing courtesy of Fox’s Marina. She is coming towards the end of a nine-week circumnavigation of the UK that has already [...]

Fox’s Rigging goes the extra mile (or two)

To beat the French summer shutdown and to get a Beneteau Oceanis 311 customer his mast as quickly as possible, Fox’s sent senior rigger, John Spear, to the Sparcraft factory in France to collect the [...]

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