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

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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Grand Panjandrum returns to Fox’s

The Stephen Jones designed, SJ35, Grand Panjandrum has returned to Fox’s Marina & Boatyard, nearly 40 years after she was built and launched here for the Struth family.

Silver Shadow, as she was then called, was […]

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Faramir back at Fox’s after 33 years!

Faramir, a 22m sail-training ketch, recently arrived at Fox’s for various work including the removal and refitting of her starboard genoa sheet track.

Faramir was designed by Marine Architect, David Cannell, specifically as a sail-training vessel […]

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Fox’s Marina & Boatyard appoints New Sales Manager of Fox’s Rigging & Systems

Fox’s Marina & Boatyard is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Hamer as Sales Manager of Fox’s Rigging and Systems.

Richard is a local boy; having grown up in Harwich and his entire working life […]

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Success for Fox’s sponsored Formula 1 powerboat

Congratulations to Tom Roberts, piloting the Fox’s Marina & Boatyard sponsored Formula 1 powerboat, who has made a blistering start to the season by coming second overall in his first event of the year. In […]

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Offshore Turbine Services choose Fox’s for service and support

Offshore Turbine Services operates seven, 18-metre, composite crew transfer vessels and having secured new east coast contracts, OTS has chosen to use Fox’s Marina & Boatyard for their service and support work.

With our on site […]

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