Fox’s Marina & Boatyard


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.


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.

Our latest news

Commercial Turn Around

The yard team have recently hauled CWind Challanger for her Bureau Veritas 3 year out of water survey to be carried out. This 18 mtr 24 tonne composite support vessel, capable of 30kts, has been [...]

Classic Swans

On the back of the extensive refit of Yellowdrama IV, we have recently taken in a smaller but equally beautiful S&S Swan 37 for a quick refit prior to her new owners summer holiday. Work [...]

Fox’s Marina and Boatyard on a summer roll…

Our busy spring has turned in to a busy summer, with various interesting projects still filling our workshops to capacity. The main workshop currently has no less than four large yachts undergoing extensive repairs. From [...]

Team Fox’s takes part in the Fox’s Yacht Club Two Rivers Race 2016

Fox’s MD, Will Taylor-Jones, took the helm of Simon Whitehouse’s Mount Gay 30 Wildwood, during the recent annual Fox’s Yacht Club Two Rivers Race, skippering the boat to a respectable 2nd place in the 16 boat fleet, [...]

New H39 Performs at IRC Nationals

The new 39ft Oystercatcher XXXI, took part in the recent UK IRC National Championship in Cowes and showed great potential, particularly upwind. This was the yacht’s first competitive outing and there is still much work [...]

Yellowdrama IV on Film

The lovely Swan 57, Yellowdrama IV, arrived at Fox’s in October 2015 and has undergone a major refit over the last seven months. We thought it would be a great idea to record her transformation [...]

Recent Projects

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