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

Infinity of Cowes returns to Fox’s for mini refit

Infinity of Cowes, a beautiful Oyster 72 launched in 2011, has arrived at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard for a mini refit as part of her planned service schedule, before she heads to the Canaries and then [...]

Fox’s provides logistical support to Amicus Civil Engineering

Fox’s Marina & Boatyard was pleased to provide Amicus with logistical support, haul, launch and movement facilities, along with hard standing, to enable Amicus to carry out a complete refurbishment of the Harwich Harbour pilot [...]

Gunfleet 58 refits at Fox’s ahead of World Cruise

Following her change of ownership, we recently had the pleasure of Gunfleet 58-02 returning to Fox’s for her first visit of an extensive service and maintenance programme. Amité’s new owners have an ambitious cruising itinerary [...]

Fox’s assists Services Sail Training Yacht

Fox’s had the pleasure of assisting the Joint Services Adventurous Sail Training yacht HMSTC Kukri, for some emergency work to a leaking stern gland while she was on passage from Ipswich to St Katharine Docks [...]

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 [...]

Recent Projects

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