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

GRP, Gelcoat and Composite Repairs at Fox’s

With our experience in working alongside the best marine surveyors and major insurance companies, Fox’s has a well-deserved reputation for the quality of our repairs to all types of GRP and composite vessels and components, [...]

Oyster 575 Wiki Wiki Refit

With the Fox’s workshops a hive of activity in preparation for a flurry of spring launches, Wiki Wiki, an Oyster 575 recently sold by Oyster Brokerage, is one such project demanding much of the attention [...]

Fox’s supports the North Sea wind farm industry

Fox’s support for the growing number of commercial operators servicing the North Sea wind farms continues with Essex based, CWind 247, bringing their 19m support vessel,  CWind Challenger, to Fox’s Marina & Boatyard for annual maintenance [...]

Fox’s welcomes trainee marine surveyors to the yard

This month, we welcome the return of another eight trainee marine surveyors who will be undertaking their four-week ‘Yacht and Small Craft Survey Course’, which is held here at Fox’s Marina & Boatyard by Small Craft [...]

Refit work underway on MV Havengore

We were delighted to welcome Havengore back to Fox’s for her 2017 MCA survey and ongoing restoration work.  This is the fourth year in succession that the classic, ex Port of London survey vessel has [...]

6-Metre Scallywag on her way to San Francisco via Fox’s

The Modern 6-Metre yacht, USA 114 Perspicacious, now called Scallywag, was refurbished by Demon Yachts Ltd of Aldeburgh. She was brought to Fox’s Marina & Boatyard to be rigged and put into final 6-Metre trim prior to being [...]

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