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Triple amputee sailor sets sail from Fox’s on round the world voyage

British Armed Forces Rifleman, Craig Wood, remembers a white flash and his friend running towards him before he blacked out. It was July 2009 and the 18-year old Rifleman was on a routine patrol with his battalion, 2RIFLES, in Sangin, Afghanistan. Just three months into his first deployment, Craig was blown up by a roadside bomb [...]

Office space available to rent on flexible terms at Fox’s Marina

Are you looking to rent office space with a difference, with a marina and the River Orwell outside your door? We currently have office space ranging from 180 sq ft  to 450 sq ft within The Studios at Fox’s Marina, to let on flexible licence terms and with on site parking. Easy access from both [...]

Fox’s joins with the Woolverstone Project in local community action initiative

Fox’s was pleased to be part of a local community action initiative, by providing free use of our workshop space to enable the Woolverstone Project to undertake the refit of their Drascombe Longboat, Shellduck, with the assistance of volunteers from the Ipswich Wot’s Up project. Shellduck was launched in 1994 and has been refurbished ready [...]

Les Voiles de Saint Barth Regatta win for Oystercatcher XXXI

Following a class win at the recent Heineken Regatta, Richard Matthews and the crew aboard Oystercatcher XXXI, the Humphreys 39 cruiser/racer fitted out by Fox’s Marina & Boatyard, are delighted with their win at the International Les Voiles de Saint Barth Regatta, which ended on 15 April. In what turned out to be the final race of [...]

Royal Harwich Yacht Club volunteers made welcome at Fox’s

Fox’s was pleased to be able to assist the Royal Harwich Yacht Club again this winter with the use of free undercover workshop space, allowing RHYC volunteers to carry out DIY refit work on their support vessel, Lion, seen here being re-launched at Fox's this week. “I really cannot thank Fox’s enough for the use [...]

South coast based J160, Jeu d’Esprit, refits at Fox’s

The well known J160, Jeu d’Esprit, is owned by Clem Jones who purchased her new in the US in 2000 as a 60th birthday present to himself! Since then, Clem and his family have both cruised and raced the yacht extensively, including numerous Atlantic crossings, completed several Fastnets and the Round Britain and Ireland Race. [...]

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 and general refit work. Our first task was to release and lift CWind’s wheelhouse, which is designed and built as [...]

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 weighed and measured. With support from Fox’s Rigging and our Marina team, weighing, launching, commissioning and initial sailing trials were [...]

Watch the time-lapse film of Oyster 675 topsides paintwork

The Oyster 675, currently on show at boot Düsseldorf, has been receiving a lot of praise for the quality of her topsides paintwork, carried out by the Fox's in-house paint shop team, including from Oyster CEO, David Tydeman who commented: “I’ve just seen the yacht on our stand at boot Düsseldorf and the paint finish [...]