Welcome to Howard Ford Marine Sales

Howard Ford Marine Sales is situated in the Tidemill Yacht Harbour at the head of the beautiful River Deben in Woodbridge and offers a comprehensive brokerage service for both power and sail. Howard has been involved in the boating world for over 30 years, both here in the UK and internationally. He has gained a wealth of experience and has been successfully selling new and used boats for many years. Sharon Halliday supports Howard and brings many years of experience within the industry.

Although based in Woodbridge, Howard Ford Marine Sales has sold boats across the UK, into Europe, Scandinavia, USA and Australia and covers the area between Ipswich and Lowestoft.

If you are thinking of buying or selling a yacht or motor boat and value a professional, proactive, but personal service, Howard Ford Marine Sales will be pleased to discuss your requirements, whether locally or further afield. The Tidemill Yacht Harbour provides a superb setting for our sales office and we are able offer an attractive sales package to prospective sellers.

Sailboats at Tidemill Yacht Harbor


Customers often believe boats sell better over the summer months, It’s a myth, they sell all year round, with excellent sales recorded in the colder months of the year. With 2019 upon us, now could be a good time to list your boat for sale.

2018 was an excellent year for Howard Ford Marine Sales with many quality yachts and motor boats finding new homes. We have many new listings arriving daily, therefore If you’re considering selling your boat or looking to change then why not come in and speak to us.