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


As a company, we are closely monitoring this developing situation and understand that adhering to government policy is paramount to getting through this together. 

We are taking all precautions necessary to best protect the well-being of you, our customers and also our staff.  Under current government regulations, all non essential retail businesses are required to close, therefore our office will be closed to the public until further notice. Although boat viewings are not permissible at this time, telephone calls and emails will be monitored and dealt with accordingly.

Please stay safe and thank you for your continued support.

Howard and Sharon