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A warm welcome to Harry King & Sons Ltd. Here tradition is important to us, which means, knowledge, experience and good old fashioned customer service. Come by and experience it!
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Experience the exceptional

Harry King & Sons Ltd has a long and rich history of excellent craftsmanship and customer service.

George Garrard established the boatyard in 1850. His apprentice Harry King took over running the business in 1896. The business was passed down the King family until Geoff, grandson of Harry, retired in 2005. The boatyard is now run by Gus Curtis who started working for Geoff in 1989 and, along with his wife, Sarah, now runs both the boatyard and the majority of the swinging moorings at Pin Mill. 

Gus has both a farming and sailing background, and had restored his 60′ MFV ‘Adax’ and now proudly sails his Thames Bawley ‘Gladys’, which he re-built with Sarah’s stepfather shipwright Joe Dunnett.

Best boating solutions

If you are looking for top-notch boat servicing and repairs, your search ends at Harry King & Sons Ltd. We have a range of experience giving boats an edge and making cruising easier for you.
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Some of our services

  • Mast storage.
  • Dinghy racks and storage area
  •  Car parking all year round.
  • General fitting out and painting 
  • All repair and maintenance work
  • Re-sprays, repairs and polishing
  • Full rigging service
The boatyard
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Quality boat restoration

Whether your boat's paint work is peeling away, you need to store it somewhere safe during winter, or it just needs some maintenance, you will get exceptional boating solutions from us.
Looking for complete boat maintenance services in Ipswich? Contact us on
01473 780 258 with your requirements.

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