Careers at Suffolk Yacht Harbour

Join the team at the east coast’s leading independent marina

Careers at SYH

Whether you’re at the start of your career, or you have years of experience, we would love to hear from you

The diverse team at SYH is made up of people with different skill sets and backgrounds.  From admin, to boatbuilding, boat moving and retail, SYH has a variety of departments that all work together to help the site run smoothly and deliver a high level of customer service.  We welcome candidates with existing experience, but we also offer a limited number of apprenticeships; please get in touch for details.

Email a C.V and an overview of experience to

Join us

We are always keen to hear from anyone interested in joining the team.  Applications to our open vacancies or a general enquiry can be made by emailing a C.V and an overview of experience to


Marine Coating Technician & Paint Sprayer: full time

Working in the SYH spray shop as part of a team

Preparation of vessels including filling & fairing, sanding & masking

Experience in spray application of various coatings including primers and two part topcoats is required

Experience of Awlgrip and Coppercoat products beneficial



Why join the team

SYH is a thriving marina, which offers a ‘one stop shop’ of marine services and facilities to berth holders and visitors.  As an independently owned business founded by local families, SYH has retained its welcoming, friendly feel throughout its long history.

Useful Info

Located on the River Orwell at Levington, the marina is two miles from the A14 between Felixstowe and Ipswich and is accessible by sea all states of the tide.

The marina has berthing for yachts up to 21.3m (70 feet) with a maximum draft of 2.5m (8.2 feet). 

With hoists able to lift up to 75tonnes, Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) offers the largest boat lifting and launching facilities between Bridlington in Yorkshire and the Solent on the south coast.

On-Site Map

Navigate your way around the SYH site with our handy map.


Contact Us
+44 (0) 1473 659 465
or VHF Channel 80


Opening Hours

The SYH berthing office and chandlery are open from 8.00am to 5.30pm, 7 days a week, except for the Christmas and New Year bank holidays. 

Find Us

SYH, Levington, Ipswich IP10 0LN
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