John Haynes spent three years running boats in The Mediterranean and has covered thousands of sea miles in these waters. He is an Associate Fellow of The Nautical Institute, Yachtmaster Ocean and Advanced Powerboat Instructor. Subject matter expertise includes high speed craft consultancy, product development and specialist training. He is Operations Director of Shock Mitigation and founder of the RIB & High Speed Craft Directory that brings together specialist boats and equipment for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector worldwide.

The humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea is spiralling out of control. Thousands of people have lost their lives while attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa. There is a risk of further catastrophic losses of life as more desperate people attempt this dangerous sea crossing....Full Article »
The world is changing fast and this is especially true in the military and professional fast boat sector. When selecting a new boat the questions used to be relatively simple - how long, how many engines, what fuel type and how fast? Military and professional maritime organisations have been driving the evolution of extreme fast craft for over 30...Full Article »
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