Jack Haines

Jack Haines

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Jack joined the magazine at 19 and hasn’t looked back. He began his career as a staff writer/dog’s body before being made a technical writer and then boat test editor.

His job (if you can call it that) is to test and review new boats for the magazine and present our boat test videos for mby.com and the digital versions of the MBY.

When not on the water Jack enjoys playing rugby and travelling.

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Botnia Targa 27.2 on water

In the evolution not revolution world of Botnia Targas, the all-new Botnia Targa 27.2 marks a sweet spot in the range. Watch the video here

Grand Banks 60 Fly SL on water

Grand Banks' new flagship, Grand Banks 60 Fly SL, has some bold performance claims so a trial in Floridian home waters was the perfect way to put them to the

Motor Boat & Yachting March 2019

In this issue we test the Sealine F430, Azimut 55 and Sealegs 9.0m Hydrasol

In the evolution not revolution world of Targas, the all-new Botnia Targa 27.2 marks a sweet spot in the range

In this issue we test the Grand Banks 60 Fly, Botnia Targa 27.2 and the Spitfire of the seas!

Serena 58 exterior

We snatched a quick test of the Sirena 58 where this Turkish-built craft impresses with its internal volume and living space on deck

Fairline Squadron 64 at sea

Fairline’s drive for new product continues apace and these latest digital renderings give the clearest idea yet of what the new flagship of the flybridge range will look like

In the December issue we review the Cannes Boat Show and test the Ferretti 670, Windy 27 Solano and Cockwells Titian Tender

Horizon FD85 exterior

The Horizon FD85 doesn’t just have superyacht-baiting deck spaces and interior volume on its side; it will tackle long-distance voyages with the best of them

Sasga Menorquin 42

The Sasga Menorquin 42 has Balearic charm in abundance but how does it fair amidst the challenging conditions of a blustery Solent?

MBY-Nov-18

We have an exclusive test of the Fairline Targa 43 Open and our round-up from the 2018 Southampton Boat Show

MBY-Nov-18

In MBY November 2018 we have a world exclusive test of the Fairline Targa 43 Open and our round-up from the 2018 Southampton Boat Show