Fairline Yachts Names Huntley as Head of Design & Engineering
Fairline Yachts, has announced Wayne Huntley as its new Head of Design and Engineering. Wayne will be responsible for overseeing the Fairline Yachts Design Studio in Oundle, Northamptonshire and will work alongside Head of Concept Design, Andrew Pope.
Formerly Head of Design at Oyster Yachts and Head Designer at Southampton Yacht Services, Huntley has been passionate about naval architecture from a young age and brings with him over 22 years of maritime knowledge over a wide range of vessel types and industries – including military, oil and gas rigs and mega yachts. Huntley has contributed to the successful completion of over 100 vessels and been involved in over 200 projects worldwide.
After achieving a degree in Naval Architecture Yacht and Powercraft Design at Southampton University,Huntley went on to become a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and work in several naval architecture roles, starting his own naval architecture business in 2002 – Spline Naval Architecture.