Marine industry mourns iconic boatbuilder

John Haines Snr, the founder of the iconic Haines Hunter and Signature boat brands, has died. It is understood Haines Snr had been battling cancer. He passed away on Saturday and his funeral will be held at 3pm Wednesday 26th August at at Centenary Gardens, 353 Wacol Station Road, Sumner Park.

Fishing World’s sister publication, Marine Business, will publish a tribute to Haines Snr in an upcoming edition. All of us at Fishing World pass on our sympathies to the Haines family.

The Haines family has respectfully requested that no flowers be sent. Donations can be made to the palliative care section of the Wesley Hospital (details below) to assist them with their incredible selfless work.

Wesley Hospital Palliative Care Unit
Po Box 499, Toowong QLD 4066
Ph: Ray Crompton on (07) 3232 7166




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