Simon Hankins

Simon Hankins

Captain

Captain Hankins was born in 1963 in Shoreham, United Kingdom.

He decided to join the yachting industry when he was quite young and now has thirty-two years of experience. He started onboard the 45m M/Y Khalidia cruising the Caribbean for two years and he then served as a Deckhand on the 32m M/Y Gitana. For the next four years on the 55m M/Y Stefaren before joining the 52m M/Y Rio Rita for six years as a Deckhand. For nine years he was the first mate on the 40m M/Y Desamis B. Captain Hankins joined M/Y Plus Too as First Mate in January 2009. He is a licensed open water scuba diver. He is married and lives in Antibes.

He speaks English, French and basic Italian.