Thomas Wainwright has been jailed for 12 years after he killed a vet in a car crash
Thomas Wainwright was behind the wheel of a £63,000 Maserati Ghibli hire car and had hit 95mph minutes before the crash on Mull in October 2015.
Wainwright, 27, ploughed into a Citroen Berlingo driven by vet Theresa Wade. She died at the scene.
The court heard Wainwright had downed five pints of cider, three other pints and two whiskies before the crash.
As Wainwright left one pub, he told concerned staff that the hired Maserati "knows its own way home".
Wainwright and his passenger, his stepfather, Jerome Lopez, 42, told the High Court in Glasgow the vet had been on the wrong side of the road but a jury didn't believe them.
The Maserati – which has a top speed of 177mph – smashed into the van, forcing the engine block into the driver's compartment, killing Ms Wade, who was 29.
He was behind the wheel of a Maserati Ghibli hire car and had hit 95mph minutes before the crash
He had downed five pints of cider, three other pints and two whiskies before the crash
The court heard Wainwright was on Mull, with members of his family, visiting his sick grandmother.
Has justice been done? Well, Thomas Wainwright will have 12 years to reflect upon that
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Wainwright, first officer on the £6.26million yacht MY Mahogany based in the south of France, had a previous conviction for driving while unfit through drink or drugs. A court in Nice fined him 700 euros.
Jailing him yesterday, judge John Morris QC told him that he had driven that day at "ridiculously excessive speeds".
He added: "Prior to the accident you persistently drove at – quite frankly – ridiculously excessive speeds. To drive at 95mph on a dark, country road borders on the reckless.
Wainwright had a previous conviction for driving while unfit through drink or drugs
"You have shown no remorse for your actions – quite the contrary. Your arrogance in evidence and in the social inquiry report is quite staggering."
Judge Morris also banned Wainwright from driving for 15 years.
Outside court, Ms Wade's partner, Charles Pease, said: "It doesn't bring Theresa back. Has justice been done? Well, Thomas Wainwright will have 12 years to reflect upon that."