The BENETEAU adventure began more than a century ago on the quays of Croix-de-Vie in Vendée. For 120 years, the core of the Boatyard's profession has been innovation and a passion for yachting. From the first sardine boat to the latest Gran Turismo, from the shipbuilding tradition to more advanced technologies, their expertise has grown. However, it is still the pioneering spirit of Benjamin Bénéteau that is the driving force behind Beneteau's 2,500 co-workers. Today, more than 36 000 BENETEAU power boats have sailed the seas of the globe. Steering them, their keen and demanding owners, with whom we share the same values of performance, modernity, safety and respect.
ANTARES - The Beneteau Antares range has become one of Beneteau's top selling ranges over the past few years, due to its seafaring qualities and its ability to adapt to a broad range of requirements.
GRAN TURISMO - The Beneteau Gran Turismo concept (born from the world of luxury high-performance cars) is expressed fully in the design of this all-new range, which embodies the Italian lifestyle in an inspiring combination of glamour, luxury and ‘La dolce vita’.
SWIFT TRAWLER - These extraordinary boats have a very special position in the Beneteau portfolio. Swift Trawler models ideally combine classic style and design with the modern technologies and requirements of contemporary yachtsmen.
Each year the Ancasta Motorboat Club looks to create series of fun, informal events that are open to owners looking to take their boats to places they have not been before, to places they are perhaps not comfortable cruising to on their own or simply open to those who enjoy cruising in company. With a professional skipper, the cruises are safe and a fantastic opportunity to try new things and share experiences with fellow boat owners.
Following the success of last year and the feedback from club members, we are planning a cruise to Saint Vaast on the North coast of France, a Swift Trawler rendezvous in September and the familiar end of season BBQ in the Solent.
More information will be released for each of these events shortly but if you are keen to join us, pencil in these date and drop us a line to tell us the boat model and number of people.
The club is open to all motorboat enthusiasts and absolutely free to join.
Nick is our Beneteau Power Brand Manager and has been an integral part of the Group since he joined to work weekends while at University! Nick took a full time position at Port Hamble shortly after graduating and was later delighted to move to our Lymington office where he soon assumed the role of Office Manager for this extremely busy branch of the network.
Excelling as a Brokerage Manager, Nick's appointment as the Beneteau Power Brand Manager, seemed a natural progression, and we are thrilled to have him back in the fold of Ancasta's head office in Port Hamble.
Russell Heath is the latest addition to our expanding Brokerage team at Brighton. He joins us with a wealth of knowledge regarding the popular Beneteau Power Boats and is the man to talk to if you need any information regarding the Swift Trawler, Antares or Grand Turismo range. Having grown up working on his Grandfathers fishing boat in Rye, Russell has been working on and around boats ever since. For the last fifteen years Russell has worked as a Yacht Broker on the South Coast, supplying and delivering new and used boats all over Europe.
Charles is our Beneteau Power Broker working out of the very successful Lymington office. A Lymington local, Charles joined us after crewing super yachts in the Mediterranean and overseeing a multi-million dollar refit in Palma, Majorca. He is focused on customer service and satisfaction and has a deep and enthusiastic knowledge of the Beneteau Power range.
Charles can often be seen driving RIBs in the Solent with friends and takes any opportunity to enjoy life on the ocean wave!
Lee Ball comes from a very strong background of 20 years as a Sales Manager in the motor trade, and that experience certainly paid off.
Lee joined Ancasta and with no previous involvement in the marine industry, took to the role like a duck to water. Selling three brand new motor boats in very quick succession, he has obviously having found his niche,! Lee says he is thrilled that he convinced his young family to move to this beautiful and picturesque piece of Cornwall and so are we. He has proved to be an integral and much valued member of the Beneteau Power team.
Born in Budleigh Salterton Devon, Brians childhood was spent on the ocean fishing, rowing and sailing small boats, most of his career has been in retail where he became an area manager for the second largest employer in the South West. This also included achieving the Investors In People Award. With a lifetime in and around boats in the SW of the UK, Brian is well equiped to help you find your ideal vessel as part of the Beneteau Sail Team.
The Commissioning team is responsible for making sure the new boat is to your exact personal requirements and specification. Once the boat is commissioned you have a full handover day with one of our skilled technicians to talk you through all the elements of your new boat and its equipment.
Once you have taken ownership of your new boat you will be fully supported by our Aftersales team. One of the benefits which really make Ancasta stand out from all of our competitors is the strength and support of our Aftersales department. Our team of experienced technicians and engineers is dedicated to ensuring that your boating remains fault free during your ownership.
The parts ordering service is in place to support customers who have purchased boats through us, and other boat owners looking for a simple and efficient way to obtain spare parts for all makes and models of the sail and powerboats that we sell.
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