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11th of Nov 2016

Royal Lymington Cup 2017

Ancasta Sponsor the Royal Lymington Cup 2017   Following the huge success of the revival of this historic regatta in 2016, the Royal Lymington Cup returns in June 2017 with the Ancasta Group as the…

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20th of Sep 2016

Ellen MacArthur accepts New Beneteau Oceanis 45 on behalf of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust at the Southampton Boat show

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is an extraordinary charity that gives young people aged 8 to 24, who are recovering from cancer, the opportunity to go sailing. By giving them the chance to get out…

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15th of Sep 2016

Ancasta Autumn Collection Magazine - OUT NOW

Welcome to Ancasta’s 2016 Autumn Collection. This is the 10th Edition and it appears the appeal of the magazine and its content continues to grow. Ancasta Collection Magazine is proving to be a very…

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13th of Sep 2016

Southampton Boat Show 2016 Opening soon

Southampton Boat Show open's Friday 16th - 25th Sept. The largest on-water boat show will open to the public at 10am on Friday and will run for ten days. There is a huge array of yachts to view from…

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6th of Sep 2016

Yachting Festival Cannes 2016 NOW OPEN

The 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival is now open and there are many reasons to visit:   The Festival this year has 497 exhibitors, around 580 yachts and boats afloat and it is anticipated that well…

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31st of Aug 2016

Beneteau First 44.7 Top of the Leaderboard

Beneteau First 44.7 Top of the Leaderboard for 2016 RORC Season's Points ChampionshipWith only two events remaining in the RORC Season's Points Championship, the Beneteau First 44.7 “Lisa” owned by…

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6th of Jul 2016

Ancasta Summer Collection Magazine - OUT NOW

Welcome to Ancasta’s 2016 Summer Collection. This is the 9th Edition and it appears the appeal of the magazine and its content continues to grow. Ancasta Collection Magazine is proving to be a very…

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5th of May 2016

Poole Harbour Boat Show 2016 - Open this weekend!

Poole Harbour Boat Show is open this weekend and Ancasta are there with a fantastic selection of power and sail boats from the worlds largest boat manufacturers. On display and ready to view are the…

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21st of Mar 2016

Easter Promotion 2016

Ancasta Easter Promotion ENDS SUNDAY. If you are looking to get on the water this summer, there is no better time to be contacting Ancasta. With over 600 available listings, this promotion is…

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28th of Jan 2016

Boot Dusseldorf 2016 - Open until Sunday

It has been a busy few days in Dusseldorf with the crowds keen to see the impressive line-up from all the major brands including CNB, Prestige, Beneteau and the new product launches from Lagoon…

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10th of Jan 2016

The London Boat Show 2016 is in full swing

Open until Sunday 17th, the London Boat Show 2016 is one not to be missed. Both Beneteau and Prestige have a fantastic selection of sail and power boats to view and our teams are on hand to help you…

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5th of Jan 2016

Countdown to the London 2016

The countdown to the London Boat Show 2016 is on and the stand preparation is in full swing. With an impressive line-up from the Beneteau Group and from Prestige, this is one show not to be missed.…

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16th of Dec 2015

NEW Beneteau Swift Trawler 50

Ancasta are pleased to announce that the Swift Trawler 50 is set to see both an exterior and interior facelift for 2016.  Her exterior will see a new balance with the lines of the flybridge being…

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8th of Dec 2015

New Oceanis 62

First glimpse of the NEW Oceanis 62 from Group Beneteau. Due to be available in Autumn 2016 - contact us for more details: +44 (0)2380 450 026.

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4th of Dec 2015

Nautic Paris 2015

My 19th PARIS boat show. I have never tired of what Groupe Beneteau put on here - the usual order book of some 400-450 orders for the group at the show is for certain this year. Beneteau alone have…

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3rd of Dec 2015

Winter Collection 15/16

The eighth edition of the Ancasta Collection is now available to view online HERE. To see the full used boat listings please click here. For a printed version of the magazine, send us your details…

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1st of Oct 2015

Swift Trawler 30

Here is the first opportunity to see the Swift Trawler 30 from Beneteau. She will be available to view at the Paris Boat Show in December and judging by the success of the Swift Trawler 44 and 34, the…

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2nd of Jun 2015

The Ancasta Yacht Club Spring Cruise in association with the BOA

Leaving Hamble on Friday afternoon once the torrential rain had eased we headed to Lymington for the Ancasta drinks reception at the Mayflower Pub. Just over 30 Beneteau owners and their crew made it…

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20th of Jan 2015

We'll Be Going Back to London Next Year!

The 61st annual CWM FX London Boat Show finished on Sunday 18 January 2015 and has been hailed as a huge success not only within the marine industry but as one of the UK’s celebrated world class…

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5th of Jan 2015

The London Boat Show Begins THIS Friday

With over 450 exhibitors showcasing hundreds of boats, and the very best the marine industry has to offer right on our back door step, the London Boat Show is a great excuse for a trip to the capital,…

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17th of Dec 2014

The Oceanis 41 Express

Bruce Hastie, Ancasta’s Beneteau Sails Brand Manager has come back from the Paris Boat Show and told us that the Oceanis 41 Express is going to be a very popular model for 2015! “I think the one to…

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24th of Nov 2014

The London Line Up

We’re BACK in London and we’re bringing the best!  This home show heralds the start of what is going to be a very positive year for the marine industry and the CWM FX London Boatshow will be bigger…

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31st of Oct 2014

The Line Up for Paris!

The Paris Boat Show – Salon Nautique de Paris is one of the biggest indoor boat shows in the world and this year Ancasta will be enjoying a very strong presence  with the best from our new…

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23rd of Oct 2014

20 Years at Port Solent!

Our Port Solent office is celebrating 20 years of successfully supplying brokerage services to many hundreds of Ancasta’s customers. Over-looking  the whole of the Port Solent site, our team are able…

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20th of Oct 2014

The Combined Clubs BBQ in Cowes

Our combined Motor Boat and Yacht clubs BBQ was better than we could ever have bargained for! The day began as the weather forecast had predicted, and was quite frankly wet, miserable, grey and…

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8th of Oct 2014

Europe's Best Brokerage Deal has begun

Last Friday, we offered all Ancasta customers 10 days to take advantage of four exclusive buying incentives! As part of our Ancasta Autumn Collection, the deal is now ONLY available until the 12th…

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23rd of Sep 2014

The Boat Show Comes to the South!

The PSP Southampton Boat Show may have ended for another year, but fortunately for our customers, some of the very best of the boat show stock is still available to view for a limited time, at a…

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8th of Sep 2014

Beneteau - 130 Years

Celebrating 130 Years of Beneteau innovation and success. Beneteau has lived through three different centuries - from 1884 to today. The company's history is a long series of a successes,…

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11th of Aug 2014

Cowes Week 2014

The irony that the tail end of Hurricane Bertha arrived immediately after the last day of racing was cancelled due to lack of wind, has not been lost, but it also did not deter the enjoyment of those…

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16th of Jul 2014

The Beneteau Power Team Return

Ancasta’s Beneteau Power Team are just on their way back from an intensive 48 hour training course at St Gilles in Southern France. While our Ancasta crew went to gain invaluable insight on every…

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14th of Jul 2014

The Swift Trawler 50

The Beneteau Swift Trawler 50 has arrived at our Port Hamble Office and is now available for viewings.  We’re now taking appointments  to show our customers how these extraordinary boats ideally…

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18th of Jun 2014

JP Morgan Round the Island Race (1)

This Saturday sees one of the world’s most famous yacht races take place once more.  The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day…

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28th of May 2014

Beneteau Power

Dickies International, Ancasta International Boat Sales and Beneteau are very pleased to announce a new distribution partnership for Beneteau’s highly-acclaimed power boat ranges in the UK’s…

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12th of May 2014

Customising a Beneteau for Isle of Man Charity

When Ancasta were approached nearly a year ago, we jumped at the chance to find and customise the perfect boat for our new clients, ‘Sailing for the Disabled’. Based in the Isle of Man, the charity…

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14th of Apr 2014

The Beneteau Spring Sea Trials

The Beneteau Sea Trials in Palma, Mallorca are now well under way and Ancasta’s Beneteau Brand Manager, Bruce Hastie has just come back, having taken some Ancasta clients to view and sail the Sense…

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25th of Mar 2014

Beneteau First 40 fleet expansion

Britannia Corporate Events, the Solent based corporate sailing event management company have recently ordered two new Beneteau First 40s from Ancasta to add to their rapidly expanding…

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12th of Mar 2014

Why the Oceanis 38 is European Boat of the Year

We are in absolutely no doubt as to why the winner of the European Boat of the Year is so deserving of her status as the ultimate family cruiser, but don't just take our word for it. As part of the…

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19th of Feb 2014

Beneteau Sea Trials Annouced

Just announced!  This Spring, we will be taking to the sunny shores of Palma, Mallorca to see the NEW Oceanis 38, the Oceanis 55 and the stunning Sense 55 be taken through their paces.  Taking place…

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27th of Jan 2014

Home from Dusseldorf

Our Lagoon, Prestige, CNB and Beneteau new brand Managers are all safely back and ensconced in our Port Hamble office, where they have been regaling us with highlights of boot Dusseldorf. The show…

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23rd of Jan 2014

The Oceanis 38 wins European Yacht of the Year Award!

Considered to be the “Nautical Industry's Oscars” the European Yacht of the Year awards  honour and reward beauty, innovation, originality, quality manufacturing and performance. On Saturday evening…

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22nd of Jan 2014

boot Dusseldorf, as it's happening

Take a look at the latest footage from the world's largest Marine based show.  

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9th of Jan 2014

Boot Dusseldorf

Don't miss your chance to join our new Brand Managers who will be taking full advantage of Europe's largest boat show, to display and show you around the incredible new models from Prestige, Beneteau,…

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9th of Dec 2013

Small Print - HUGE Deal

Today, Ancasta are launching  the best boating deal that 2013 has seen and it's going to make 2014 a whole lot better. A year of TOTALLY COST FREE BOATING...  Buy any model from one of our new boat…

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25th of Nov 2013

Paris Boat Show

The Paris Boat Show is home to the internationally acclaimed Beneteau Group, and with the Ancasta Network representing Beneteau Yachts, Lagoon Catamarans, Prestige Luxury Motor Yachts and CNB Yachts,…

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11th of Oct 2013

Beneteau Sea Trials in L'Escala, Spain

Ancasta International Boat Sales and Beneteau Yachts are pleased to announce the autumn sea-trial event will be held in L’Escala, Spain. The trials will run from 5th October until 15th November. The…

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30th of Sep 2013

Ancasta Bring the Southampton Show to Hamble!

The team came back from the Southampton Boat Show which finished just over a week ago with some phenomenal feedback from visitors on the current range of Beneteau, Lagoon, Prestige and CNB yachts. If…

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17th of Jul 2013

Sail Away in Your Brand New Beneteau this Summer

You could be sailing your brand new Beneteau Oceanis 54 this August!We have put together the hottest deal you are going to see this summer and it’s a sizzler that actually takes the burn away!Two…

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5th of Jun 2013

Winds of Good Fortune and Amazing Wins for Ancasta

This year’s JP Morgan Round the Island Race saw three of our team members with their respective crews, record some extremely impressive results! Nick Griffith, Ancasta’s Managing Director, raced on…

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25th of Apr 2013

Vice Admirals Cup Welcomes the 40 Footers

By popular demand an additional class has been added to the 2013 Musto Vice Admiral's Cup, which will be hosted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Cowes, from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 May. Entries are…

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9th of Apr 2013

The Beneteau Big Deal is Putting All Your Ducks In A Row

We’re going to save you up to £87,000 on Brand new Benteaus!Ancasta have hatched a BENETEAU price package that allows you to put all your ducks in a row and be on the water THIS summer. We’ve declared…

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5th of Apr 2013

Our New Boat Weekend Has Begun

A fair few of the more stalwart boating enthusiasts have already braved the 'arctic' conditions and come to join us at Port Hamble today, for our New Boat Weekend. We’re going right through until 4pm…

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9th of Nov 2012

Ancasta at the Paris Boat Show 2012

The Paris Boat Show – Salon Nautique de Paris - begins on Friday 7th December and runs through to Sunday the 16th December. Taking part in one of the biggest indoor boat shows in the world is always…

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28th of Sep 2012

Beneteau to Host Private Boat Show and Sea Trials in October

As a direct result of the huge interest and success generated by the recent International Boat Shows, Beneteau have decided to organise and conduct Private VIP Sea Trials for the Oceanis 45, Oceanis…

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12th of Sep 2012

Beneteau Release A Brand New Oceanis 55

With its exceptional seafaring qualities, the new Oceanis 55 is a perfect example of the ultimate cruising yacht, which is easy to sail and manageable in all weather.  The exterior, by Berret…

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27th of Aug 2012

Eight Beneteau Boats at the PSP Southampton International Boat Show

Come and join us on Stand F016 where we will be showcasing these outstanding yachts from the globally renowned Beneteau range…Sense: new 55 / new 46Oceanis: 48 / 45 / 41 / 37 / 31First: 40 / new…

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26th of Aug 2012

The Lagoon 560 Makes Her UK Debut at the Southampton International Boat Show

At this year’s PSP Southampton International Boat Show, we are very proud to be featuring the magnificent Lagoon 560 alongside the immensely popular 450. Join us on… Berth M152 to see the Lagoon…

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17th of Aug 2012

Visit Ancasta Lymington this Weekend

The Ancasta Lymington office will be displaying three outstanding models from our new boat range this weekend. The Prestige 350, Beneteau Sense 43 and the Lagoon 400 will be on display and available…

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17th of Jul 2012

Celebrating the 20 Year Success of the First 20s

“As simple as a great idea”They may be small in size, but 20 years on their reputations continue to grow and with nearly 3000 currently sailing the seas worldwide, the 210, 211 and 21.7 are testimony…

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6th of Jul 2012

Introducing the New Sense 46

Ancasta are extremely proud and excited to announce that we will be launching the brand new Beneteau Sense 46 at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.  The arrival of the Sense 46 means that Beneteau now…

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29th of Jun 2012

Ancasta Win Another Beneteau Best Sales Award

For the second year running, this week saw Ashley Overton,  Ancasta’s New Boat Sales Director, and Richard Allen our Beneteau Sales Manager, travel to Trieste in Italy, where Beneteau held their Gala…

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22nd of Jun 2012

Beneteau First 40s to Have Their Own National Championships

Ancasta are pleased to be supporting the launch of the inaugural Beneteau First 40 National Championships.  To be held as part of the Hamble Winter Series, this brand new event  presents a fantastic…

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12th of Jun 2012

Beneteau Cruise to France POSTPONED

Due to the inclement weather conditions  predicted over the weekend, the Beneteau Owners’ Club Cruise to France has sadly been postponed.  We have provisionally booked a new date of departure as 31st…

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12th of Jun 2012

Beneteau Fleet Olympic Opening Ceremony

As the official supplier to the London Olympic Organising committee, Beneteau are proud to be inaugurating their fleet  of boats with an Olympics opening ceremony on Saturday, 16th June.Taking place…

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22nd of May 2012

Beneteau 21s in a Class of their Own

They may be on the smaller side of the Beneteau range, but they're growing in stature, strengthening in numbers and their commitment is huge!  The Beneteau First 21 Solent Class aims to promote a…

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15th of May 2012

Beneteau First 35 Wins RSYC Double Handed Round the Island Race

This is the second year running that 'No Chance' has won this prestigious event and it’s Chris Neeve’s 3rd Double handed title in this Round the Island Race.In the highlight of the 2012 Corona Extra…

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19th of Apr 2012

Another Chance to Cruise to France

A fun cruise intended to include families and friends will leave Port Hamble and head for Cherbourg in time for an entire weekend dedicated to frivolity, french entertainment, fine french food and…

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10th of Apr 2012

Seafood Harvest Nets Great Results

The annual Oyster Gathering and Seafood Harvest event at Mylor Yacht Harbour over the weekend of 30th March -  1st April was extremely well attended.  The fine weather combined with the chance to…

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5th of Apr 2012

Easter Boat Shows - NOW OPEN

Easter has finally arrived and we are really looking forward to meeting friends, old and new, at our Easter Used Boat Shows. This year we have a full compliment of both motor and sail boats that will…

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22nd of Mar 2012

Join us at the Seafood Harvest Celebrations

Get Sailing this Season with Beneteau. Ancasta and SailTime cordially invite you to join us at the Oyster Gathering and Seafood Harvest at Mylor Yacht Harbour. On the 30th March until the 1st April,…

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21st of Feb 2012

Beneteau Festival Sea Trials La Ciotat, Marseille

A display of six sailing Beneteau yachts - Oceanis 41, 45 and 48 and Sense 43, 50 and 55 - 2 hour sea trials - 29th March to 3rd April - Boats will be moored at Vieux Port de La Ciotat (near…

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24th of Jan 2012

Beneteau Oceanis 45 named best family cruiser at the 2012 European Yacht of the Year Awards

Beneteau are celebrating at the Düsseldorf boat show as the new Oceanis 45 was named the winner of the family cruiser category in the 2012 European Yacht of the Year Awards. Launched only last year…

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23rd of Jan 2012

Ben Ainslie Enters Round the Island Race on Britannia’s Beneteau First 40 Winston

Triple Olympic Gold medallist Ben Ainslie CBE has entered the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race 2012 on Britannia’s brand new Beneteau First 40 Winston.As it commences an eighth year…

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3rd of Jan 2012

Beneteau Brings the 2012 London Boat Show to You

Download the “Deals You Won’t Find at London Boat Show” Brochure HereBeneteau are not at London Boat Show this year. Instead of exhibiting at this year’s show we've been working with the factory to…

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18th of Nov 2011

Beneteau Decide Not to Exhibit at 2012 London Boat Show

Following a review of their exhibition and business strategies, Beneteau and all its dealers in the UK have taken the decision not to exhibit at the 2012 Tullet Prebon London Boat Show at ExCel.…

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18th of Nov 2011

Join Us at Paris Boat Show - Open 3rd - 11th December

Why not combine a short city break to the spectacular city of Paris, magnificent at this time of year and great for Christmas shopping, with a visit to the Salons Nautique, the annual Paris Boat Show.…

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24th of Oct 2011

New Oceanis 41, 45, 48 Have Arrived

Ancasta International Boat Sales enjoyed the hugely successful UK launch of three of the most eagerly anticipated Beneteau models for many years at Southampton Boat Show last month, but if you still…

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21st of Oct 2011

Last Used Boat Shows of 2011

Darthaven Marina | Brighton Marina 21st – 23rd October This weekend is your last chance to visit an Ancasta Used Boat Show in 2011. The Ancasta offices in Dartmouth and Brighton are looking forward to…

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9th of Sep 2011

Over 200 boats on display at Swanwick and Lymington Used Boat Shows

Lymington Yacht Haven | Swanwick Marina 16th – 25th September (Run concurrently with PSP Southampton Boat Show) The Used Boat Shows at Lymington Yacht Haven and Swanwick Marina are rapidly…

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8th of Aug 2011

Save up to £27,000 on a New Beneteau – Offer Ends 30th September 2011

The Beneteau factory has just released details of the latest offers across most of the models in the range. Ancasta has already secured a number of boats on this unbeatable summer promotion for…

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20th of Jul 2011

New Oceanis Models from Beneteau

THE OCEANIS SPIRIT REEXAMINED On these 3 new models, BENETEAU has kept the essential features, the DNA of the Oceanis range: > A large cockpit enclosed by a rear seat > A mineral architecture,…

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30th of Jun 2011

Ancasta Awarded Best Sales Performance for Sailboats in 2011

On Tuesday 28th June Ancasta International Boat Sales were awarded with the Best Sales Performance of 2011. Ashley Overton Ancasta Sales Director and Richard Allen, Beneteau Sales Manager accepted the…

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20th of Jun 2011

First 30 Wins

Organised by the Yacht Club Val André during the weekend of the Ascension, the ‘3 jours d’Armor” led the fleet from St Quay Portrieux (Normandy) to Jersey. The competitors made it to the Anglo-Normand…

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17th of Jun 2011

Half Price Rig Inspections at HYS

We are offering 50% OFF Rig Inspections through our service company, Hamble Yacht Services. What is a Rig Inspection? A fully experienced mast and rigging technician from HYS Rigging will carry out a…

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16th of Jun 2011

New Cowes Office Open

Ancasta Cowes Cowes Yacht Haven, 1 Marina Walk High Street Cowes Isle of Wight PO31 7XJ Tel: +44 (0) 1983 247 247 Email: cowes@ancasta.com Web: www.ancasta.com/cowes We’re excited to announce the…

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26th of May 2011

First 35 Wins Warsash Spring Series

In only their second season in the new Beneteau First 35 “STILETTO” the Royal Temple Yacht Club’s stalwart team led by owner John Barrett and helmsman Paul Woodward won Class 3 in the first big…

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14th of Mar 2011

Calling All Beneteau Owners

This summer the Beneteau Owners Club is running a cruise to France over the weekend of the 1st – 3rd July. This fun, family cruise will be leaving Port Hamble (other starting points may be added…

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20th of Dec 2010

First 30 wins last Race of Garmin Hamble River Winter Series

Kevin Sproul and his crew onboard the new Beneteau First 30 won the final race in the Garmin Winter Series hosted by Hamble River Sailing Club on Sunday 5 December 2010. The brand new First 30 from…

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16th of Nov 2010

Beneteau Dock and Go

Gone is the stress of manoeuvring in harbour. BENETEAU is launching DOCK & GO, an exclusive innovation to bring your boat alongside with complete peace of mind. BENETEAU re- invents boat handling…

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16th of Nov 2010

First 40 cr

A Club Racer version for a boat that is ready to race Winner of the 2010 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the Spi Ouest France, Cowes Week 2010 and the Voiles de Saint-Tropez, the First 40 has an…

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