Loyal to spirit of this earlier generation and in the tradition of the 41.1, the Oceanis 35.1 combine performance and comfort at sea. The chined hull by the architects Finot-Conq stands for comfort and good balance under sail, making a particularly noteworthy entry into the market for this size of boat. With twin rudders, masts positioned further aft and optimized sail plans, the two hulls deliver excellent performance and offer incredible stability underway.
A redesigned deck plan with a strop on the coachroof gives the boat a sleeker profile while maintaining the cruising features of the cockpit completely free of manoeuvres under sail. As for the mainsail arch, it is the ideal choice for a cockpit protected in all circumstances, since large sidings can be fitted with ease.
For the Italian design team, the challenge was to multiply the living spaces in the saloon and offer greater privacy in the owner cabin, while maintaining the visual perspective that her opening to the bow offered in previous versions. The new L-shaped galley makes a facing seat saloon arrangement possible. The space has been well optimised to allow eight people to sit around the table. For anyone who prefers a more contemporary version, a long galley layout is still available.
The chined hull by the architects Finot-Conq stands for comfort and good balance under sail, making a particularly noteworthy entry into the market for this size of boat. With twin rudders, masts positioned further aft and optimised sail plans, the two hulls deliver excellent performance and offer incredible stability underway.
Stuart is the Brand Manager for Beneteau Sailing Yachts. He has recently qualified as a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster as boating has been a big part of Stuart’s life for both work and pleasure. Stuart is a great addition to the Ancasta team bringing much enthusiasm as well as a wealth of knowledge in many aspects of the marine industry.
Rob is a member of the Beneteau Sales team. He started working for Ancasta at Port Hamble before moving on to become Manager at Brighton and finally Dartmouth 5 years ago. Prior to joining Ancasta, he worked onboard private and charter yachts in both the Mediterranean and Caribbean and has a couple of Transatlantic crossings under his belt.
John is a Yacht Broker and member of the Beneteau New Boat Sales team. After running his own brokerage, he joined Ancasta in 1998. Since then, he has worked at Poole, where he started the new and used boat shows at Cobb’s Quay, Hythe, Port Solent, Port Hamble and more recently, our very busy Lymington office.
Simon Boote first came to Cornwall as a sailing instructor on the Helford River in the early 1980s. He returned with his family in 2003, having had a career that allowed him to sail all over the world. He took over Ancasta Cornwall (Falmouth and Mylor) in that year and added Ancasta Plymouth to the portfolio in 2007. He remains a passionate sailor both in Cornwall and overseas. He has been a member of the Royal Ocean Racing Club since the mid 1980’s and has competed in many of the world’s premier sailing events. However he is also a proud owner of a Fly-bridge Sports Fishing boat that is “probably one of the most used boats in Cornwall!”
Rhian has worked at Ancasta for many years, starting her career at our Port Solent office in 1997, then moving to run the brokerage department at the Ancasta’s Head Office in 2001, before taking up her current role of Group Brokerage Manager in 2016. Having worked as a sailing instructor in the Med and America, Rhian has a passion for Sailing Yachts and is a member of the Beneteau New Boat Sales team. She is also a full Broker Member of ABYA and often presents on their Brokers training course.
Sam started sailing dinghies from a young age and from that point onwards his passion for being on the water strengthened year after year. During his time at Edinburgh university, Sam was heavily involved in yacht racing and also a member of the team racing club. Prior to joining Ancasta, Sam worked as deck crew onboard a super yacht travelling all over the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the Bahamas racking up three transatlantic crossings. As a qualified yacht master, he would be delighted to assist in buying or selling your next boat.
When we ran into technical trouble and had to divert on our delivery trip to Cork the Ancasta team sourced a marine electronics engineer. What is exceptional about this is that they did it on a Sunday morning in the West Country and even paid for the callout charge. I was very impressed with their after sales support. .... "
12 Nov 2013
The buying experience is excellent, by far the best that I have come across. This is both as regards the system, and the individuals who operate it. As one who comes from a consumer industry I would rate your team's performance as outstanding. .... "
01 Nov 2013
I know that we have already thanked you all, but I would just like to reiterate it - we were very impressed with Ancasta, all your staff and the quality of service you gave us. We would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone - and, indeed, already have! We will certainly look in and say hello when we return to the Hamble later this year. You have a good product in the latest generation of Beneteaus! Regards MB. .... "
15 Dec 2014