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15th of Jan 2018

Countdown to Dusseldorf

There is a fantastic array of power and sailboats from all the leading brands at this years Dusseldorf Boat Show and the doors open THIS Saturday. Be sure to secure your appointment to view the models…

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22nd of May 2017

Botin Fast 40

Designed by Botin Partners and built by McConaghy, the NEW Botin Fast 40 is the latest in this 40-foot genre. The Botin Fast 40 yacht will be built in prepreg carbon, from CNC cut, high temperature…

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30th of Mar 2017

The Ancasta Spring Collection - out now!

Welcome to Ancasta’s 2017 Spring Collection. "We are all very much looking forward to the coming summer. The Winter period has been busy on all fronts and Spring, as you would expect, is even more…

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5th of Dec 2016

The Ancasta Winter Collection - out now!

Welcome to Ancasta’s 2017 Winter Collection. Like so many other industries and businesses, the last six months have been a challenging time for the Marine Trade, particularly boat sales however not…

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15th of Nov 2016

FAST40 Plus Class Competes for One Ton Cup Glory

With 13 FAST40+ racing yachts lining up on the startline to compete for the prestigious One Ton Cup, the event promised to deliver lots of close action racing and a fierce battle for one of the most…

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19th of Sep 2016

Fast 40 Series.

Peter Morton's Carkeek 40+ Girls on Film has won the 2016 One Ton Cup.The Cowes based team were worthy winners having scored no worse than a fourth in nine races. Peter Morton has come second in the…

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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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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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24th of Aug 2016

FAST40+ Class Update

FAST40+ Class to Compete for the Prestigious One Ton Cup In September this year, the FAST40+ Class will compete for the prestigious One Ton Cup at their national championship event to be held at…

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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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24th of Apr 2016

A busy Multihull show - La Grande Motte 2016

Huge numbers of visitors were seen at this years International Multihull Show, held in La Grande Motte – France. Those who made it to this years show witnessed a vast array of multihulls from all the…

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6th of Apr 2016

The International Multihull Boat Show, La Grande Motte

Ancasta will be present at the world’s largest multihull show, the International Multihull Boat Show (Le Salon du Multicoque), which takes place in La Grande Motte, France, from 13th to 17th April…

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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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30th of Oct 2014

MC38 Grand Prix 2015

Next year, our Race Boat team are delivering a new format for Grand Prix Racing in the UK by launching a performance one design circuit.  The annual series of SIX events will be purposely set for fun,…

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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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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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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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14th of Apr 2014

The Class 40 Open Day

This Saturday saw  Ancasta's Race Boat Division Yacht  host our Class 40 Open Day at Hamble Yacht Services.  When we put the call out to come and ‘have a go’ on these exceptional racing boats,…

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27th of Feb 2014

The Brand New MC38 Will Be Here in the Spring

With the news that five boats have recently been sold in Australia to very high profile owners, including Neville Crichton of Alfa Romeo fame, Ancasta could not be more pleased or indeed proud, to be…

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26th of Nov 2013

RORC Annual Dinner & Prize Giving

This Saturday saw our Race Boat Manager, Sam Pearson, attend the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Annual Dinner and Prize Giving at the Royal Courts of Justice. The Ancasta Group were one of the sponsors for…

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22nd of Oct 2013

Concise 8 - Ker Class 40

Hamble Yacht Services have recently seen the extremely early morning arrival and very late evening departure of a most industrious on-shore crew who are dedicating every hour of daylight to fine…

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10th of Jul 2013

Another Ker 40 and Another Championship in the Bag

Last weekend’s Royal Ocean Racing Club's IRC National Championship produced fantastic results for the magnificent Kers with a triumphant overall win for Magnum 3, Andrew Pearce’s British Ker 40. The…

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28th of May 2013

The Kers Dominate the Myth of Malham

Ancasta are thrilled to announce that  the McConaghy Kers put in an astounding performance this weekend and absolutely ruled the ocean waves in the race around the Eddystone Lighthouse.  According to…

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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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20th of Dec 2012

McConaghy Scoop Sailing World Boat of the Year Awards in TWO Different Categories

Ancasta are delighted to report that the American magazine,Sailing World has announced the Ker 40 as Best Handicap Racer and the MC38,Best Grand Prix One-Design in their Boat of the Year Awards.  When…

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20th of Nov 2012

Ancasta Appoint A New Race Boat Broker

With our roots firmly established in the race boat market, Ancasta are very pleased to announce the appointment of our new Race Boat Broker, Sam Pearson.We've built up a considerable race boat…

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19th of Oct 2012

A Brand New Ker 46 From McConaghy

Following the well documented successes of the brilliant Ker 40, McConaghy Boats and Ker Yacht Design have designed and produced another ‘top end’ racing boat which combines the very best and latest…

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31st of Jul 2012

Ker 40 Keronimo Leads GBR Red to Victory in Commodores Cup

The Commodores’ Cup which takes place every other year, welcomes amateur teams from around the world and past regattas have seen them come from as far as Hong Kong, South Africa, the USA and Russia,…

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2nd of Jul 2012

Ker 40s Put in Outstanding Perfomance in Worlds Biggest Yacht Race

The biggest yacht race in the world took place this weekend and in its 81st year, the internationally famous event saw 1,647 boats entered, across 25 classes. While 1,199 boats finished the race, 246…

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18th of Jun 2012

Magnum III Snatches Victory in the IRC Series

Once again, one of our brilliant Ker 40’s has stepped up to the mark, embraced the challenge and reinforced their reputation as a force to be reckoned with.  This year’s RORC IRC National…

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23rd of May 2012

Ker 40s Heading to the Commodores Cup 2012

Ancasta are delighted to see that  four  McConaghy Ker 40’s  from their stable have been selected to compete in this year’s Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup.  Many congratulations to  Andrew Pearce…

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8th of May 2012

Ker 40s Provide Stunning Debut Performances

Everyone at Ancasta International Boat Sales would like to congratulate Andrew Pearce and the crew of Magnum III, who made a spectacular debut in their offshore campaign by taking IRC 1 and the…

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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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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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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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1st of Jun 2011

First outing for Ker 40

McConaghy KER 40 Keronimo Beats Tonnerre in the MYTH OF MALHAM Over the past few months, the focus has been on the new McConaghy Ker 40, with much anticipation from the sailing scene. Would this new…

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