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Charter yachts have a tough life. Every week is someone’s annual holiday and the boats are worked non-stop throughout the season, so the new Bénéteau Océanis 41.1 is naturally built…


Bénéteau chose the Valencia base of America’s Cup defender Alinghi to introduce the latest offering in the Oceanis range, the Bénéteau Océanis 43. It was a smart idea for two…


The Bénéteau First range has been making waves in the cruiser racer market. But does their latest offering, the Bénéteau First 35 deliver all that has been promised? The Sydney-Hobart…


There are Bénéteaus and Bénéteaus. Traditional sailors will cast a weather eye to the lean and hungry-looking hulls of the First series of yachts, while the comfort-seeker will be well…

Our rating:  85%

Beneteau Oceanis 30.1

Does Beneteau’s new entry-level Oceanis redefine what owners should expect from smaller yachts? Graham Snook travelled 
to Les Sables d’Olonne to find out