ANTARES 8

DESIGNED FOR
POWERFUL,
ELEGANT,
AND
VERSATILE
BOATING
ADVENTURES

More innovative and versatile than ever, the new Antares 8
boasts a range of new leisure functionalities, so you can
enjoy maximum comfort and sail in the style and elegance
that is a feature of this iconic range. A supremely
versatile boat, perfect for chilling out with friends or
setting off to cruise for a few days. Even more innovative
and versatile than its predecessors, the new Antares 8 boasts
a range of novel functionalities that makes it the ultimate
leisure craft, promising maximum comfort allied with the
incomparable style and elegance that is a trademark feature
of this iconic range. A boat that handles well in any
situation, whether taking it easy with family and friends or
just getting away for a few days.

EXCEPTIONALLY
SPACIOUS AND
MODULAR:
PERFECT
FOR
FAMILY
ADVENTURES

DESIGN FEATURES OF THE
OUTSTANDING NEW ANTARES 8.

The new Antares 8 offers exceptional habitability with spacious and
comfortable accommodation that provides ample room for up to nine
passengers. A major new feature is the starboard side gate that will
make it easier to dock the boat, and allow fishing fans to bring
even their largest catches aboard.

The wide platforms, flush with the deck, provide for safe boarding
and can double up as a swim platform for dips in the sea. Lastly,
the starboard walkway has been widened to make it easy to move
around the boat to the bow which has a spacious sunbathing area, an
essential feature for relaxing cruises.

CLEVER DESIGN
THAT
IS PERFECT
FOR
CRUISING

The ANTARES 8 is packed with extra practical features that will leave you
wanting nothing. With BENETEAU, you can always count on elegance,
style, comfort, and safety. The ANTARES 8 is packed with extra practical
features that will leave you wanting nothing. With BENETEAU, you can
always count on elegance, style, comfort, and safety. A new feature, that
we’re sure you’ll fully appreciate, is the removable tabletop, which
converts the bench seat in the cockpit, the folding bench seat in the port
freeboard, and the bench seat backing onto the tinted window in the
salon, into a spacious sunbathing area, or provides passengers with
comfortable seating for a sociable meal or sunset cocktails. Another handy
feature is the rear bench seat designed to provide additional storage,
while the bench opposite can house a cooler to keep food and drink
chilled during longer trips. ANTARES 8, has additional storage space in
the bottom of the cockpit, where you can store additional gear and safety
equipment. The roof rack is ideal for storing all the equipment essential to
leisure pursuits, whether at sea or ashore, such as a kayak, paddleboards,
or some bikes. All of these features and more make ANTARES 8 the
perfect weekender.

DESIGNED FOR
COMFORTABLE
ONBOARD
LIVING –
IDEAL
FOR FAMILY
CRUISES

The Antares 8 is packed with features that make coastal cruising a
real pleasure. With its attractive design, toplevel fixtures and
fittings and sophisticated upholstery available in two colourways,
the saloon is both elegant and practical. The swivelling helmsman’s
and adjustable co-pilot’s seats can be tilted to face either the
saloon or out to sea. In addition to providing wonderful sea views
and bathing the interior with light, the large glazed windows also
keep the boat airy and well ventilated.

Interior fittings on the Antares 8 include a galley area with a fridge
and a choice of a gas or electric hob. Lastly, the Antares 8 can also
be equipped with an air-conditioning system – perfect for keeping the
boat cool during hot weather when berthed, and even when at sea due
to its powerful lithium batteries. This is a really exceptional
feature on a boat this size.

Up to five passengers can sleep over on the boat. There are two double
berths, one in the cabin and one in the wheelhouse, with room for an
extra bed in the cleverly designed space under the saloon. The
outstanding habitability of the Antares 8 is completed by the bathroom
with its excellent headroom.

SAFE AND SEAWORTHY

The Antares 8 retains the tulip-shaped hull design that is the flagship feature of the Antares range, making this a boat that has excellent stability on the water and handles well in all conditions. The ergonomically-designed helm station has an optional 12-inch control panel. With its powerful 250-horsepower engine, the Antares 8 can reach a top speed of 35 knots.

POWER AND ELEGANCE

With its sporty, stylish design, the Antares 8 perfectly embodies the brand’s weekender spirit. The overall impression is one of elegance, enhanced by a sleek, streamlined profile that gives the boat its sporty allure. The two versions have their own individual character – Cruising with its sleek, contemporary profile, and Fishing, which has an altogether more sporty feel.

ANTARES 8 FISHING

Designed for physically demanding fishing trips, Antares 8 Fishing has an open cockpit that makes it easier to move around the boat; everything about is perfectly designed, right down to the smallest detail. The rear benchseat is replaced by a fishing station that comes with professional-grade rod holders. In addition to the recirculating livewell tank, this Fishing version also has three storage compartments under the cockpit sole, one of which can take a fish box.

HIGHLIGHTS

SAFE AND SEAWORTHY

The Antares 8 retains the tulip-shaped hull design that is the flagship feature of the Antares range, making this a boat that has excellent stability on the water and handles well in all conditions. The ergonomically-designed helm station has an optional 12-inch control panel. With its powerful 250-horsepower engine, the Antares 8 can reach a top speed of 35 knots.

POWER AND ELEGANCE

With its sporty, stylish design, the Antares 8 perfectly embodies the brand’s weekender spirit. The overall impression is one of elegance, enhanced by a sleek, streamlined profile that gives the boat its sporty allure. The two versions have their own individual character – Cruising with its sleek, contemporary profile, and Fishing, which has an altogether more sporty feel.

ANTARES 8 FISHING

Designed for physically demanding fishing trips, Antares 8 Fishing has an open cockpit that makes it easier to move around the boat; everything about is perfectly designed, right down to the smallest detail. The rear benchseat is replaced by a fishing station that comes with professional-grade rod holders. In addition to the recirculating livewell tank, this Fishing version also has three storage compartments under the cockpit sole, one of which can take a fish box.

  • Length overall : 26’5”
  • Hull Length : 22’11’’
  • Hull Beam : 9’2”
  • Light displacement : 5,609 LBS
  • Draft : 2’ to 2’7”
  • Airdraft : 7’8”
  • Fuel tank capacity : 90 US GAL
  • Fresh water capacity : 26 US Gal
  • Engine Power (Hp) : 250 HP
  • Number of Cabins : 2
  • CE Certification : C9/D9
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