Antares 8

The ultimate family weekender
From 53 300 € (VAT excluded)*

*Hull price without engine. Recommended retail price. Value-Added Tax is subject to change, according to the country of purchase. For pricing information, availability and product characteristics, thank you to contact your dealer.

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.

NAVAL ARCHITECT : BENETEAU POWERBOATS
INTERIOR DESIGN : SARRAZIN DESIGN
Development : BENETEAU POWERBOATS

Exterior design

With its sleek lines and sporty allure, the Antares 8 is fits perfectly into the brand’s weekenders line. The stunning design combines style and elegance with a clean, streamlined profile that gives the boat its sporty feel. The Cruising and Fishing versions have two distinct looks, the Cruising version with its sleek, contemporary silhouette, and the Fishing version which is decidedly more sporty. 

Interior Design

The Antares 8 has all you need for cruising down the coast in perfect comfort: a galley area with a fridge and a gas or electric hob. The boat can also be fitted with an air-conditioning system.

The boat has two double berths, one in the cabin and other in the wheelhouse, and can sleep up to five passengers. An extra berth can also be set up in the space under the saloon area. 

THE ULTIMATE FAMILY WEEKENDER

The Antares 8 now comes in two versions, Cruising which provides exceptional onboard comfort and conviviality, and Fishing, the perfect choice for fishing enthusiasts.

HABITABILITY AND MODULARITY

The large flush platforms make it easy to board the boat and provide excellent swim decks when taking a dip in the sea. Lastly, the wide starboard walkway makes it easy to move from the stern to the bow with its huge sun pad.

At the rear, the modular cockpit guarantees the crew a comfortable and secure driving experience. The new stowable table in the saloon lets you convert the bench seats into a large sunpad and is perfect for hosting onboard meals with your passengers.

THRILLING DRIVING EXPERIENCE

The Antares 8 has the flared-hull design that gives the Antares range its exceptional stability and seakeeping qualities. The ergonomic helm station boasts an optional 12-inch control panel. With its 250-horsepower engine, the Antares 8 can reach a top speed of 35 knots.

FITTINGS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR FISHING ENTHUSIASTS

Designed for to cater for physically demanding fishing trips, Antares 8 Fishing has an open cockpit that makes it easier to move around the boat; everything about it is perfectly designed, right down to the smallest detail. The rear bench seat 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 bridge, one of which can take a livewell.

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A connected boat

The mobile application, Seanapps, and its onboard unit lets you view the status of the boat's various systems (battery charge, fuel or water tank levels, maintenance scheduling) via your smartphone, as well as planning your route or reviewing your sailing status using your mobile phone.

SEANAPPS

Characteristics

Length Overall

26’5’’

8.06 m

Beam overall

9’2’’

2.8 m

Lightship Displacement

5,609 lbs

2 545 kg

Air Draught Max

7’8’’

2.33 m

Draught Min

2’

0.6 m

Draught Max

2’7’’

0.8 m

Fuel Capacity

90 US Gal

340 L

Water Capacity

26 US Gal

100 L

Max. engine power

250 HP

250 CV

Cabin Number

2

CE Certification

C9 / D9

Profiles

Layouts

Exterior
Wheelhouse
Cabin

Exterior

  • New wet storage
  • 3 storage in cockpit floor
  • Large protected wheelhouse
  • Roof racks
  • Larger stratboard sidedeck
  • Bow sunpad

Wheelhouse

  • Modular saloon seating
  • Equipped galley
  • New pivoting pilot seat
  • New integrated helm station

Cabin

  • New storage space with matress option
  • Head with shower option
  • Forward double berth

Partners

Mercury

SUZUKI

GARMIN

News

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Beneteau services

With teams for sea trials, financing, customization, events, an after-sales service, and a network of dealers worldwide, BENETEAU delivers the help and expertise every boat owner needs throughout his boating life maintaining an enduring customer relationship.