First generation of Antares, from 1970 to 1984
The first Antarès range designed by André Bénéteau makes sailing a fishing boat reminiscent of cruising.
First generation Flyer, from 1980 to 1987
In collaboration with architect Cess Van Der Valden, BENETEAU dévelops french motorboating
To meet the growing demand for leisure craft, André Bénéteau designs a simple, safe and economical boat, as easy to use as it is to maintain.
2nd and 3rd generations of Flyer, from 1987 to 2004
At the end of the 1980s, working with Philippe Briand, a new architect at the time, BENETEAU begins the renewal of its dinghies and open boats.
2nd generation Antares, from 1987 to 1990
Seaworthiness and habitability emerge as the hallmarks of the Antares range.
3rd generation Antares, from 1990 to 2001
Designed and patented by André Bénéteau, the double-tunnel hull marks a turning point in the range’s history.
André Bénéteau designs a series of small outboard fishing boats. Versatile, they are also very economical.
Taking inspiration from the legendary wooden Ombrine of the 1960s, André Bénéteau designs a classic yet contemporary range. With a flared bow and a stern low on the water, she has all the features of distinctly seaworthy powerboat.
4th generation Antares, from 2001 to 2011
Outboard or Inboard, the 4th generation of Antarès motorboats raises the standards of comfort on board. It develops all the seaworthy characteristics that built the range’s reputation.
Former Swift Trawler
The range that reinvents the Trawler concept. A boat with a cruising pedigree that has left tradition behind to win in speed, autonomy and intelligent design. Very seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable, the four BENETEAU Swift Trawlers are cut out for long ocean adventures.
4th generation Flyer, from 2004 to 2016
For the first time, the BENETEAU outboard range proposes a selection of deck layouts on the same hull size. Hull Air Step® technology made its debut.
Monte Carlo (2006 - 2011)
Open and Hardtop, the new motor yachts designed by BENETEAU mark a milestone in comfort and driving sensations. Their design has a Mediterranean look.
Gran Turismo heritage
Streamlined and sporty, the Gran Turismo offers great sensations. Open to the sea and yet well-protected, the range’s four sport cruisers boast technological features uniting the joy of cruising and exceptional performance. The Gran Turismo looks great, has quality fittings and attractive trims. In a nutshell she is elegant and positively trendy!
A boat that brings people together – reassuring and quintessential. From the cockpit to the wheelhouse, the living space on board an Antares is always surprising. The motor cruiser range has won recognition for the shape of its hulls that withstand the test of time and make safe passage through all seas.
Monte Carlo (2012 - 2022)
Our search for excellence resulted in BENETEAU’s premium range. Inspired by the Monte Carlo Yacht, the five motor cruisers are characterized by their magnificent hull, timeless elegance, detailed crafting and top quality finishes. Monte Carlo now stands apart as a hallmark of style, power and luxury.
The sea is your playground. Seaworthy, safe and powerful, the Barracuda is a sport fisher full of character.
The four outboarders of this range have a cleverly designed deck plan. The quantity and quality of their fishing equipment, and the comfort they offer on board, make them perfect for the demanding owner. Most definitely a winning range !
5th generation Flyer, from 2017 to today
A stylish day-boat with a unique concept of one Air-Step® hull for a choice of two different deck plans, the Flyer is a distillation of technology. The SPACEdeck and SUNdeck , with spacious models between 5 and 9 metres, are undoubtedly an achievement in terms of design. Let the fun begin !
5th generation Antares, from 2012 to today
A classic pilothouse boat for short cruises that will never go out of fashion. These fisher cruisers are safe and highly seaworthy thanks to a flared hull, and they enjoy the performance you only get from an outboard engine. The four outboard Antares are well-known for their cosy interiors and level of equipment, making them a joy to own and a best seller range.