Beneteau Antares 8 OB

Chertsey, UK

Call Chertsey - 01932 571141

£110,000 inc VAT

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THE ULTIMATE FAMILY WEEKENDER: 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.
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General Information

Manufacturer: Beneteau
Model: Antares 8 OB
Condition: New
Location: Chertsey, UK
Year Built: 2023
Hull Material: grp


Length: 27.01ft / 8.24m
Beam: 9.09ft / 2.78 m
Displacement: 0.0
Ballast: 0.0

Engines & Fuel

Engine Make: Mercury
Engine Model: V6 200XL
Engine Quantity: 1
Total Power: 200 hp
Fuel Type: Petrol


Passenger Capacity: 9
Total Cabins: 1

Full Specifications


THE ULTIMATE FAMILY WEEKENDER: 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.

Agile, powerful and very habitable, the Antares 8 oozes character. The ideal boat for exploring new shores, she is wonderful for taking a break for a few days, confident that you are completely safe.

Exterior Design

The Antares 8 has a new flared-out hull that delivers wonderful driving sensations, while boasting excellent seakeeping. The dynamic V design of the cap clearly announces the boats stunning aesthetic design. Its clever deck plan offers three different possible cockpit seat layouts.

Interior Design

Unique on a boat this size, the Antares 8s habitability sets it apart from other motor cruisers in this category. The wheelhouse is accessed by a large sliding glass door, sheltering a well-equipped modular living space. There is a real double cabin below the wheelhouse at the bow of the boat, with storage and a shower en suite, so you can stay on board for a few days. With walnut stained woodwork, the boat offers a very contemporary atmosphere.

General Equipment


HULL Composition: Sandwich (Polyester resin - Glass fiber - Balsa core), White gel coat, Winching ring on bow, Injection moulded hull

DECK Composition: Sandwich (Polyester resin - Glass fiber - Balsa core), White gel coat
Partial deck counter-mould, Grey protection rail on the hull-deck joint, Wheelhouse roof in white gel coat

DECK EQUIPMENT: Navigation lights = 1 all-round light on collapsible samson post, Bi-colour navigation light

MOORING LINES MOORING: Bow forestay chain plate, Self-bailing mooring locker with hatch cover, Eye bolt to secure mooring, 2 Foredeck cleats in aluminium, 200 mm / 8
2 Cleats amidships in aluminium, 200 mm / 8, 2 Aft cleats in aluminium, 200 mm / 8

Stainless steel open pulpit surrounding the cockpit up to the cockpit steps
Asymmetric catwalks
2 Stainless steel handrails on wheelhouse uprights
2 Stainless steel handrails on wheelhouse hood
2 Stainless steel handrails on the cockpit coamings and bulwark door
1 Stainless steel hand rail on the cockpit bench seat

COCKPIT: Self-bailing cockpit, Sliding aft bench seat, 3 place - Length: 2,20m / 73 - Beam: 1,40m / 47 (Upholstery depending on version), Additional cockpit fittings (see optional extras, Lockers in cockpit bottom: - 1 Large central lockable chest with gas piston assisted opening - 1 Port side cockpit locker, gas strut assisted opening - 1 Starboard cockpit locker, gas strut assisted opening, Lighting from 1 ceiling light, (340 L / 90 US Gal) hermetic and ventilated rotomoulded fuel tank, in the back of cockpit locker, Fuel deck filler on stern deck
Security door Gangway door to starboard, Starboard bath access Swimming ladder

INTERIOR: Saloon upholstery to match the exterior upholstery (version), Optional cabin mattress cushions: Cushy Limestone, Woodwork Alpi Noyer, Brown oak laminated floors - Part in polyester

WHEELHOUSE: Headroom: 2,00m / 67, Wheelhouse with one-piece translucent glass windscreen, Side windows with translucent glass, Starboard slide-to-open side window
3 leaf aft window door in translucent PMMA, Aluminium surround and lock, 1 Electric windscreen wipers

STEERING STATION (TO STARBOARD): Black steering console with location for 12" electronic, Steering compass, Rev counter, Fuel and engine gauge indicator, 12 V socket
Dual USB socket, Steering wheel, Encased side engine control (Engine controls and counters supplied with pre-rigging), Bolster function adjustable pilot seat, matching the exterior upholstery (Version), Removable footrest, Lighting from 1 ceiling light, Hydraulic steering

GALLEY (TO STARBOARD): Kitchen with polyester sink, Valve, Pressured cold water, Options: - Compartment for refrigerator (42L) - Space for gas oven - Location for electric hob

SALOON; Headroom: 1,60m / 53, Inward-facing saloon convertible into a bed (option) (Length = 1,90m / 63 - Beam = 0,92m / 3), Copilot seat with swivelling seat back (navigation / saloon positions), Stowage locker below aft seat, Lighting from 1 ceiling light, Battery master switch under the aft seat HEAD Headroom: 1,50m / 411, Closed cabinet under steering station for storage space or toilet (optional extra: Marine toilet with sewage tank / Shower equipment), Door, Lighting from 1 ceiling light

FORWARD CABIN: Headroom: 1,15m / 39 // Double berth (Length max = 2,20m / 73 - Beam max = 1,70m / 57) // Storage lockers Lighting from 1 ceiling light

CABIN / STOWAGE: Headroom: 0,45m / 16 // Single berth (2m x 0,7m / 67 x 24)

ELECTRICITY: 6 function 12 V electrical panel, 12 V socket, 2 Bilge pumps: 1 Manual pump - 1 Electronic pump, Battery switch located in compartment under the aft saloon seat, Navigation lights = 1 all-round light on collapsible samson post - Bicolour navigation light, Lighting from 4 ceiling lights, Installation for engine battery delivered with the pre-rigging (battery not delivered)

PLUMBING: 100 L / 26 US Gal Rigid water tank, Water pump for pressure building

SMART BOARD: "SEANAPPS" smart technology: For monitoring the boat's status and receiving alerts as well as maintenance advice via the associated mobile application. The type of information collected (GPS position, batteries, engine info, navigation data, etc.) varies according to the boat's configuration.


Optional Extras Included

  • Cruising Version: Sliding cockpit bench seat Stowage below port side bench seat
    Cruising hull decoration
  • Comfort Trim Upgrade: Interior table, Port side sliding side window, 2nd electric wiper + windscreen washer kit, Cockpit shower, Forward cabin mattress, 2 Rod holders, 2 Cup holders, Interior curtains 2 Opening portholes (Cabin + Head), Opening deck hatch in the cabin
  • Electronics Pack Upgrade: GARMIN 12 (GPSMAP 1223 xsv) Multifunction screen (chart not included) & GARMIN GT23-TM Sensor
  • Sound Pack Upgrade: Fusion MS-RA70N, 50 W speakers x 4
  • Elegance Upholstery Version: Silvertex Sterling + Diamante meteor upholstery - Pilot seat - Interior saloon - Cockpit aft bench seat
  • Electric windlass
  • Mooring & anchoring kit
  • Benchseat back to bay
  • Folding side cockpit seat
  • Polyseter bathing platforms
  • Bowthruster
  • Cockpit sunpad
  • 25L water heater & shower in heads
  • Complete 220v system with pre rig for charger
  • Gas cooker with luxury galley
  • 42L fridge
  • Additional berths in saloon
  • Mattress in stowage area
  • Fresh water toilet with holding tank
  • Zipwake trim tabs
  • Pre rig Mercury 200hp
  • Horn
  • Garmin 215 VHF
  • Sliding wheelhouse hatch with blackout curtains
  • Cockpit in solid wood

UK Extras

  • Delivery ex Bates Wharf UK
  • UK PDI & Commissioning
  • Commissioning Kit


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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