Beneteau Antares 8 for sale

Bangor, United Kingdom

£84,950 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

Beneteau Antares 8 - Beneteau Antares 8 IB for sale with BJ Marine
General information
Beneteau Antares 8
Used power boat for sale
£84,950 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
8.36 metres
2.95 metres
0.68 metres
Bangor, United Kingdom

About this Beneteau Antares 8


Beneteau Antares 8 in-board - ever popular and difficult to lay your hands on.  This example is in excellent order and was one of the last to be made in 2017.  She was commissioned in 2018 - and her Nanni diesel engine has only 130 hours.  Including the wheel house she'll sleep 4.  Whether you want her for angling, cruising or exploring - you'll be very happy with everything about this boat.

Full Details:

The Beneteau Antares 8 inboard has a well-deserved reputation and is much sought-after with the inboard-brigade. Whether you want her for angling, cruising or exploring - you'll be very happy with everything about this boat.

Length Overall: 8.36m / 27'5"
Hull Length: 7.48m / 24'6"
Beam: 2.98m / 9'9"
Max Draft: 0.68m / 2'3"
Air draft: 2.6m / 8'6"
Light Displacement: 2,785kg / 6,138 lbs
CE Category C8/D8

The transmission is of a shaftline type
4 blade propeller
Cable steering
Engine = Base TOYOTA (Nanni) T4 200 (200 HP/147 Kw) with Trolling valve
Trapdoor for good access to engine compartment in wheelhouse floor
Cover assisted by 2 gas pistons
Engine compartment soundproofing with 40 mm / 1-1/2" thick leaded foam
Fuel filter fitted with decanter
Sea water filter
Air intakes for engine space cooling
Engine hours: 130

Fuel: 300 l / 79 US Gal (plastic rotation moulded)
Water: 100 l / 26 US Gal (plastic rotation moulded)
Holding tank: 88 l / 23 US Gal

Monolithic laminated polyester
Hull counter moulding completely laminated in polyester
White gel coat
Semi-floating lower hull with extended V bow
Keel allows for beaching (props and propeller guards)

Sandwich (Polyester resin - Glass fiber)
Balsa core
Surfaces with diamond-tip type non-slip covering
White gel coat
Part deck counter moulding at forward peak laminated in polyester
White PVC sheer rail guard along the hull-deck join
Navigation lights = 1 all-round light on collapsible post
- Bi-colour navigation light
Water draining scuppers on the catwalks
Stainless steel bow fitting
Self-bailing mooring locker with closure hood and clench ring
4 Aluminium cleats (L 250mm / 10"): 2 forward, 2 aft
Stainless steel half open pulpit surrounding the cockpit up to the cockpit steps
2 Stainless steel handrails on wheelhouse uprights
2 Stainless steel handrails on wheelhouse roof

Cockpit dimensions = 2,40 m x 1,85 m / 7’10" x 6’1"
Self-bailing cockpit
1 Large lockable locker in cockpit bottom assisted by 2 gas pistons
Gas locker fitted into the wheelhouse starboard side upright
Gunwales in plain solid wood
2 Rod holders
2 Stainless steel fairleads
Fuel deck filler on stern deck
Cockpit gate
Stainless steel swim ladder fixed to stern deck
Lighting from 1 ceiling light

Paragon Beige upholstery (Saloon + Co-pilot seat + Cabin)
Alpi walnut woodwork
Brown oak laminated floors
Headroom: 1,98 m / 6’6"
Wheelhouse with translucent glass windscreen
Blue-tinted opening side windows in PMMA
2 leaf aft window door in translucent PMMA
Electro-polished aluminium frame with lock
2 Electric windscreen wipers
Interior curtains (Windscreen, side windows and aft window door)
Pilot console with space for electronics
6 function 12 V electrical panel
Steering compass
Rev counter
Fuel and engine gauge indicator
12 V socket
Valet tray
Steering wheel
Encased side engine control
1 Padded pilot seat mounted on slide rail (adjustable)
Large storage cupboard under pilot seat
Pilot footrests
Lighting from 1 ceiling light
Two seater co-pilot bench to port, facing forward, Corrado Beige upholstery
Laminated kitchen worktop
Wooden flap to protect worktop
Stainless steel sink
Cold water mixer tap under pressure
Fixed 2 hob cooker
Front-opening 42 L icebox (refrigerator optional extra)
Cutlery drawer
1 Storage cupboard with rubbish bag bracket
Headroom: 1,98 m / 6’6"
Large saloon (capacity = 4 persons) convertible into double berth (2,17 m x 1,17 m / 7’1" x 3’10")
Multi-position forward bench seat (Co-pilot / Saloon / Berth)
Large storage compartments under the forward bench seat
Valet tray
Wooden saloon table
Lighting from 1 ceiling light
Headroom: 1,81 m / 5’11"
Sliding door
Polyester sink
Storage cubbyhole
Shower hose
Marine toilet with 88 L holding tank
Access trapdoor to central plumbing
Deck house opening porthole
Lighting from 1 ceiling light
Headroom: 1,83 m / 6’
Double berth (2,15 m x 1,65 m / 7’1" x 5’5")
Hanging locker & Storage under berth
Separation from forward cabin with a rail curtain
Storage cubbyholes in hull skin
Deck house sunroof with fitted mosquito net
Lighting by a ceiling light and 2 reading lights

6 function 12 V electrical panel
12 V socket
2 x 12 V 110 Ah batteries for engine and service
Battery switch
Battery charger
Power distributor
Access to battery compartment through companionway steps
Navigation lights = 1 all-round light on collapsible post - Bi-colour navigation light
Lighting from 5 ceiling lights
2 Bilge pumps: 1 Manual, 1 Electric
1 Electric pump for shower draining
Shore power cable is adapted for galvanic isolation
Radio/CD player

Navigation electronics
VHF with DSC by ICOM M330GE with aerial
GPS Plotter by Raymarine a67
Autopilot by Raymarine - EV150 with P70r control head

Lines and fenders
Anchor and chain

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Antares 8 is a multi-programme motor cruiser for day outings, fishing trips, and cruising with the family. Living on board is sheer pleasure as she has a large saloon in the wheelhouse with a panoramic view. Extremely well-designed, she has clever modular fittings to make life on board much simpler.

Designed by Sarrazin Design, in collaboration with Beneteau Powerboats, the Antares 8 has a semi-displacement hull with a classic timeless profile. The deck plan offers a large cockpit saloon for 4 people. This can be converted into a sun-lounger as well as a semi-open forward pulpit.  Focussing on the pleasure of living on board, the Antares has a slatted natural colour solid wood aft swim platform (on option).


  • Compass
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Teak cockpit - swim platform only
  • Radio
  • Bow thruster
  • Marine head
  • Autopilot
  • Refrigerator
  • Gps - a67 MFD
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Shore power inlet - incl. galvanic isolation
  • Cockpit shower
  • Battery charger - 25 Ah
  • Hot water
  • Vhf
  • Cd player
  • Depthsounder
  • Plotter - Raymarine a67 MFD
  • Log speedometer

Contact Information

Call John on +44 (0)7564 366 639 to register your interest

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.

Read more

1 x Nanni T4 - 200
Fuel capacity
300 litres
Number of cabins
Number of berths
This Beneteau Antares 8 has been viewed 165 times
Broker/Dealer Information

BJ Marine - Belfast

Mr. John Harkness
Bangor Marina
Co. Down, Northern Ireland
BT20 5ED
United Kingdom
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