August 21, 2018

For the first time in the US, Beneteau is bringing its historic range: Antares. The Antares 21, 23 and 27 outboards are the new generation of coastal cruising boats. These units represent a statement of Beneteau’s expertise in space management and safety on the water. The result is a striking re-affirmation of the values of this historic and globally renowned range.

Designed entirely by the Beneteau design team, boasting improved practicality and an ever-higher level of detail, the Antares 21, 23 and 27 certify the brand’s specialized expertise in the pocket cruise market, ingeniously combining tradition and innovation. As leisure craft ‘par excellence’, they provide a superb introduction to coastal/lake cruising.

The tulip-shaped hull design of both new models in the Antares range deflects waves effectively, but still ensures stability on the water. The Mercury engines can provide up to 175 HP for the Antares 21, 250 HP for the Antares 23 and 2 x 200 HP (twin engines) for the 27. Bow thrusters can be added for easy power steering-like maneuvering. Antares models are a perfect embodiment of range’s values in terms of accessibility, innovation and performance, and provide an ideal introduction to short-range cruising.

With their walnut trim, all new Antares outboard models retain the values of this historic range with their ageless yet contemporary style. The trademark style of the visors gives these outboard units their attractive slim-line silhouette.

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