The Beneteau Antares 7.80 – The versatile day-boat par excellence!
Born from the pen of the Antares designer, Patrice Sarrazin, the Beneteau Antares 7.80 Outboard is a versatile day-boat with modern sporty lines. She has all the strengths that contributed to the success of the Antares 7.50 with a makeover and a modernized interior: one piece windscreen, 3 leaf glazed door, interior makeover, etc.
The Beneteau Antares 7.80 is sufficiently comfortable to take off for a weekend or go on a quick cruise. In the cockpit, the saloon can be converted into a sun bath (cockpit saloon on option). Many different layouts are also possible (on option), thanks to the modularity of the cockpit. Finally, the bathing platform folds down to enable the lifting of the engines. This optimizes the size of the cockpit. The Beneteau Antares 7.80 has a sliding 3 leaf door. This an important selling point on a boat of this size! It makes moving between the saloon and the cockpit easier. Life on board is comfortable with a large saloon. The table and the U-shaped seat will accommodate up to 4 people, and it can be converted into a double berth (2 m x 1.27 m).
Facing the seat is a galley corner: 42L icebox, sink, stove. The driving station is equipped with a bolster function seat, and the grey finish dashboard has a large space in which to add all the electronic equipment you might wish. The forward cabin of the Beneteau Antares 7.80 offers a large double berth (2.20 m X 1.20 m) and is equipped with a hanging locker. To the right of the companionway, is a separate compartment for the marine or chemical toilet (on option), as well as the storage. is sufficiently comfortable to take off for a weekend or go on a quick cruise. In the cockpit, the saloon can be converted into a sun bath (cockpit saloon on option). Many different layouts are also possible (on option), thanks to the modularity of the cockpit.
In the Beneteau Antares 7.80 wheelhouse, the windscreen is in one piece for better visibility and panoramic to let in as much light as possible. Ventilation and luminosity are optimal thanks to the many openings:
– Sliding hatch on the roof (on option)
– Lateral windows in the wheelhouse
– Sliding 3-leaf door
Its tulip-shaped hull of the Beneteau Antares 7.80 developed by the design office guarantees an easy and safe passage through waves. Movement along the sides is made easier by asymmetrical catwalks. Finally, the grab rails on the doghouse and the pulpit from the bow to the cockpit allow you to move about with great ease.
Beneteau Antares 7.80 Engine
Available with a single 150 HP engine, the Beneteau Antares 7.80 is in every way a high-performing outboard! High performing engine – high performing price! In fact, its cruising speed is roughly 20 knots (and a maximum speed of 30 knots), for a price reduction of 20% in relation to the choice of an inboard engine! Finally, due to its technology, the outboard engine is now extremely reliable and this considerably reduces servicing costs.
Beneteau Antares 7.80 Techical Specifications
Length overall: 7.23 m / 23,72 ft
Hull length: 6.97 m / 22,87 ft
Hull width: 2.78 m / 9,12 ft
Light displacement w/o engine: 1 785 kg / 3 935,25 lb
Light displacement: 2 000 kg / 4 409,24 lb
Air draught: 2.23 m / 7,32 ft
Draught: 0.60- 0.80 m / 1,97-2,62 ft
Max engine power: 150 CV / 150 HP
Fuel tank: 200 L / 52,84 gal
Water tank: 100 L / 26,42 gal
CE Certification requested: C8/D8