2021 Beneteau Antares 8

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Buzzards Bay, MA



VERACITY is a beautiful and recent vintage Antares 8 (23) from Groupe Beneteau.  This outboard express cruiser has sleeping for four, and an enclosed head, helm and dining in a cabin are protected by three sliding glass doors to the cockpit.  There is ample seating in the cockpit and a lovely sun pad on the bow.    The Antares 8 (23) is the ideal mid-size cruiser for weekends on the Vineyard or Nantucket and has the capability to be trailered.  (Trailer included!)

STILL UNDER WARRANTY!  Engine warranty through 12/1/2023 and Beneteau hull warranties still in effect. 

Veracity is one of the most updated Antares 8's available with Radar - Trailer - upgraded fabrics - Full Cockpit Enclosure - the bigger 225 hp Mercury - Bow Thruster - Upgraded Garmin GPS / Chartplotter and Radar and more.  

Replacement cost for this boat if you order new is over $200,000! so take advantage of a change in plans for these sellers and get your boat now for the 2023 season.  Don't delay - Call today..

Broker Information

With over 60 years sailing, 30 years in manufacturing fine sail and power boats, and 25 years representing clients in the purchase and sale of quality sail and power boats, I look forward to putting my experience to work for you. Mobile: 774-526-0914 and email: [email protected]


  • BuilderGroupe Beneteau
  • ModelAntares 8
  • Model Year2021
  • LOA27 ft
  • Beam9.17 ft
  • Minimum Draft2 ft
  • Engines Total Power225 hp
  • Number of Engines1
  • Engine BrandMercury
  • Engine Model225XL with White painted cowl
  • Engine TypeOutboard 4 Stroke
  • Engine Power225 horsepower
  • Engine Fuel Typeunleaded
  • Fresh Water Tanks26 gallon
  • Fuel Tanks74 gallon
  • Holding Tanks17 gallon

Beneteau Antares 8 Gallery

Key Optional Features
  • Venture TRAILER - 2 Axle
  • Higher horsepower 225 hp Mercury 225 XL (111 hours as of 8/26/2022)
  • Engine warranty through 12/1/2023
  • Optional white painted cowl on engine
  • Bow thruster
  • Comfort Trim Level for 3 doors including: interior table, port side sliding window, 2nd electric windshield wiper and windshield washer system, helmsman footrest and swivel seat, 2 rod holders, cup holders, interior curtains, opening deck hatch in cabin
  • US Package 2020 including: extended swim platform, complete 110v electrical system and additional battery, 42L refrigerator, sliding wheelhouse hatch with blackout curtains, marine toilet and holding tank
  • Electronics pack 2020 upgraded including: Garmin 9" MFD and Garmin GT 20 TM Sensor (UPGRADED: Garmin to accept RADAR) - Fishfinder - Depth
  • Garmin Radar
  • Garmin VHF radio
  • Sound Pack including: Fusion MS-RA7ON stereo with speakers
  • Upgraded Elegance Upholstery package 
  • Telescoping swim ladder on bow platform for boarding from the beach
  • Electric windlass and swivel bow roller
  • Mooring and anchoring kit
  • Graphite Cockpit Complete Enclosure
  • Elegance Cockpit Salon convertible to Sunbathing mattress
  • Elegance Forward sunbathing mattress
  • Pressure water - 
  • Hot water heater
  • Marine toilet and holding tank
  • Shower in head
  • Additional berths in the salon - table conversion
  • PVC Cabin Mattress
  • Two opening portholes in cabin and head
  • Prep for and apply Barrier Coat 
  • Anti-fouling paint 
  • Varnished Cockpit table - removable
Key Standard Features

Some warranties still apply!

  • Rating is for Category C and D - 9 people
  • Navigation lights
  • Interior lights are LED
  • Low maintenance teak free with stainless handrails around
  • Wide side deck for moving forward
  • Large sun pad area forward
  • Dedicated anchor locker with optional bow ladder
  • Aft bench slides forward and back
  • Swim ladder on swim platform
  • Headroom is 6'8" to 6'9" in salon
  • Two electric windshield wipers and washer system
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Galley with sink, cover, pressure water,
  • Refrigerator
  • Enclosed head with marine toilet, sink,
  • Opening portlight,
  • Salon with seating for four at dinette table - converts to bed
  • Reversible companion seat backrest for fwd or aft facing
  • Forward cabin with berth 6'7" x 5'5" max
  • Large sliding sunroof 
  • Sliding side windows
  • Three panel sliding glass doors for enclosing salon
Additional Information
  • Plow anchor on anchor roller with chain and rope rode
  • Second anchor with chain and rope rode included (Marpac 16.5#)
  • Life jackets 
  • Air Horn 
  • Orion Emergency SOS beacon
  • Orion Emergency signal kit
  • Orange Day signal
  • Shore power cord
  • Dock lines and fenders 
Broker Comment and Disclaimer

Veracity is fully commissioned and in the water. She remains in limited use by her owners so personal gear is on board and does not convey.  Buyer should assume on board but not mentioned in this listing will not be included but ask the broker if there is a question.  The trailer and some option cushions are in storage at the Seller's home.


 * Please note: photos of Dinette conversion and Vee Berth are from a sistership * 


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.


Contact Listing broker: Mark Edwards, CPYB, 774-526-0914 cell and [email protected]