~Combining spaciousness with high performance, the Antares 9.80 provides a unique sensation of smoothness and power on the water. Designed for cruising, she accommodates up to 6 people in a luxurious interior. Her safety, speed and range as well as the high quality finish of her woodwork makes the Antares 9.80 an elegant powerboat. With its generous windows, the Antares 9.80 brings a new dimension to cruiser-fishing.
Draft: 2 ft. 7 in.
Beam: 11 ft. 0 in.
With her large openings and variable layout cockpit, the Antarès 9.80 takes cruising to a whole new dimension.
The hull is laminated in GRP with a balsa sandwich in certain zones for exceptional stiffness. The standard
colour is white, although Steel Blue is available as an option.
The Antarès 9.80 deep-V hull promises excellent seakeeping with waves being easily deflected. She also
benefits from the hydrodynamic advances incorporated in the Antarès 13.80, notably the semi-tunnel shape,
which optimises the thrust from the propellers and consequently their performance.
The deck is of sandwich construction to improve stiffness as well as provide sound and thermal insulation.
An inner deck moulding reinforces the structure and improves the finish.
The deck is covered with a diamond-point non-slip surface allowing safe movement around the boat.
The boat is equipped with two stainless steel underhung rudders.
MOORING AND ANCHORING
The deck is fitted with 6 aluminium cleats, allowing flexible mooring arrangements:
2 forward mooring cleats.
2 midships cleats for springs.
2 aft cleats, covered by pivoting teak bulwarks.
Stainless steel bow fitting designed for permanent anchor stowage.
Self-draining anchor well with hatch, large enough for stowage of ground tackle and mooring lines.
1000W vertical electric windlass, controllable from the foredeck, the flying bridge or the wheelhouse.
A stainless steel rail surrounds the deck and allows safe passage along the wide side-decks. This is augmented by a handrail running the length of the flying bridge.
The deep cockpit incorporates the following features:
Stainless steel handrails on the wheelhouse.
Handrails on the ladder to the flying bridge.
Stern gate opening into the cockpit.
Teak rubbing cap rails.
The transom slides fore or aft allowing deployment of a wide bathing platform incorporating:
Three-point locking mechanism.
Integral bathing ladder in a dedicated stowage compartment.
The cockpit fittings have been designed to add to the boats functionality and improve life on board:
Cockpit locker with stowage.
Engine hatch with gas strut.
GRP gas locker for LPG gas bottle.
Cockpit shower with hot and cold pressurized water.
Manual bilge pump.
The Fly Bridge is accessed by a ladder with teak treads and is equipped with the following:
Pilot and co-pilot seats, mounted on adjustable columns for maximum comfort.
L-shaped settee with cushions forming a chaiselounge.
Sunbed platform with cushions.
Tinted PMMA windscreen.
Closeable access hatch to cockpit.
Stainless steel safety rail.
Stainless steel arch for navigation lights, radar and aerials. The flying bridge is also self-draining.
The helm position is fitted with the following:
Console with integral instrument panel.
Tachometer with alarms.
Electric windlass control.
Sport steering wheel.
Hydraulic steering system.
The spacious wheelhouse has 64 headroom and includes:
Laminated wood sole.
U-shaped dinette to port with direct access to the cockpit and all-round visibility.
Removable dinette table.
Lockers to starboard incorporating bar and electric fridge.
The wheelhouse is well supplied with natural light:
Sliding, tinted PMMA side windows.
Rear sliding double-doors in PMMA with whitelacquered aluminium frames.
Large glass windscreen with electric wipers, washers and demister.
Blinds on the side-windows allow natural light to be regulated throughout the wheelhouse.
Situated forward of the dinette to port, with views out to the sea and headroom of 64, and equipped with all the essentials:
Two-burner gas stove with protective cover.
Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurized mixer tap.
21 gal electric front-opening refrigerator.
The galleys functional layout includes:
Easy to clean, L-shaped laminate worktop.
Under-sink locker with waste bin.
Cutlery drawer with safety catch.
Stainless steel handrail by steps.
Fitted with all the necessary equipment for the safe navigation of the vessel:
Integrated tachometers, hour-counters and fuel gauges.
Space for installation of electronics.
Steering compass with light.
12V electrical panel with 12 switches.
Control panel for windscreen wipers, washers and demister.
Wooden steering wheel.
For the helmsmans comfort, the boat is fitted with:
Helmsmans seat with cushion and backrest with can be tilted to create a leaning post for a semiseated
The heads compartment is particularly well lit with 2 opening ports and a large frosted window into the wheelhouse. An interior light and fluorescent tube complete the lighting With headroom of 63, fittings
GRP basin with hot and cold pressurised mixer tap.
Shower with electric shower sump pump.
The bulkheads are in white laminate for ease of cleaning and to maximize light.
With headroom of 63, this cabin includes:
2 bunks: the upper bunk can be folded up to stow
Hanging locker and bedside cabinet.
2 opening ports with curtains, one in the hull, one in the coachroof.
Overhead light and adjustable reading lights.
With headroom of 63, this cabin includes:
Double berth: 63 x 49.
Various lockers: shelving along the hull sides, hanging locker, dressing table.
This cabin is very well lit, incorporating:
Opening hatch with blind.
2 opening hull-ports with curtains.
2 reading lights.
The boat is fitted with three 12V 140A batteries for engine starting and domestics.
A fuel gauge and hour-counter enable proper engine management.
There are two main pumps available: a shower sump pump and electric bilge pump.
Electrical equipment includes:
21 gal refrigerator.
CE-approved navigation and anchor lights.
Engine compartment ventilation fan.
The boat is equipped with twin engines (see price-list) and the following features:
Ventilated and fully soundproofed (40mm foam) engine compartment.
Fuel filters with separators.
Standard rotomoulded fuel tank capacity 169 gal.
Excellent access to engine compartment due to removable floor panels.
Model name: VOLVO KAMD 43 (230 hp)
Model year: 2007
Fuel Type: Gas