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Explore Irish Waters in Style with the Antares Outboard Range from Beneteau - Available Now at BJ Marine

18th April 2024
The Beneteau Antares 11 from BJ Marine
The Beneteau Antares 11 from BJ Marine

The biggest growth area for boating in Irish waters in recent seasons has been on outboard cruisers, and the Antares range from Beneteau has delivered massively, writes BJ Marine General Manager James Kirwan.

Whether for day boating, fishing, coastal cruising or just pure adrenaline rushes, the Antares range can do it all. The fact that these boats all have sliding glass doors to shelter from our changeable climate has made them the perfect option to get afloat.

With the 2024 season kicking off at BJ Marine, we have each model from 7m to 11m available immediately! In the last 12 months, we have handed over Antares boats on every Irish coast, north, south, east, and west, as well as on the Shannon, and we are in a position to deliver even more with trade-in opportunities always available.

The Antares 11 Fly is powered by twin Suzuki 300hp outboard engines and has magnificent specs, including a bow thruster, heating, electronic pack, teak cockpit, cockpit enclosure, and so much more! We have a 2022 build, a 2023 model with less than 10 hours on the engines and a saving of over €100k on the new list price. Afloat in Greystones and available at €279,000 inc vat., get in touch to step aboard and plan your season afloat

The Beneteau Antares 9 from BJ MarineThe Beneteau Antares 9 from BJ Marine

The Antares 9 is powered by twin Suzuki 200hp engines, and its two-cabin configuration makes the nine the perfect family weekend. We have a 2023 demo model available, which is currently on display at our Cardiff office but is available to be delivered anywhere in Ireland.

The Beneteau Antares 8 from BJ MarineThe Beneteau Antares 8 from BJ Marine

The Antares 8 and Antares 7 are also Suzuki-powered but single-engined, with 200hp on the Antares 8 and 150hp on the Antares 7. We sold our full 2023/24 allocation of these models but managed to secure an extra unit for each, and they will be arriving by truck at our Greystones head office next week.

The Beneteau Antares 7 from BJ MarineThe Beneteau Antares 7 from BJ Marine

For full pricing and specification details, please get in touch with our team at [email protected] or call the office on 01 2878334. Our website is

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BJ Marine has six bases; two in Ireland, three in the UK and one in the Mediterranean. The Managing Director is Bernard Gallagher and the Group Sales Manager is James Kirwan. The Irish headquartered marine firm represents market-leading brands including Beneteau Power and Sailboats, Fountaine Pajot Catamarans and Power-Cats, Sea Ray Sports Boats and Cruisers, Wauquiez Custom Yachts and Cranchi and Monte Carlo Luxury Powerboats. BJ Marine has a brokerage sales division that has delivered to every continent and a brokerage list with as many as 300 used boats for sale in Wales, across the Island of Ireland and across Europe.

At A Glance – BJ Marine Agencies

BJ Marine are agents for the following international yacht and powerboat brands in Ireland: 

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  • Monte Carlo
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