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Old 05-10-2011, 06:21   #1
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Engine Access on Antares

How do you feel about engine access on the Antares. It looks a little tight from the pictures and that it might be difficult to work on the engine. But what do you owners and users think?

I'm in the market for a boat and currently considering Antares, Privilege 445, Maverick for boats at the high end of my price range. I really like the engine access on the Privilege (inside and outside). Also looking at Leopard 44, Manta...
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:45   #2
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Re: engine access on Antares

Have you been on a Manta yet? The Manta is going to seem like a Cooper Mini compared to your other choice's Escapades. Your other choices are much, much larger boats (disregarding their similar overall lengths).

If size is an issue, you may be able to drop the Manta from your list and narrow it down further.


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Re: Engine Access on Antares

Antares engine access is excellent.
It's hard to tell from photos but all of the floor lifts out you can stand up around the engine.
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