Antares 44i s/v Antipodes recently completed the 1200 nm sail up the South Atlantic coast from Buenos Aires to the resort town of Porto Frade in Brazil.
With stops in Punta del Este, Uruguay, Ilha Santa Carolina and Ilha Grande, the 12 day trip was a fast-paced tour with owner Charles, professional delivery captain Pikin and Antares' own Rob Poirier that's left everyone wanting to discover more of Brazil's many cruising destination.
A 3-day introduction to your new life: Antares University brings new owners together in a relaxed, social environment for an orientation session covering major components on the Antares 44i. Link to learn more→
ANTARES & BROWNIE'S MARINE GROUP
Learn about the optional integrated Brownie's Marine hookah system aboard the Antares 44i catamaran with Chuck Johnson
Designing & building a liveaboard blue water catamaran. Read what Antares Yachts' Head of Design Ted Clements has to say about boat design, hydrodynamics, stability on a catamaran and more. Link for more at Catamaran Concepts→
Sailing, docking, boat handling and a full systems orientation where all part of this year's Antares University program held in Hampton, VA. New owners waiting for delivery of their Antares got the unique opportunity to participate in Antares U aboard s/v Escapade for a two-day session.
Highlights were lively seas in the Chesapeake, flying a Parasailor and expert tips on how to catch fish on the Antares presented by Escapade owner and expert fisherman Neil Sullivan.
There is no shortage of advice on how to choose the right offshore boat. But a recent article published in Cruising World really resonated with us. Jimmy Cornell has put together a concise check list of criteria for consideration when buying a circumnavigation class boat.
What struck us most was how the article reads like a check list of all the design elements that went into building the Antares 44i catamaran. We’ve isolated a few key points from Cornell’s article that we feel exemplify our design priorities at Antares Yachts.