Antares III is an outstanding performance sloop completed by Yachting Developments in 2011, in a record time of only 400 days, which is much less than the 700 days of work such a vessel usually requires. It is also 25 to 30 percent lighter than other similar vessels and is a self-sufficient boat that can take its passengers on extended trips over the seas.
The owner of this sloop wanted a smaller yacht than his previous 40-meter (131-foot) one, because he felt that a large boat required a too large crew, which resulted in an impersonal feel of the vessel. Now the 30-meter (98-foot) Antares III is giving its owner everything he wants: a slender, modern exterior with sleek, clean lines, a luxurious interior by Rhodes Young design company, and an overall wonderful sailing experience every time he decides to explore the waters.
Guests can enjoy both privacy and socialization opportunities on this vessel, as there are various different spaces onboard, each one furnished and equipped to meet different needs. The lower saloon, for instance, is more intimate, with opposite sitting arrangements, while the upper saloon is more spacious and airy, with large windows that afford beautiful panorama views, and allow plenty of natural light to flood the space.
The carefully chosen color schemes create warm and inviting interiors throughout. The designers went with cream leather upholstery, walnut floors, lightly colored carpets, and blond teak paneling. These rather mute tones go perfectly with the curvy shapes that define all spaces on the Antares III. The result is an elegant and cozy ambiance, a lovely home away from home.
Guests can be accommodated in one double stateroom and one twin cabin with additional Pullman. Both cabins have en-suite bathrooms and similar interiors. The owner’s quarters, on the other hand, are more spectacular, being built around a full-beam stateroom. The cabin features comfy office and sitting area, a very large en-suite bathroom, a lobby, and separate access to the cockpit.