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Deck Boats – NauticStar’s Promise

An escape vehicle is not simply a convenience — it is necessary to those of us with a lifelong pursuit of the water. It is a way to connect our fondest memories with the promise of the present. What’s more, securing ownership status is a proud achievement. The NauticStar deck boat makes all this possible, matching […]

What is a “Fishing-Friendly Family Boat”?

A moniker like this one fits perfectly with NauticStar’s Legacy Series , which provides a just-right blend of comfort and features to satisfy families and fishermen alike. For example, the 2302 Legacy seating configuration provides three-across aft seating and a flip-out back rest for easy access to the swim ladder. The optional bow table and […]


Who are we, and why are we the best selling bay boat brand in the USA? Check out the videos of our top products to get a full explanation. On this page you will see a playlist of videos from our factory and dealerships. All point out all the benefits of our core products: Bay […]

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MasterCraft Announces Executive Promotions to Newly Created C-Suite Roles

MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has promoted George Steinbarger, the Company’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, and Dave Ekern, Vice President of Operations, to the newly created roles of Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Product Officer, respectively.

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NauticStar is Named Presenting Sponsor of Louisiana’s Coastal Conservation Association ‘STAR’ Tournament

The Louisiana Statewide Tournament and Anglers Rodeo (STAR) is one of the best family-friendly fishing competitions in the nation. The tournament is open to all ages, and for us, that is a huge win. Among its many accolades, the STAR Tournament is the largest saltwater fishing competition in Louisiana. It is a signature event for […]

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Bring It On! Miami Boat Show 2020

Amory, MS – 2020 is a big one for NauticStar Boats in Miami. Many exciting developments will culminate at the Boat Show, including the unveiling of a much-anticipated Hybrid boat and trailer with STAR pricing under $30,000 (to be revealed on February 13), and a chance to earn awesome cash-back incentives on all new models. […]

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NauticStar’s All-New 249XTS and 249Bay: Titans of Bay-Boat Angling!

NauticStar Will Launch the 249 XTS and 249 Bay models in January, 2020. NauticStar, the best-selling bay boat manufacturer in North America, will release the latest from its NauticBay Series at the Houston Boat Show in early 2020. The models are compelling offerings in the bay boat segment with their versatile hull and deck designs. Each […]

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NauticStar 2302 LDC – A Fun Fishing Machine

Since NauticStar crafted the first 2302 Dual Console two years ago, the fishing boat has been an ongoing success for its size and class. The 2020 model year version is no exception, with the fully updated 2302 LDC. The dual console/dual-purpose fishing boat has been gaining in popularity in recent years. This class of boat offers […]

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Industry Veterans, Jost and Walker Join NauticStar Sales Team

AMORY, MS (May 10, 2019) – NauticStar Boats is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its sale team. Chris Jost and Shelly Walker bring many years of sales experience and expertise to expand the NauticStar brand in regions that have been largely untapped. Jost takes over as Regional Sales Manager for […]

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NauticStar Ramps-up and Introduces Three Exciting New Models

NauticStar hosts a display at the Miami Marine Stadium Park on Virginia Key for the Miami International Boat Show. Please join us Feb. 14th – 18th at booth A237 AMORY, MS. (January 18, 2019) – NauticStar Boats (“NauticStar” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), has been reinvesting in the […]

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The Hybrid of the Future is Here with Unprecedented Features for Family and Angler Alike

AMORY, MS. (November 27, 2018)— With its sleek lines and stylish contours, the new 251 Hybrid offers a fresh new look and a 25-foot addition to the NauticStar Hybrid lineup. This unique multi-purpose vessel offers the perfect size and features for a family friendly pleasure boat and a tournament ready fishing platform. Rated for up […]

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NauticStar’s 2302 Dual Console Offers Great Cross-over for Fishing and Recreational Boating

NauticStar Boats has added another model to its Legacy series of deep-V boats that will please multiple interest boaters: the 2302 Legacy Dual Console. This family-friendly, crossover dual console provides the perfect platform for any on-the-water activity. As a pleasure boat, comfort amenities are plentiful. As a fishing vessel, it includes must-have features for the […]

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Florida Sportsman Reviews the NauticStar 265XTS

By Florida Sportsman Magazine Online The demand for a “Hybrid” boat that is part Flats boat, part Bay boat, or part Bay boat, part Offshore boat continues to grow. The industry has stepped up and offers almost every combination of features you can dream up rolled into a single vessel. A large enough segment of […]

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FISHING GENIUS. Inshore or offshore the new, NauticStar 265 XTS is a beast of a bay boat and the largest in the Extreme Tournament Series family of boats. It is the culmination of years of innovation and advanced engineering, with a collection of all the latest bells and whistles. It evolved from customer feedback for […]

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OCT 02, 2017 (from MasterCraft Press Release) MasterCraft (NASDAQ: MCFT) today announced that it has acquired NauticStar, LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of 18-28 foot, high-quality bay boats, deck boats and offshore center console boats for approximately $79.8 million. Highlights: – Deal unites two leading and complementary boating brands – NauticStar’s portfolio adds to […]

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The New 227 XTS – Xtreme Tournament Series: NauticStar Boats’ Most Advanced Bay Boat Yet

AMORY, Miss. (April 19, 2016)— NauticStar Boats has launched its most advanced bay boat to date—the full-featured 227 XTS. Whether you are a tournament or recreational angler, you will not be disappointed with the all new 227 XTS – Xtreme Tournament Series bay boat. This 22’ 6” beauty has plenty of standard features such as […]

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New 193 SC Sport Deck by NauticStar Packs a Powerful Punch in a Smaller Package

AMORY, Miss. (April 25, 2016)— Whether boat buyers are looking for their first boat or need a full-featured pleasure boat in a smaller package, the all-new 193 SC by NauticStar Boats is a perfect choice. This 18′-9″ side console, NauticStar’s smallest sport deck, does not lack in performance. It combines comfort, features, and versatility with […]

The NauticStar 243 DC Dual Console Sport Deck Boat

NauticStar 243 DC Sport Deck Offers Style and Performance Wrapped Up in a Spacious 24 Foot Package

NauticStar Boats delivers yet another incredible sport deck, loaded with comfort and performance features that are sure to take your pleasure boating to a new level. The 243DC, dual console has it all–the ultimate 24 footer that merges the spacious interior of a deck boat with the ride and drive of a vee hull runabout. The […]

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2016 NauticStar 211 Coastal/Angler Offers Styling and Features Found in Larger Center Consoles

NauticStar Boats continues to innovate and expand its boat lines with the all-new 211 Coastal and Angler. This uniquely styled boat series merges family pleasure boating with serious salt and freshwater fishing. The 211’s design models itself after the phenomenally successful 231 Coastal/Angler that NauticStar launched last year except in a smaller, less horsepower package. […]

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NauticStar 2302 Legacy: New Innovative and Versatile Boat Offers Unmatched Style and Performance

AMORY, Miss. (September 10, 2015)— Crossover center console boats for fresh and saltwater—fishing and pleasure boating are gaining popularity in today’s boating marketplace. That is why NauticStar Boats introduced the Legacy Series in 2015 with the 2102 Legacy. Now, NauticStar has launched the latest in this series: the 2302 Legacy. This new model incorporates all […]

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‘First Look’ from Boats.com Reviews the NauticStar 2500XS

By Lenny Rudow of Boats.com | Posted April 12, 2015 The 2015 NauticStar 2500 XS Offshore sat bobbing at the dock, with a pair of twin F150 Yamaha four-stroke outboards hanging from the transom. How could we resist taking a sea trial? Well, obviously, we couldn’t. In fact, boats.com reviewers took dozens of boats off […]

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NAUTICSTAR 231 ANGLER | The 231 Angler packs enough performance to handle a variety of boating wishes.

By The Boating Tech Team | Posted December 11, 2014 NauticStar pitches the 231 Angler as a craft that will change the way you boat. It certainly offers features to satisfy a variety of masters. Anglers will appreciate the generous 3-foot-6-inch-deep bow casting deck, covered in nonskid. Step into the bow cockpit, remove the seat […]

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Why Buy NauticStar? Unmatched Quality, Innovation, Design and Performance

Whether you are in the market for a boat for professional tournament fishing, recreation, or family fun, NauticStar knows it is a big decision. That is why NauticStar manufactures bay boats, deck boats and offshore boats with the highest quality and construction standards in the industry. Every boat is built with unmatched quality, beautifully and ergonomically designed, and […]

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Why Buy a Four-Stroke Outboard vs. Inboard/Outboard Stern Drive

Four-stroke outboard motors are becoming increasingly popular over inboard/outboard stern drive motors on pleasure and ski boats for a variety of reasons. That’s why all of NauticStar’s Deck Boats are factory installed with high performance Yamaha outboard motors. So why should you choose an outboard over a inboard/outboard motor? Here are just a few advantages […]

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NauticStar Introduces New 28XS Center Console Offshore Model

AMORY, Miss (Feb. 25, 2015) — Expanding its XS series of offshore boats, NauticStar, LLC introduced the new 28XS center console on February 12th at the Miami International Boat Show. The 28XS expands the NauticStar offshore series to 7 models from 19’ to 28’. This new model is a serious fishing boat that doubles as […]

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NauticStar’s 243DC Sport Deck Featured in Pontoon & Deck Boat Magazine

NauticStar pushes innovation and style to the next level with the launch of its new 243DC Sport Deck, which replaced the second generation 230DC. The release of the 243DC Sport Deck has already garnered a lot of attention for the improvements NauticStar advanced in the deck boat industry with the new runabout style and numerous […]

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NauticStar 231 Series Merges Family Pleasure Boating with Serious Fishing

After experiencing 4 model years of success with the NauticStar 210 Coastal and Angler, NauticStar, LLC has introduced a bigger and newly designed 231 Coastal and Angler. The 231 series merges family style pleasure boating with serious saltwater and freshwater fishing. “We are still having great success with the 210 Coastal and Angler but we […]

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NauticStar State-of-the-Art Plant Expansion, to Produce Boats Larger than 28 Feet

AMORY, Miss.— Governor Phil Bryant and officials from recreational boat manufacturer NauticStar, LLC announce the company is expanding its facility in Amory, Miss., to accommodate the production of boats larger than 28 feet. The project represents a company investment of $460,259 and will create 30 new jobs. The expansion will involve the addition of 20,000 […]

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NauticStar 3rd Generation of Bay Boats: Extreme Tournament Series (XTS)

In 2013 NauticStar launched its 3rd generation Bay Boat line the “Extreme Tournament Series”. By relying on it’s 27 years of manufacturing experience, NauticStar, LLC, introduced the new model bay boat line addressing the tournament boat angler needs. “Since the fall of 2002 our NauticBay line of bay boats has been greatly received by the […]

The NauticStar 243 DC Dual Console Sport Deck Boat

Fun in the Sun with a NauticStar 243 DC Sport Deck

NauticStar Boats delivers yet another incredible sport deck, loaded with comfort and performance features that are sure to take your pleasure boating to a new level. The 243DC, dual console is the ultimate 24 footer that merges a deck boat style spacious interior with the ride and drive of a vee hull runabout. The 243DC […]

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Fishability, the Name of the Game in a NauticStar Off-shore Series

The NauticStar 2200XS blows the competition away with fishabilty features. The aft includes a walk thru transom door, unique flip down bench seat with back rest, high pressure wash down and a portside bait well. Cast net storage is forward along with portside and starboard bow insulated fish boxes. Make your fishing days more successful […]