243 DC Old

The 243 DC is the perfect combination of size and functionality. Its offers an enclosed walk-in dressing room with optional portable toilet, wraparound seating in the cockpit, and a pressurized water system that services the galley and optional transom shower. 24′ in length, Yamaha Power Matching, 100% wood free construction, and comfortable “leather touch upholstery” complete an overall a premium experience. STAR Performance System included.


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Note: Draft may change depending on motor selection, amount of fuel, and gear added. *The usable fuel capacity will be affected by factors such as EPA-required fuel system components, temperature, and boat loading which may reduce the usable fuel capacity by 10%.


24' 3" / 7.39 M


102" / 2.59 M

Maximum HP (with SeaStar Steering)

300 HP / 224 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

16" / 0.41 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Weight

3373 lb / 1530 KG

*Fuel Capacity

62 Gal / 235 L

Front Cooler (Livewell option)

22 Gal / 83 L

Persons/Total Weight

12/2000 lb / 907 KG

Max Weight Capacity

2750 lb / 12478 KG

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  • S hallow water draft for ease of beaching and shallow water fishing
  • T ow-Great Tow boat due to the aft deadrise and width at the transom
  • A cceleration due to the planing pods and air assist chine
  • R ide utilizing the sharp entry Vee hull forward


  • Wood-Free Construction
  • Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • Hull Side Color
  • Teleflex Sea Star Pro Hydraulic Steering with Tilt
  • Teleflex Extreme or Yamaha Control Cables
  • Fuel Water Separator (Standard on Yamaha motors)
  • Control Box Pre-Rig (standard on all boat/motor packages)
  • Molded Anchor Storage with Anchor
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo


  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rails
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Ball/Socket Top Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats – 6
  • Stainless Steel Drain Plug
  • Forward & Aft Boarding Ladders
  • Ski Tower Bar
  • Color Match Sunbrella® Bimini Top with Ball & SS Socket Hardware

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Lighted Pushbutton SS Switch Panel
  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Battery Tray
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Hour Meter
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH


  • Panoramic Walk-Thru Windshield with Folding Doors
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 16
  • Enclosed Head with Sink, Mirror, SeaDek® Flooring & LED Interior Lighting
  • Port Window in Head
  • Italian Made Custom Steering Wheel
  • Horn with Stainless Steel Grill
  • 25 Qt Igloo® Cooler
  • Infinity® Stereo with Bluetooth, Preset Capability & 4 Speakers
  • LED Navigation and Courtesy Lights
  • LED Docking Lights
  • Ski Locker with Shock & Slam Latch
  • Trash Receptacle
  • Corian Galley Top
  • Fresh Water Pressurized Sink in Galley & Head – 9 Gal.
  • Hinged Bow & Cockpit Seating with Storage
  • Flush Mounted Speaker/Cupholders in Bow Cushions
  • Acrylic Side-Mount Table


  • Plush U-Shaped Cockpit Upholstery
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
  • Dual Bucket Seats with Flip-Up Bolsters
  • Leather-Touch Shifter Pad
  • Padded SeaDek® Foot Rest with NauticStar Logo
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  • Yamaha F200XB (Factory Recommended)
  • Yamaha VF250XA V MAX SHO with 25″ Shaft
  • Yamaha F300XCA


  • Single Battery Switch
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Simrad® Go5 5″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Klipsch® Premium Stereo UPGRADE
  • Sportdeck Plumbed Livewell
  • 2-Piece Bow Filler Cushions
  • Overboard Waste Discharge (Only available with Electric Flush Toilet)
  • Electric Flush Toilet
  • Portable Toilet
  • Pump Out Porta Potti
  • Transom Shower
  • Saratoga Weave Snap-In Flooring
  • Tonneau and Cockpit Cover
  • Fishing Package – Includes: 1 Fishing Seat, Trolling Motor Harness, Aerated Livewell and 1 Battery Tray
  • 12V Trolling Motor Harness
  • Trolling Motor Quick Disconnect RTA-19
  • Minn Kota® Edge 70 lbs Thrust 24V – 45” Foot Control (freshwater)
  • 4×8 Seat Base (Bow Only)
  • Deck Fishing Seat with Pedestal & Base
  • Fold-down Ski/Wake Tower – Powder Coated (Specify Black or White)
  • Hull Accent Color
Yamaha Outboard Performance Bulletins provide in-depth performance information on the NauticStar boat and engine combinations listed below. Click on the links below to download a PDF of the Performance Bulletins.
Notice to Consumer: The information and data contained in this Performance Bulletin is approximate and subject to many different factors and variables. It is provided as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as representative of actual performance. Your boat’s performance may be different than the information contained in this Performance Bulletin due to various factors, including your boat’s actual weight, wind and water conditions, temperature, humidity, elevation, bottom paint, boat options affecting wind/water drag and/or boat weight, and operator ability. Please confirm the specifications and performance data on your specific boat/engine combination with your dealer prior to purchase. Please also keep in mind that the data contained in this Performance Bulletin may or may not have been performed using Yamaha PowerMatched components. Yamaha reserves the right to change the specifications and performance data of this Performance Bulletin or engine without notice. This document contains many of Yamaha’s valuable trademarks. It may also contain trademarks belonging to other companies. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement.

Key Features

Plush Captain's Station

Captain's station includes a stylish, Italian-made steering wheel, Infinity® stereo system with Bluetooth connectivity, upholstered shifter pad, SeaDek® footrest, recessed speaker with stainless steel drink holders, bucket seat with flip-up bolsters.

Snap-In Weave Flooring Option

Beautiful Saratoga weave snap-in flooring option is available.

Optional Bow Filler Cushions

With the optional bow filler kit, the lounge area becomes a comfortable sun deck.

Lighted Pushbutton Switch Panel

Lighted stainless steel pushbutton switch panel.

Flush Mount Bow Speaker and Drink Holders

The JBL speakers are flush-mounted (recessed) in the bow area along with the stainless steel drink holders. Shown with the optional Klipsch® Premium stereo upgrade.

Comfortable Cockpit

  • Spacious "U" shaped cockpit
  • Spacious "leathertouch" upholstered seating
  • Dual bucket seats
  • Panoramic, walk-thru windshield
  • Walk-thru transom with flip-up seat
  • Plenty of storage space
  • Convenient Galley

  • Sink with a Corian® countertop
  • 9-gallon pressurized fresh water system
  • Stainless steel drink holders
  • Enclosed Head

  • Step-down enclosed mid-ship dressing room/head
  • Pressurized fresh water sink (9 gal.) with mirror
  • Storage, port window, and (optional) porta potty
  • SeaDek® flooring
  • Spacious Bow Seating

  • Leather-touch upholstery throughout
  • Recessed Speaker with Drink Holders
  • Hinged bow and cockpit seating with under-seat storage
  • Head Sink

    Cockpit Seating

    The cockpit features leather-touch seating with Nano Block stain protection, a table, dual bucket seats, walk-thru transom, and ample storage under the seating

    Ski Locker

    In-floor 15.5 cu. ft. ski locker / storage hatch with gas shock-and-slam latch.

    Factory Installed with Yamaha Performance

    All Yamaha four strokes exceed Federal EPA 2006 emission requirements. The 50hp and up have earned a California C.A.R.B three-star rating.