251 Hybrid Old

Unrivaled in Quality. Performance. Versatility.
A man captaining the NauticStar 251 Hybrid with one man looking on the water
With its sleek lines and stylish contours, the 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. It has several show-stopping innovations, such as an aft deck with SeaDek® flooring and an oversized fold-down jump seat which quickly converts to a fishing platform. It also has a nice storage area and an integrated SmartStar™ access hatch for easy access pumps, batteries, and the bilge area. A couple of storage hatches and a 40 Qt swim-up cooler make grabbing a cold beverage while enjoying the water a snap.

Other features include Infinity® PRV 315 Bluetooth stereo with all new JBL marine speakers, premium Llebroc® seating with flip-up bolsters, folding armrest and footrest, a galley with sink and cutting board, the bow has flip-out backrests, large insulated fish box, rod locker, and 45 Qt YETI® cooler. Forward and aft livewell/baitwells and storage for up to 21 rods along with optional features, adds a great deal of fishability to this roomy boat. And, the large dashboard on the head console, provides ample room for a variety of electronics.

If you need a serious fishing machine for yourself or a boat with enough room for a large crowd, the 251 Hybrid is the boat for you


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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%.


25' 2" / 7.67 M


102" / 2.59 M

Maximum HP

350 HP / 261 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

15" / 0.38 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Bridge Clearance

8' 6" / 2.59 M

*Fuel Capacity

75 Gal / 284 L

In-Console Livewell/Baitwell

15 Gal / 57 L

Aft Livewell

16 Gal / 61 L

Persons/Total Weight

12/1733 lb / 786 KG

Max Weight Capacity

2750 lb / 1247 KG

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  • S hallow water draft for skinny water fishing
  • T ournament ready with 2 tournament livewells and rod storage up to 21 rods
  • 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
  • Air Assist Chine
  • Aft Planing Pods
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • One-piece Molded Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • RTM Fiberglass Lids
  • Hull Side Color
  • Teleflex SeaStar® Pro Hydraulic Steering with Tilt
  • Molded Anchor Storage with Anchor
  • Port/Bow Locking Rod Locker – 5 Rods
  • Starboard/Bow Insulated Fish Box with Overboard Drain
  • Bow/Center 45 Quart YETI® Cooler (43 liter)
  • Integrated Aft Swim-up Cooler
  • Forward and Aft Boarding Ladders
  • Aft SeaDek® on All Surfaces Including Jump Seat
  • Storage for up to 21 rods
  • High Speed Aerator Pickup
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap


  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Thru Hull Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 10
  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rod Holders – 4
  • Horizontal Gunnel Rod Holders with SeaDek® – 3 Holders on Each Side
  • Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats – 6
  • Polished Stainless Steel Seat Bases – 1 (Bow) 1 (Aft)
  • Brass Shut Off Ball Valves
  • Stainless Steel Floor Drains


  • Console with Gelcoat Finished Head Interior and Integrated D-Channel Powdercoated Hard Top
  • Tempered Glass T-Top Integrated Windshield
  • SeaDek® Anti-Fatigue Helm Mat
  • Kick Panel with SeaDek® Foot Pad
  • Custom Stainless Steel Wheel with Power Knob
  • In-Console Livewell/Baitwell with Aerator and Recirc – 15 gallon
  • Flush Mount Compass
  • Acrylic Head Console Door
  • Infinity® PRV 315 Bluetooth Stereo with 4 JBL® Marine Speakers
  • Horn with Stainless Steel Grill
  • 12 Volt Acc. Plug
  • Raw Water High Pressure Washdown
  • Rubrail Integrated LED Navigation Lights
  • LED Courtesy Lights – 6


  • Leaning Post with Premium Llebroc Seating with Flip-Up Bolsters, Folding Armrest and Footrest, Rocket Launcher Rod Holders, Battery Storage, Tackle Storage, Tool Holders, and Freshwater Galley with Cutting Board (9 Gal.)
  • Large Aft Jump Seats with Stainless Steel Locking Hinges and Integrated SmartStar™ Access Hatch

Saltwater Grade Electrical System:

  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Lighted Stainless Steel Pushbutton Switches with Matching Lighted Stainless Steel Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Dual Battery Shut-Off Switch
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Yamaha® 6YC Digital Gauges
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
  • Manual Bilge Pump – 800 GPH
  • 6-Gauge Trolling Motor Harness
  • Console & Aft Recirculation Pumps – 500 GPH with Timer and Max Air System
  • Aerator Pumps – 800 GPH with Timer
  • LED Livewell Light
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  • Yamaha VF250XA V MAX SHO with 25″ Shaft
  • Yamaha F300XCA
  • Yamaha F300NCA2 with White Upper Unit
  • Yamaha F350NCC2 with White Upper Unit


  • Power Assist Steering
  • Dual Pro Charger PRO2
  • Simrad® Go9 9″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Simrad® Go12 XSE 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with SS60 12° transducer
  • Simrad® NSS12 EVO3 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Dual Simrad® NSS12 EVO3 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with B60 12° transducer
  • Blackout Dash Package with Dual Simrad® NSS12’s
  • Blackout Dash Package with (single) Simrad® NSS12
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with Standard Switch
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with LED Indicator Switch
  • Windlass System with Anchor
  • Atlas® 6” Jack Plate, Hydraulic
  • Heavy Duty Jack Plate (for 350HP only)
  • Portable Toilet
  • Gravity Flush Toilet
  • Underwater Light Kit
  • Leaning Post Mounted Table
  • Bow Table / Filler
  • Bow Table Cushion
  • Mid-Ship Coaming Pads
  • Ski Tower
  • Ski Tower – White Powder Coated
  • Ski Tower – Black Powder Coated
  • Minn Kota® RT80 – 80 lbs Thrust 24V Hand Control
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White with Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White without Jack Plate
  • Fishing Seat with Pedestal
  • Bike Seat and Pro Pole
  • Hull Accent Stripe Color
  • Fiberglass T-Top Two-Tone Color (same as Upper Hull 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

Aft SeaDek

Surfaces are covered with stylish SeaDek.

Plush Bow Seating

Bow features comfortable seating with flip-out backrests and a 45 Qt YETI cooler in the center section. A forward facing console seat has a 15 gallon livewell/baitwell with aerator and recirc.

Leaning Post with Optional Table

An optional leaning post mounted table is available. The leaning post features a freshwater galley with cutting board. It has premium Llebroc seating with flip-up bolsters, folding armrests and footrest, rocket launcher rod holders, battery storage, tackle storage, and tool holders.

Oversized Aft Jumpseat

Aft there is a flip-up jumpseat with room for 2 or 3 people. When down, it forms a large fishing deck.

Bow Storage Compartments

The large bow area has a rod locker on the port side with room for 5 rods. The starboard hatch is a 43 gallon insulated fish box or storage compartment. Between the two, there is a removable 45 Qt YETI cooler.

Swim-Up Cooler

On the transom there is a 40 Qt swim-up cooler or storage hatch. Conveniently access your cold drinks while enjoying your time in the water.

SmartStar™ Access Hatch

NauticStar's exclusive SmartStar access hatch lies beneath the jumpseat. With this feature you can easily access your pumps, batteries, and bilge area.

Ample Bow Storage

The large bow area has a rod locker on the port side with room for 5 rods. The starboard hatch is a 43 gallon insulated fish box or storage compartment. Between the two, there is a removable 45 Qt YETI cooler.

Large Dashboard

The console features a large dashboard with room for 2 - 12" displays. Standard Yamaha 6YC digital gauge panel, lighted stainless steel pushbutton switches with matching acrylic panel, flush mount compass, SeaDek top, and stainless steel drink holders. The console has a Gelcoat finished interior and integrated D-Channel powdercoated hard t-top. Shown with optional Blackout Package.

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.