227 XTS Old

Unrivaled in Quality. Performance. Fishability.
Two men captaining NauticStar 227 XTS
Whether you are a tournament or recreational angler, you will not be disappointed with the all new 227 Extreme Tournament Series bay boat. Part of the Extreme Tournament Series (XTS), this boat offers enhanced standard features such as forward and aft fishing decks, three-across aft jump seats, a deluxe leaning post, and a dash big enough for 12-inch electronics. The 227XTS takes full advantage of every inch of space for exceptional fishability with rod lockers, livewell/baitwells forward and aft, a 30-gallon insulated fish box, cast net storage, recessed rod storage, and easy-access tackle storage. Whether coastal or freshwater fishing, the 227 XTS offers a stable platform for a successful day on the water. Includes the STAR Performance System.

CCA Star tournament sponsorOfficial Bay Boat of CCA Louisiana STAR Tournament


227XTS NauticStar Bay Boat Overhead Download Details PDF
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%.


22' 6" / 6.86 M


102" / 2.59 M

Max Horse Power w/SeaStar Pro Steering

250 HP / 186 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

13" / 0.33 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Boat Weight (Dry weight without motor or t-top)

2175 lb / 987 KG

*Fuel Capacity

58 Gal / 220 L

In-Console Livewell/Baitwell

13 Gal / 49 L

Aft Livewell

40 Gal / 151 L

Bow Fish Box

30 Gal / 114 L

Persons/Total Weight

8/1200 lb / 544 KG

Max Weight Capacity

2000 lb / 907 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 28 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
  • Air Assist Chine
  • Aft Planing Pods
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • RTM Fiberglass Lids
  • Hull Side Color
  • Teleflex SeaStar 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
  • Large Front Dry Storage Box
  • Port & Starboard Rod Boxes with Organizer – 10 Rods
  • Insulated Fish Box – 30 Gal.
  • Aft Drop-In Tackle Storage
  • Aft Livewell with Aerator and Recirc
  • Aft Jump Seats with Stainless Steel Locking Hinge & Storage
  • Aft Molded-in Cast Net/Bucket Storage
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo


  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Thru-Hull Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 6
  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rod Holders – 2
  • Horizontal Gunnel Rod Holders – 3 Ea./Side
  • Stainless Steel Pull-Up Cleats – 6
  • Polished Stainless Steel Seat Base – 1 (Bow) 2 (Aft)
  • Stainless Steel Floor Drains
  • Brass Splashwell Drains


  • Two-Tone Elevated Console
  • Stainless Steel Fold-Down Grab Rail
  • Removable Curved Windshield
  • Custom Stainless Steel Wheel with Power Knob
  • In-Console Baitwell with Aerator and Recirc
  • Console Stainless Steel Vertical Rod Holders – 6
  • Black Acrylic Gauge Panel with Matching Glove Box
  • Horn with Stainless Steel Grill
  • 12 Volt Acc. Plug
  • Deluxe Leaning Post with Made-on Backrest, Storage, Rod Holders, Folding Footrest, and 94 Qt. Igloo® Cooler
  • 5-Drawer Tackle Storage with Pull Strap (Not Available with Head Console)
  • Raw Water High Pressure Wash Down
  • Rubrail Integrated LED Navigation Lights
  • LED Courtesy Lights

Aft Bait Well/Release Well and Forward Bait Well:

  • High Speed Aerator Pickups
  • Aft Recirculation Pumps – 500 GPH with Timer and MaxAir System
  • Aerator Pumps – 800 GPH with Timer
  • LED Livewell Lights
  • 1 ½” Standpipe Overflow/Drain

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Stainless Steel Toggle Switches with Matching Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Battery Shut-Off Switch
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Speedometer, Tachometer, and Fuel Gauges
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
  • Bilge Pump – 800 GPH
  • 6-Gauge Trolling Motor Harness
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  • Yamaha F150XB
  • Yamaha F200XB (Factory Recommended)
  • Yamaha VF250XA V MAX SHO with 25″ Shaft


  • Head Console
  • Removable Head Console Rail (Not available with T-Top)
  • Command Link Gauge Kit (Standard with Console)
  • 6YC Digital Gauge Kit (with Head Option Only)
  • Trim Gauge (Standard with Digital Gauges)
  • Water Pressure Gauge
  • Hour Meter for Analog – Only (NA with 6YC)
  • Console Mounted Power Buss Bar (Standard with Head)
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Dual Pro Charger PRO2
  • Fuel Water Separator
  • Blackout Acrylic Dash with Simrad® Go7
  • Blackout Acrylic Dash with Simrad® Go9
  • Blackout Dash Not Available with Head Option
  • Simrad® Go7 7″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Simrad®Go9 9″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Simrad® NSS12 EVO3 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter (Available with Head Option Only)
  • Simrad® Go12 XSE 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with SS60 12° transducer
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with Standard Switch
  • Lenco ®Trim Tabs with LED Indicator Switch
  • Atlas® 6” Jack Plate, Hydraulic
  • YETI® Cooler Exchange – 65 Qt (Must order tie-dwn)
  • YETI® Cooler Tie-Down
  • YETI® Cooler Slide*
  • 6 Gal. Fresh Water System
  • Blue LED Courtesy Light Kit*
  • Ocean LED Underwater Light Kit*
  • Console Cover (Not available with Head Console)
  • Deluxe Leaning Post Cover
  • Color Match Bimini with Ball & Socket Hardware (Not Available in Sea Foam or Titanium)
  • Acrylic Swim Platform with Ladder
  • SeaDek® Anti-Fatigue Mat
  • Surface Mount Compass (Standard with Head)
  • Infinity® Stereo with Bluetooth, 2-Speakers
  • Minn Kota® RT80 – 80 lbs Thrust 24V Hand Control
  • Power-Pole® 8′ Pro II White with Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® 8′ Pro II White without Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White with Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White without Jack Plate
  • Small Plano Tackle Box
  • Fishing Seat with Pedestal
  • Bike Seat and Pro Pole
  • Deluxe Low Profile Leaning Post with Flip-up Bolsters, Backrest and Footrest
  • Leaning Post with Bucket Seats
  • Deluxe Leaning Post with Rod Holders and No Back
  • Removable Back with Folding Support Posts
  • Powder Coat Seating Upgrade (Black or White)
  • Powder Coat T-Top (Black or White) with Color Match Canvas
  • Fiberglass T-Top with LED Map Lights (available with Head Only)
  • Fiberglass Powder Coat T-Top (Black or White with LED Map Lights
  • Canvas Aluminum T-Top with Black Canvas Only
  • Aluminum T-Top (with Color Match Canvas) for Standard Console
  • Powder Coat T-Top (with Color Match Canvas) for Standard Console
  • E-box Add-on for Standard Console T-top
  • Aluminum T-Top with Fiberglass Top for Standard Console
  • Fiberglass Powder Coated T-Top for Standard Console
  • Lower “Reverse” Hull Color (upper color is standard)
    Full Hull Color (does not include running surface) Running Surface Color (same color as Full Side) 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

Bow Fishing Platform

The roomy bow steps up to a wide fishing platform. In the step, there is a 30 gallon insulated fish box, with another dry storage on the fishing deck. It is flanked by port and starboard rod lockers with organizers for 10 rods (5 each side).

Aft Fishing Deck

The aft fishing deck converts to 3-across passenger seating when in the down position. Each jump seat has a stainless steel latch. The center seat has a 40 gallon livewell/baitwell, the starboard seat opens to battery storage while the port opens to a storage compartment. There are 2 additional storage compartments. The port side compartment has cast net/bucket storage and the starboard, removable tackle storage (optional Plano boxes).

Well Organized Console

The console, shown with the optional blackout package, has room for up to 9 inch electronics, has a black acrylic glove box, lighted stainless steel pushbutton switches, stainless steel drink holders and steering wheel with power knob.

Console Baitwell

The forward facing console seat has a 13 Gal livewell/baitwell with standpipe overflow drain.

3-Across Passenger Seating

The 3-across jump seats provide comfortable passenger seating. The back flips down to form the aft fishing deck. Also shown are the stainless steel drink holders, stainless steel pedestal fishing seat bases, gunnel rod holders and pull-up cleats.

Bow Rod Lockers

The port and starboard rod lockers have organizers for 10 rods (5 each side).

Yamaha outboard motor

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.