28 XS

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The NauticStar 28XS Offshore is a serious fishing boat that doubles as a great family friendly pleasure boat.

The 28XS is 28’4” long and 9’8” wide center console. The hull design is 21 degrees deadrise at the transom for stability at rest and 50 degrees at the bow providing a soft ride in rougher waters. The extreme bow flair allows for more comfort and displaces the water away from the passengers. The hull also has a reverse chine that helps the boat plane quickly, giving it more lift for a high and dry ride.

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Yamaha Marine* has tested the 28XS and has published some very exciting performance numbers. Powered with Twin four stroke 250XCA’s, the boat planed in an amazing 3.01 seconds and had a top speed of 56.5 mph, with a fuel burn of 13.1 gph at cruise. Zero to 30 mph was a quick 4.86 seconds.

For ease of boarding, there is a portside ladder, molded in swim platform and walk-thru transom door. Built into the aft deck are an 80 gallon insulated fish box and a 25-gallon baitwell outside of the aft cockpit. The aft fold down bench seat ensures plenty of fishing room in the cockpit.

Mid-ship, the captain’s station, includes a leaning post with baitwell, bait station with fresh water sink, and a Yeti cooler with slide out. The helm seat is equipped with 4 “rocket launchers,” flip up seat bolsters and fold-down armrest. There is also storage below in the captain’s station for the house batteries.

The console is standard with Yamaha Command Link gauges, Infinity Bluetooth stereo, flush mount compass, lighted drink holders and plenty of room for flush mounting electronics.

A powder-coated fiberglass T-Top with LED lighting, waterproof stereo speakers and an electronic box is included. The interior cockpit has LED lighting for night cruising and fishing.

Inside the large lighted head console is a china toilet with holding tank and discharge, fresh water shower with sink and a make up mirror.

Moving to the bow of the 28 XS there is an access door to a large under floor storage area.

The bow area has very comfortable seating with flip out bow backrest and dual under-seat insulated fish boxes with overboard drains.

To complete this fully equipped 28 footer is a stainless steel thru-hull windless with rode and anchor.

2017 NEW FEATURES & OPTIONS

  • New helm seating
  • Replaced console dash brow with SeaDek
  • Standard Yamaha 6YC digital gauge

SPECS

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Length28' 4"
Beam9' 8"
Maximum HP - Twin600 HP
[twin 300 HP]
Transom Height30" (at center line)
Approximate Draft20"
Deadrise @ Transom21°
Deadrise @ Entry50°
Bridge Clearance
(w/ Fiberglass T-Top)
8' 2"
Approximate Boat Weight5850 lbs.
*Fuel Capacity200 Gallons
Bow Fish Boxes (2)30 Gallons Ea.
Aft Fish Box80 Gallons
Aft Port Baitwell25 Gallons
Leaning Post Baitwell22 Gallons
Fresh Water Capacity13 Gallons
Persons/Total WeightYacht Certified
Max. Weight CapacityYacht Certified

Note: Draft and bridge clearance 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%.

Construction:
  • Wood Free Construction
  • Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • One-Piece Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • RTM Fiberglass Lids
  • Aft Insulated Fish Box
  • Dual Insulated Fish Boxes Fwd with Overboard Drain
  • Raw Water High Pressure Wash Down
  • In-Floor Storage
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo
Bait-Prep Station:
  • Baitwell with Recirculation & Light
  • Easy Access 3-Battery Storage
  • Sink with Cutting Board
  • 2 Tackle Storage Systems
  • Knife & Pliers Storage
  • 65 Quart YETI® Cooler with Slide-Out System
Aft Baitwell:
  • Brass Thru-Hull High Speed Aerator Pickups
  • Aft Recirculation Pump - 500 GPH
  • Aerator Pump - 800 GPH with Timer
Hardware:
  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Powder Coated Recessed SS Bow Rails
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel 4-Step Ladder
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders - 10
  • Stainless Steel Rod Holders - 6
  • Powder Coated Rocket Launcher Rod Holders - 8
  • Recessed Gunnel Rod Storage with SS Toe Rail
  • 8" Stainless Steel Pull-Up Cleats - 6
  • Brass Shut Off Ball Valves
  • Integrated Windlass with SS Anchor (25 ft. Chain, 200 ft. Rope)
Head Console
  • Fully Fiberglass Lined Interior with SeaDek® Flooring
  • Integrated Powder Coated Fiberglass T-Top (Black or White)
  • Vented Window In-Console
  • Pressurized Fresh Water Sink & Shower
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders - 2
  • Stainless Steel Schmitt Steering Wheel
  • Helm Station with Area for 2 Large Chart Plotters
  • Infinity Stereo w/ Bluetooth, Preset Capability & 4 Speakers
  • SeaDek® on Console Top
  • Flush Mount Compass
  • Helm Anti-Fatigue Mat
  • Power Assist Steering
  • China Toilet with Holding Tank & Discharge
Comfort:
  • Premium Captain's Seating with Bolsters & Armrests
  • Powder Coated Backrest with Rod Holders
  • Dual Forward Console Seating with Arm Rests
  • Bow Seating with Cushions & Bolsters
  • Flip-Out Bow Back Rests
  • Recessed Folding Rear Seating
  • Cockpit Bolsters
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
Offshore-Grade Electrical System:
  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Stainless Steel Toggle Switches
  • Dual Battery Switch & Panel
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Yamaha 6YC Digital Gauge
  • Auto Bilge Pump - 1100 GPH
  • Manual Bilge Pump - 1200 GPH
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with LED Indicator Switch
  • LED Navigation and Courtesy Lights LED Underwater Lights LED Livewell Light

  • Yamaha Pre-Rigged Single Engine Digital Controls
  • Yamaha Pre-Rigged Dual Engine Mechanical Controls
  • Fuel Water Separator (1 per motor)
  • Dual Engine Stainless Steel Prop
  • Simrad® Go7 7" Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Simrad® NSS12 12" Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Side View Imaging Transducer
  • Teleflex OPTIMUS® fly-by-wire Steering System
  • Simrad® Autopilot (Must upgrade to the OPTIMUS Steering System #1103)
  • Blackout Dash Package (Single)**
  • Blackout Dash Package (Dual)**
    **Includes flush-mount acrylic electronics panel, and choice of (1) or (2) Simrad® 12" Touchscreen Units.
  • Mid-Ship Filler Bolster Coaming Panels
  • Bow Filler and Table
  • Fiberglass T-Top Two-Tone Color Option (Underside)(Specify Color)
  • Hull Color - Upcharge
  • Hull Bottom Color - Upcharge

28XS Center Console Offshore Boat

COLOR PICKER:
INDIGO
RED
BLACK
ATLANTIC BLUE
PLATINUM
SEA FOAM
TITANIUM
WHITE (RESET)
Hull:
Running Surface:
Two-Tone T-Top:
T-Top Powder Coat:
Colors and images are illustrative only. Actual colors may vary from those displayed. Some color combinations may incur additional cost.

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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.

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