227 Bay

Unrivaled in Quality. Performance. Fishability.
227 Bay Running on water with passengers
What angler doesn’t want tournament features at a recreational price? That is what the 227 Bay delivers. Features include flip-up rear jump seats, two livewells, lockable rod storage, and BayStar hydraulic steering. Fish like a professional in a 227 Bay, now featuring the STAR Performance System.


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' 2" / 6.76 M


102" / 2.59 M

Standard HP (with BayStar Pro Hydraulic Steering)

150 HP / 112kW

Maximum HP (with SeaStar Pro Hydraulic Steering)

200 HP / 149 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

13" / 0.33 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Boat Weight (Dry weight without motor)

2100 lb / 953 KG

*Fuel Capacity

60 Gal / 227 L

In-Console Livewell/Baitwell

13 Gal / 49 L

Aft Livewell

37 Gal / 140 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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  • Performance Bulletins

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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
  • Teleflex BayStar Pro Hydraulic Steering
  • 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 and Starboard Rod Box with Organizer – 10 Rods
  • Insulated Fish Box
  • Aft Livewell with Aerator – 37 Gal.
  • Aft Jump Seats with Stainless Steel Locking Hinge & Storage
  • In-Floor Cast Net Storage
  • Front and Rear Casting Platforms
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
  • Chrome Raised Letter NauticStar Logo
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap


  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Thru Hull Fittings
  • Horizontal Gunnel Rod Holders – 3 Ea./Side
  • Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats – 4
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 6
  • Brass Splashwell Drains
  • High Speed Aerator Pickups


  • Stainless Steel Fold Down Grab Rail
  • Removable Windshield
  • 5-Spoke Stainless Steel Wheel with Power Knob
  • In-Console Baitwell with Aerator – 13 gallon
  • Console Stainless Steel Vertical Rod Holders – 6
  • Black Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Horn with Stainless Steel Grill
  • 12 Volt Acc. Plug
  • Standard Leaning Post with Cushion and 94 Qt. Igloo® Cooler
  • LED Navigation and Courtesy Lights

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Stainless Steel Toggle Switches with Matching Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Speedometer, Tachometer, and Fuel Gauges
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
  • 2-Aerator Pumps – 800 GPH
  • 8-Gauge Trolling Motor Harness
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  • Yamaha F150XB (Factory Recommended)
  • Yamaha F200XB


  • Hour Meter for Analog – Only
  • Trim Gauge (Standard with Digital Gauges)
  • Water Pressure Gauge
  • Single Battery Switch
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Dual Pro Charger PRO2
  • Fuel Water Separator
  • *TeleFlex SeaStar Steering with Tilt Exchange
  • Simrad® Go5 5″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Simrad® Go7 7″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with Standard Switch
  • Atlas® 6” Jack Plate, Hydraulic
  • Color Match Bimini with Ball & Socket Hardware (Not Available in Sea Foam or Titanium)
  • Black Glove Box with Stainless Steel Slam Latch
  • (2) Mid Ship Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats
  • Acrylic Swim Platform with Ladder
  • Low Pressure Washdown System
  • High Pressure Washdown System
  • Infinity® Stereo with Bluetooth®, Pre-Set Capability and 2 Speakers
  • Minn Kota RT70 – 70 lbs Thrust 24V Hand Control
  • 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
  • (2) Gunnel Rod Holders with Caps
  • Console 5 Drawer Tackle Storage with Strap
  • Small Plano Tackle Box (price per box)
  • Rear Jump Seat Drop-In (NA with Dual Battery Option)
  • Fishing Seat with Pedestal
  • Bike Seat and Pro Pole
  • (2) 4×8 Seat Bases Only (Rear)
  • 7×7 Seat Base Only (Bow)
  • Deluxe Low Pro Lean Post with Backrest Exchange
  • Deluxe Low Pro Lean Post with Flip-up Bolsters & Back
  • Deluxe Leaning Post with No Backrest
  • Removable Back with Folding Support Posts
  • Upper Hull Color (White is standard)
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. • Coming Soon
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

Contoured Gauge Panel

The smaller gauge panel allows room for more electronics.

Stainless Steel Toggle Switches

The switch panel has stainless steel toggle switches with circuit breaker protection. Also shown are the 2 stainless steel drink holders.

Center Console

The center console features forward facing seat with 13 gallon livewell/baitwell, 6-stainless steel rod holders, storage compartment, fold-down stainless steel grab rail, removable windshield, and stainless steel 5-spoke wheel with power knob. Shown with the optional Deluxe Leaning Post.

Large Bow Fishing Deck

The bow fishing platform features a fish box in the step-up with overboard drain, port/starboard rod lockers, castnet/bucket storage and storage hatch.

Optional Plano Tackle Storage

The console seat back can be equipped with the optional Plano tackle storage compartment and trays.

Console Livewell

The forward facing console seat has a 13-gallon livewell with recirc.

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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.