242L Offshore

Performance Fishing Center Console with Folding Transom Seating
2024 NauticStar - 242 Offshore Center Console Boat
The 242 Offshore provides a rugged, durable and functional platform to fish your best with numerous available upgrades. Near-shore or offshore, the 242 Offshore will give you and your angling crew the thoughtful features and amenities needed to maximize your fishing potential. From dawn ‘til dusk catch the 242 Offshore in action as the most comfortable and reliable offshore fishing machine on the market.

A boat with this much versatility can really utilize and appreciate the ability to easily anchor up, and the optional integrated power windlass anchor system provides just that. The 242 features a large forward lounge seat and plush wraparound bow seating made of luxurious vinyl and includes Nano-Block Stain Protection.


24 XS Top View Specs Download Details PDF
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%.





Maximum HP (with SeaStar Steering)

300 HP

Transom Height


Approximate Draft


Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Weight

4500 lb

*Fuel Capacity

106 Gal

In-Console Cooler (Livewell option)

15 Gal / 57 L

Port & Starboard Fish Boxes (2)

30 Gal

Cockpit Pressurized Livewell

19 Gal

Persons/Total Weight

10 / 1925 lb

Max Weight Capacity

2750 lb

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Wood-Free, Composite Construction 

Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty 

Insulated Fish Boxes Fwd with Overboard Drain 

Raw Water High Pressure Wash Down 

Acrylic Starboard Transom Door 

NMMA Certified 


Tackle Storage Systems 


High Speed Aerator Pickups 

2 – Recirculation Pumps – 500 GPH w/ Timer and Max Air System 

2 – Aerator Pumps – 800 GPH 

LED Livewell Light 


Stainless Steel Rub Rail 

Stainless Steel 4-Step Ladder 

Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 10 

Stainless Steel Rod Holders – 10 

8″ Stainless Steel Pull-Up Cleats – 6 


Optional Pressurized Fresh Water Sink & Shower – 13 Gal. 

Stainless Steel Steering Wheel with a Power Knob 

Fusion Audio System 

Optional Bait Prep Station 

Multi-function Displays 

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Leaning Post with Backrest, Flip-up Bolsters, a Folding Footrest and a Kick Panel with Foot Pad 

Bow Seating with Cushions & Bolsters 

Recessed Folding A Seating 

Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection 

Telescoping Backrests 


LED Livewell Light 

Port and Starboard-side Mounted Navagation Lights 

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

Dual 12-Inch Simrad MFDS

Built-In Gunwale

Leaning Post with Backrest, Flip-Up Bolsters, Folding Footrest and Kick Panel

Bow Seating with Cushions & Bolsters

Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection

360 Degree Tour

Yamaha Engine

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.