22 XS

The NauticStar 22 XS blows the competition away with fishability features and efficient pricing. The aft includes a walk-through transom door, unique flip-up/down bench seat with backrest, and a portside baitwell. Cast net storage along with portside and starboard bow insulated fish boxes round the package. Make your fishing days more productive with the hard-charging NauticStar 22XS.


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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%.


22' 3" / 6.78 M


102" / 2.59 M

Maximum HP

250 HP / 189 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

15" / 0.38 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Bridge Clearance (w/Fiberglass T-Top)

8 ft / 2.44 M

Approximate Weight

2600 lb / 1179 kG

*Fuel Capacity

85 Gal / 322 L

In-Console Cooler (Livewell Option)

15 Gal / 57 L

Aft Livewell

30 Gal / 114 L

Port & Starboard Bow Fish Boxes

20 Gal/Side / 76 L

Persons/Total Weight

10 / 2000 lb / 907 KG

Max Weight Capacity

3000 lb / 1361 KG

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  • Wood-Free Construction
  • Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • RTM Fiberglass Lids
  • 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
  • Dual Insulated Fish Boxes Forward with Drain
  • Port and Starboard Bow Cushions
  • In-Floor Cast Net / Bucket Storage
  • Raw Water High Pressure Wash Down
  • Raw Water Transom Shower
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo


  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Recessed Stainless Steel Bow Rails
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Thru Hull Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 6
  • Stainless Steel Rod Holders – 4
  • Horizontal Gunnel Rod Holders – 3 Ea./Side
  • Stainless Steel Pull-Up Cleats – 4
  • Brass Shut Off Ball Valves
  • Stainless Steel 3-Step Ladder – Aft Starboard Side
  • Stainless Steel Floor Drains
  • Brass Splashwell Drains

Head Console

  • Portlight Side Window In-Console
  • Curved Windshield
  • SeaDek® on Console Top
  • Custom Stainless Steel Wheel with Power Knob
  • Helm Station with Area for 2 Large Chart Plotters
  • In-Console Cooler (Livewell Option) – 15 Gal.
  • Flush Mount Compass
  • Kick Panel with SeaDek® Foot Pad
  • 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
  • Bow Cushions & Cockpit Bolster Pads
  • Infinity® Stereo with Bluetooth & 2 Speakers (total of 4 Speakers with Fiberglass T-Top Option)
  • LED Navigation and Courtesy Lights

Aft Bait Well:

    • Brass Thru-Hull High Speed Aerator Pickups

Aft Recirculation Pump – 500 GPH with Timer Aerator Pump – 800 GPH with Timer LED Livewell Light

Offshore Grade Electrical System:

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


  • 6YC Digital Gauge Kit
  • Trim Gauge (Standard with Digital Gauges)
  • Water Pressure Gauge
  • Hour Meter for Analog – Only (NA with 6YC)
  • Dual Battery Switch Exchange
  • Simrad® Go7 7″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with B60 20° transducer
  • Simrad® Go9 9″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with B60 20° transducer
  • Simrad® NSS12 EVO3 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with B60 20° transducer
  • Simrad® Go12 XSE 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with SS60 20° transducer
  • Simrad® StructureScan (NSS Units Only)
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with Standard Switch
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs with LED Indicator Switch
  • Console Livewell Plumbed
  • Mid-Ship Bolsters – Pair
  • Flip-Out Bow Backrest
  • Removable Ski Tower
  • (2) Mid Ship Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats
  • Fresh Water Washdown Sys (9 Gal.)
  • Ocean LED Underwater Light Kit
  • YETI® Cooler Exchange – 65 Qt
  • YETI® Cooler Slide
  • Portable Toilet
  • Gravity Flush Toilet – 9 Gal. Capacity (Freshwater included)
  • Canvas Aluminum T-Top with Black Canvas Only
  • Powder Coat T-Top (Black or White) with Color Match Canvas
  • Fiberglass Powder Coat T-Top (Black or White) with 2 JBL Speakers & LED Map Lights
  • Powder Coat Seating Upgrade (Black or White)
  • Deluxe Low Profile Leaning Post with Flip-up Bolsters, Back and Footrest
  • Deluxe Leaning Post with Rod Holders and No Back
  • Removable Back with Folding Support Posts
  • Two-Tone Color Option (Underside)(Specify Color)
  • Upper Hull Color (above boot stripe)
  • Lower Hull Color (includes running surface)
  • Fiberglass T-Top Two-Tone Color (same as Upper or Lower 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

Comfortable Bow

Bow cushions and cockpit bolster pads along with the optional flip-out backrest make for a comfortable ride forward. 20-gallon fish boxes are located under the port and starboard seating.

Control Panel

Switch panel with stainless steel toggle switches. Also shown are the 2 stainless steel lighted drink holders.

Contoured Seating

The contoured automotive style console seat faces forward and lifts up for access to the insulated cooler or livewell.

Recessed Gunnel Rod Storage

Port and starboard gunnel rod holders (3 each side).

Cast Net Storage

In-floor cast net / bucket storage located in the bow.

Optional T-Top

The 22XS can be fitted with an optional T-top with black or white powder coat, fiberglass with built-in speakers and LED map lights, or color matched canvas top (shown).

Yamaha 200 Offshore outboard

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.