203 DC

Unrivaled in Quality. Performance. Comfort.
Man captaining the NauticStar 203 DC while two women lounge
A new generation of deck style boat is here. Beautiful styling and innovative design the 203 DC merges deck boat style open interior with the ride and drive of a Vee Hull runabout. Some of the comfort and reliability features include seating for 6 adults in the cockpit and 4 in the bow, 11 drink holders, 8 storage compartments, a self bailing cockpit, wood free construction and NauticStar’s STAR Performance System. Enjoy the 203DC with your family for generations to come.


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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%.


20' 4" / 6.20 M


102" / 2.59 M

Maximum HP(with SeaStar Steering)

150 HP / 112 kW

Transom Height

20" / 0.51 M

Approximate Draft

10" / 0.25 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Weight

2175 lb / 987 KG

*Fuel Capacity

46 Gal / 174 L

Front Cooler (Livewell Option)

22 Gal / 83 L

Persons/Total Weight

10 / 1450 lb / 658 KG

Max Weight Capacity

1554 lb / 705 KG

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  • S hallow water draft for ease of beaching and shallow 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
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit with Molded Non Skid
  • Hull Color
  • No Feed Back 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
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo


  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rails
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats – 4
  • Forward & Aft Boarding Ladders
  • Ski Tower Bar
  • Color Match Sunbrella® Bimini Top with Ball & Stainless Steel Socket Hardware (Not available in Sea Foam or Titanium)


  • Walk-Thru Windshield
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 9 (11 total)
  • Horn with Stainless Steel Grill
  • 25 Qt. Igloo Cooler
  • Infinity® Stereo with Bluetooth, Preset Capability & 4 Speakers
  • LED Navigation and Courtesy Lights
  • LED Docking Lights
  • Ski Locker with Shock & Slam Latch
  • Trash Receptacle
  • Galley with Sink & Acrylic Countertop
  • Hinged Bow & Cockpit Seating with Storage
  • Acrylic Side-Mount Table


  • Plush U-Shaped Cockpit Upholstery
  • Syntec Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Protection
  • Captain’s Seat with Flip-Up Bolster
  • Padded SeaDek® Foot Rest with NauticStar Logo

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Automotive Style Fused Circuit Protection Panel
  • Battery Tray
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
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  • Yamaha F115XB (Factory Recommended)
  • Yamaha VF115XA V MAX SHO with 25″ Shaft
  • Yamaha F150XB (BayStar Pro Steering Included)


  • Single Battery Switch
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Lowrance® Hook 2-5 Fishfinder/GPS
  • Simrad® Go5 5″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/ Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • BayStar Pro Hydraulic Steering
  • Sportdeck Plumbed Livewell
  • Freshwater Transom Shower with Pressurized Galley
  • Portable Toilet (Available with Changing Room Option Only)
  • Aft SeaDek®
  • Bow Filler Kit
  • Saratoga Weave Snap-In Flooring
  • Changing Room Enclosure (Incorporated into Bimini Top)
  • Tonneau and Cockpit Cover (N/A in Sea Foam or Titanium)
  • Fishing Package: (Includes: 1 Fishing Seat, Trolling Motor Harness, Aerated Livewell and 1 Battery Tray)
  • 12V Trolling Motor Harness
  • Trolling Motor Quick Disconnect RTA-19
  • Minn Kota® Edge 55 lbs Thrust 12V – 45” Foot Control (must also order Trolling Motor Harness)
  • Deck Fishing Seat with Pedestal & Base
  • 4×8 Seat Base (Bow Only)
  • Hull Accent 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 Cockpit

The cockpit area features comfortable "leather-touch" upholstery lounge seating, a galley with sink (9 gal.) and acrylic countertop, and an easy access 25 qt. Igloo® cooler.

Spacious Bow Seating

Spacious bow seating with "leather-touch" upholstery throughout. There are 9 stainless steel cup holders on the deck as well as 2 recessed cup holders below the shifter. Shown with the optional bow filler kit that makes into a large sun deck.

Fresh Water Sink

Galley with pressurized fresh water sink (9 gal.), stainless steel cup holders, and acrylic countertop.

Stereo System

Infinity® stereo system with Bluetooth, preset capability, and 4 marine grade JBL speakers.

Walk-thru Transom

Walk-thru transom step with flip-up cushions.

Captain's Station

Captain's station features sculptured instrument panel with, Infinity stereo system, captain's chair with flip-up bolsters and SeaDek padded foot well. There are 2 recessed drink holders below the shifter.

Air Assist Chine

The air assist chine and planing pods releases the water helping it to accelerate and makes it quicker to plane and lift higher.

Ski / Storage Locker

15.5 cu.ft. ski / storage locker features gas shock and slam latch.

Easy Access Cooler

The marine grade 25 quart Igloo cooler is conveniently located beneath the galley.

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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.