223 DC

Two women and men eating and drinking on the NauticStar 223 DC
Enjoy the drive and ride of a V-Hull with deluxe capacity in the new generation 223 DC. Runabout styling and commodious seating give the 223 DC major claim to the Deck Boat lineup. Convenience and comfort features include a panoramic wraparound walk-thru windshield, portside mid-ship enclosed dressing room, “leather touch upholstery”, and NauticStar’s and NauticStar’s STAR Performance System. Some of the construction and design features include 11 drink holders, 7 storage compartments and 100% wood free construction. Top that off with the Infinity® stereo system with 4-waterproof speakers and you will show up to the beach party in comfort and style in the 223 DC


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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%.


22' 7" / 6.88 M


102" / 2.59 M

Maximum HP

225 HP / 168 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

12" / 0.30 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Weight

2873 lb / 1303 KG

*Fuel Capacity

62 Gal / 235 L

Front Cooler (Livewell Option)

22 Gal / 83 L

Persons/Total Weight

10 / 1350 lb / 612 KG

Max Weight Capacity

1854 lb / 842 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 Side Color
  • Teleflex Sea Star® 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 Storagewith Anchor
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome 3D NauticStar Logo


  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rails
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Ball/Socket Top Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Pull Up Cleats – 4
  • Stainless Steel Drain Plug
  • 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)


  • Panoramic Walk-Thru Windshield with Folding Doors
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 9 (11 total)
  • Enclosed Head with LED Lighting
  • 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
  • Freshwater Pressurized Sink with 9 Gal. Tank
  • Hinged Bow & Cockpit Seating with Storage
  • Padded SeaDek® Foot Rest with NauticStar Logo
  • 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® Footrest with NauticStar

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Automotive Style Fuse Circuit Protection Panel
  • Battery Tray
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Hour Meter
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
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  • Yamaha F150XB (Factory Recommended)
  • Yamaha F200XB


  • Single Battery Switch
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Lowrance® Hook 2-5 Fishfinder/GPS
  • Simrad® Go5 5″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter with Shoot thru transducer
  • Sportdeck Plumbed Livewell
  • Transom Shower
  • Portable Toilet
  • Pump Out Porta Potti
  • Aft SeaDek®
  • 3-Piece Bow Filler Cushions
  • Saratoga Weave Snap-In Flooring
  • Tonneau and Cockpit Cover
  • 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 70 lbs Thrust 24V – 45” Foot Control (freshwater)
  • 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

Spacious Bow Seating

The spacious bow seating features "leathertouch" upholstery throughout.

Enclosed Head

The enclosed head / dressing room can also include an optional portable toilet.

Walk-thru Transom

Convenient walk-thru transom with flip-up cushion seat.

Captain's Station

Captain's station with full instruments, Infinity® stereo system with Bluetooth, and optional Garmin depth finder.

Ergonomically Correct Seating

The beautifully styled captain's seat is fully adjustable and has a flip-up/down bolster.

Aft SeaDek

SeaDek® on the transom landing.

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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.