244 XTS (2019)

Unrivaled in Quality. Performance. Fishability
A man captaining the NauticStar 244 XTS with a woman passenger
NauticStar® has reached the pinnacle of boating technology for maximum performance and pleasure with the Extreme Tournament Series. The 244XTS is loaded with fishing and comfort features.Inshore, offshore, Red Fish or Snapper, it doesn’t matter–the NauticBay 244XTS will get you to the fish featuring the STAR Performance System. Shallow draft hull with a high riding deep V-forward, gets you from the dock to the oil rigs and back keeping you comfortable dry and safe.


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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%.


24' 6" / 7.47 M


102" / 2.59 M

Max Horse Power

300 HP / 224 kW

Transom Height

25" / 0.64 M

Approximate Draft

14" / 0.36 M

Deadrise @ Transom


Deadrise @ Entry


Approximate Boat Weight

2500 lb / 1134 KG

*Fuel Capacity

74 Gal / 280 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

10/1800 lb / 816 KG

Max Weight Capacity

2800 lb / 1270 KG

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  • Wood Free Construction
  • Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty
  • Air Assist Chine
  • Aft Planing Pods
  • Vinyl Ester Barrier Coat
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit w/ Molded Non Skid
  • RTM Fiberglass Lids
  • Hull Side Color
  • Teleflex SeaStar Pro Hydraulic Steering w/ 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 w/ Anchor
  • Port & Starboard Locking Rod Lockers – 10 Rods
  • Insulated Fish Box Forward w/ Overboard Drain – 30 Gal.
  • Aft Jump Seats w/ SS Locking Hinge & Storage
  • In-Floor Cast Net Storage
  • Transhield® Shipping Wrap
  • Chrome Raised Letter NauticStarTM Logo


  • Stainless Steel Latches
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Thru Hull Fittings
  • Stainless Steel Drink Holders – 6
  • Stainless Steel Gunnel Rod Holders – 2
  • Horizontal Gunnel Rod Holders –3 Ea./Side
  • Stainless Steel Pull-Up Cleats – 6
  • Polished Stainless Steel Seat Base – 1 (Bow) 1 (Aft)
  • Brass Splashwell Drains
  • Brass Shut Off Ball Valves
  • Stainless Steel Floor Drains


  • Two-tone Elevated Console
  • Stainless Steel Fold-Down Grab Rail
  • Removable Curved Windshield
  • Custom Stainless Steel Wheel w/ Power Knob
  • In-Console Livewell/Baitwell w/Aerator and Recirc – 13 Gal.
  • Console Stainless Steel Vertical Rod Holders – 6
  • Black Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Large Access Door
  • Horn w/ Stainless Steel Grill
  • 12 Volt Acc. Plug
  • Deluxe Leaning Post w/ Made-on Backrest, Storage, Rod Holders, Folding Footrest, and 94 Qt. Igloo® Cooler
  • Black Glove Box w/ SS Slam Latch
  • Console Door w/ NauticStar Logo & SS Slam Latch (w/Head Option)
  • 5-Drawer Tackle Storage w/ Pull Strap (Not Available w/ Head Console)
  • Raw Water High Pressure Wash Down
  • Rubrail Integrated LED Navigation Lights
  • LED Courtesy Lights

Aft Bait Well/Release Well and Forward Bait Well:

  • High Speed Aerator Pickups
  • Aft Recirculation Pumps – 500 GPH w/ Timer and Max Air System
  • Aerator Pumps – 800 GPH w/ Timer
  • LED Livewell Light

Marine Grade Electrical System:

  • Lighted Push Button Switches w/ Matching Acrylic Gauge Panel
  • Circuit Breaker Protection
  • Battery Shut Off Switch
  • Deutsch® Electrical Connectors
  • Speedometer, Tachometer, and Fuel Gauges
  • Auto Bilge Pump – 750 GPH
  • Bilge Pump – 800 GPH
  • 6-Gauge Trolling Motor Harness
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  • Control Box Pre-Rig
  • Command Link Gauge Kit (w/Standard Console)
  • Yamaha 6YC Digital Gauge Kit (w/Head Option Only)
  • Head Console
  • Stainless Steel Prop
  • Simrad® Go7 7″ Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Simrad® Go9 9″ Fishfinder/Chartplotter
  • Simrad® NSS12 EVO3 12″ Touchscreen Fishfinder/Chartplotter (Available with Head Option Only)
  • Blackout Acrylic Dash w/ Simrad Go7 (Not available w/Head Option)
  • Blackout Acrylic Dash w/ Simrad Go9 (Not available w/Head Option)
  • Minn Kota® RT80 – 80 lbs Thrust 24V Hand Ctrl
  • Leaning Post w/ Flip-Up Bolster Exchange
  • Leaning Post w/ Bucket Seats Exchange
  • Deluxe Leaning Post w/ No Backrest
  • Removable Back w/ Folding Arms
  • Dual Pro Charger PRO2
  • Trim Gauge (Stnd w/Digital Gauges)
  • Water Pressure Gauge
  • Fuel Water Separator
  • Atlas® 6” Jack Plate, Hydraulic
  • Fishing Seat w/ Pedestal
  • Bike Seat and Pro Pole
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs w/ Standard Switch
  • Lenco® Trim Tabs w/ LED Indicator Switch
  • Acrylic Swim Platform w/ Ladder
  • Color Match Bimini® w/Ball & Socket Hardware (Not Available in Sea Foam or Titanium)
  • 6 Gal. Fresh Water System
  • Infinity® Stereo w/ Bluetooth, 2-Speakers
  • Console Cover (Not available w/Head Console)
  • Deluxe Leaning Post Cover
  • Dual Battery Switch Exchange
  • Surface Mount Compass (Stnd w/Head Opt)
  • Canvas Aluminum T-Top w/Black Canvas Only
  • Fiberglass T-Top w/ LED Map Lights (Head Option Only)
  • Fiberglass Powder Coat T-Top w/ LED Map Lights (Head Option Only)(Black or White)(Must also order #PWD CT Seat)
  • Powder Coat Seating Upgrade (Blk or White)
  • Blue LED Courtesy Light Kit*
  • Underwater Light Kit*
  • Pump Out Livewell*
  • YETI® Cooler Exchange*
  • YETI® Cooler Slide*
  • Large Plano Tackle Box (price/box)
  • Removable Head Console Rail (N/A w/T-Top)
  • Power-Pole® 8′ Pro II White w/ Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® 8′ Pro II White w/o Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White w/ Jack Plate
  • Power-Pole® Blade 10′ White w/o Jack Plate
  • Reverse Hull Color – Upcharge*
  • Full Side Hull Color – Upcharge
  • Tournament Pro Pack
    Includes Reverse Hull Color, 4 additional Courtesy Lights, 2-LED Underwater Lights, Leaning Post w/ Bucket Seats, YETI® Cooler w/ Slide, and Flow Rite Pump-Out Sprayer on Front and Rear Livewells with Overflow Drain.
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

Optional Head Console

The optional head console can be fitted with a black or white powder coated T-top, SIMRAD® 12" touchscreen displays, SeaDek® footrest and stainless steel drink holders. It now comes with the new stainless steel lighted pushbutton switch panel. Also shown is the optional SeaDek® anti-fatigue helm mat.

Ample Fishing Deck Storage

The forward fishing deck is equipped with a variety of storage compartments for efficient use of space. 2 rod lockers with organizers for 10 rods, in-floor cast net / bucket storage, 30 gallon insulated fish box in the step-up, dry storage, and anchor locker. There is a 13 gallon livewell in the console seat.

Aft Livewell

37 gallon aft livewell / release well with aerator, recirc and LED light.

Lighted Pushbutton Switch Panel

Lighted stainless steel pushbutton switch panel with circuit breaker protection. Also shown Yamaha 6YD digital gauge and 12 in SIMRAD touchscreen chartplotter/fish finder

Aft Fishing Platform

The aft fishing deck also features storage compartments as well as 2 jump seats. There are port and starboard removable tackle storage and jump seats with storage. There is a 37 gallon livewell between the jump seats. The seat backs fold down to form the large fishing platform.

Optional Under Water Lights

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.