• 2018 NauticStar 28 XS

  • Powered with Twin four stroke 250XCA’s, the boat planed in an amazing 3.01 seconds.
  • For ease of boarding, there is a portside ladder, molded in swim platform and walk-thru transom door.
  • The spacious bow features comfortable seating with cushions.
  • The console is standard with Yamaha 6YC digital gauges.
  • Premium Llbroc captain’s seating features flip-up bolsters.
  • 65 quart YETI cooler with slide-out system integrated into the leaning post.
  • Aft on the 28XS is a flip-up/flip-down upholstered bench seat.
  • 80 gallon rear insulated fish box, 25 gallon baitwell.
  • Fiberglass lined head interior with premium SeaDek flooring, porcelain toilet with overboard discharge.

The NauticStar 28XS Offshore is a serious fishing boat that doubles as a great family friendly pleasure boat.

The 28XS is 28’4” long and 9’8” wide center console. The hull design is 21 degrees deadrise at the transom for stability at rest and 50 degrees at the bow providing a soft ride in rougher waters. The extreme bow flair allows for more comfort and displaces the water away from the passengers. The hull also has a reverse chine that helps the boat plane quickly, giving it more lift for a high and dry ride.

  • 2018 NauticStar 28 XS
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    600

Exterior

2018 NauticStar 28 XS Exterior
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For ease of boarding, there is a portside ladder, molded in swim platform and walk-thru transom door.
Built into the aft deck are an 80 gallon insulated fish box and a 25-gallon baitwell outside of the aft cockpit.

For ease of boarding, there is a portside ladder, molded in swim platform and walk-thru transom door. Built into the aft deck are an 80 gallon insulated fish box and a 25-gallon baitwell outside of the aft cockpit. The aft fold-down bench seat ensures plenty of fishing room in the cockpit.

Moving to the bow of the 28 XS there is an access door to a large under-floor storage area. The bow area has very comfortable seating with flip out bow backrest and dual under-seat insulated fish boxes with overboard drains. To complete this fully equipped 28 footer is a stainless steel thru-hull windless with rode and anchor.

Interior

2018 NauticStar 28 XS Interior
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Infinity PRV350 Bluetooth stereo, flush mount compass, lighted drink holders and plenty of room for flush mounting electronics.

Inside the large lighted head console is a china toilet with holding tank and discharge, fresh water shower with sink and a make up mirror.

Mid-ship, the captain’s station, includes a leaning post with baitwell, bait station with fresh water sink, and a Yeti cooler with slide out. The helm seat is equipped with 4 “rocket launchers,” flip up seat bolsters and fold-down armrest. There is also storage below in the captain’s station for the house batteries.

The console is standard with Yamaha 6YC digital gauges, Infinity® PRV350 Bluetooth stereo, flush mount compass, lighted drink holders and plenty of room for flush mounting electronics.

A powder-coated fiberglass T-Top with LED lighting, waterproof stereo speakers and an electronic box is included. The interior cockpit has LED lighting for night cruising and fishing.

Drivetrain

2018 NauticStar 28 XS Exterior
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Powered with Twin four stroke 250XCA’s, the boat planed in an amazing 3.01 seconds.
Yamaha Marine has tested the 28XS and has published some very exciting performance numbers.

Yamaha Marine has tested the 28XS and has published some very exciting performance numbers. Powered with Twin four stroke 250XCA’s, the boat planed in an amazing 3.01 seconds and had a top speed of 56.5 mph, with a fuel burn of 13.1 gph at cruise. Zero to 30 mph was a quick 4.86 seconds.

NauticStar 28 XS Key Features:

2018 NauticStar 28 XS Interior
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80 gallon rear insulated fish box, 25 gallon baitwell.

Premium Helm Seating
Premium Llbroc captain’s seating features flip-up bolsters, folding armrest, and stylish upholstered "leather-touch" seats. There is also a new folding footrest.

Blackout Package Option
Helm and console shown with optional Blackout Package which includes a flush-mount black acrylic electronics panel with 2-SIMRAD® 12-inch multi-touch widescreen chartplotter/sonar combo system. The matching black acrylic switch panel features new lighted stainless steel pushbutton switches (standard).

Lighted Pushbutton Switch Panel
The matching black acrylic switch panel features new lighted stainless steel pushbutton switches.

Transom Fish Box & Baitwell
80 gallon rear insulated fish box, 25 gallon baitwell, walk-thru transom door with stainless steel 4-step ladder, stainless steel floor drains, and in-floor hatch.

Aft Flip-down Bench Seat
Aft on the 28XS is a flip-up/flip-down upholstered bench seat. Below it is a system access hatch.

Slide-out YETI Cooler
65 quart YETI cooler with slide-out system integrated into the leaning post.

Aft Fish Box
80 gallon aft insulated fish box.

New Stainless Steel Latches
316 grade stainless steel latch replaces all rubber latches.

Leaning Post Bait Prep Station
Baitwell with recirculation & light, easy access 3-battery storage, sink with cutting board, 2-tackle storage systems, knife & pliers storage, 65 quart YETI® cooler with slide-out system.

Ample Bow Storage
Below the bow cushions there are dual 30 gallon fish boxes/storage compartments with overboard drains.

Spacious Bow
The spacious bow features comfortable seating with cushions and bolsters (shown with optional bow filler and table) and ample storage—with 30 gallon port and new on 2018’s, starboard fish boxes with 316 grade stainless steel latches.

Console Head
Fiberglass lined head interior with premium SeaDek flooring, porcelain toilet with overboard discharge, sink with pressurized freshwater system, and easy access wiring panel.

Specifications

Length 28’ 4"
Beam 9’ 8"
Maximum HP Twin 600 HP
Twin 300 HP
Transom Height 30" (at centerline)
Approximate Draft 20"
Deadrise @ Transom 21°
Deadrise @ Entry 50°
Bridge Clearance with Fiberglass T-Top 8’ 2"
Approximate Boat Weight 5850 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 200 Gallons
Bow Fish Boxes (2) 30 Gal./Ea.
Aft Fish Box 80 Gal.
Aft Port Baitwell 25 Gal.
Leaning Post Baitwell 22 Gal.
Fresh Water Capacity 13 Gal.
Persons/Total Weight Yacht Certified
Max. Weight Capacity Yacht Certified
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