2023 Newmar Bay Star

Life Cycle Change For 2023

The Newmar Bay Star is all new for 2023.  It features redesigned front and rear caps, a dash with a completely new look, a taller 84” interior ceiling height, as well as many new interior design elements summarized under “interior features”. 

Floor Plans

The Bay Star 3014, 3124, 3401, 3408, 3609, 3616, 3626 and 3811 floor plans have been retained for the 2023 model year.

The 3005, 3226 and 3416 models are no longer available this new model year.

There are 3 new floor plans for the 2023 model year:

Newmar Bay Star 3020

  • The Bay Star 3020 is the new Bay Star Sport 2920 introduced for this new model year with an 84” sofa, larger kitchen and pantry.
  • The front area provides an 84” sofa on the off-door side, with an L-shaped kitchen with countertop extension located on the door side.
  • A booth dinette and pantry is located rearward of the sofa on the off-door side and a large enclosed bathroom with vanity, linen, commode and 40” X 30” rectangular shower on the door side.
  • The master bedroom provides a king bed, larger shirt wardrobe with dresser drawers and TV.

Newmar Bay Star 3225

  • The Bay Star 3225 is the 3226 floor plan offered in 2022 with a full wall slide on the off-door side, making this a roomier floor plan in the bedroom area at the foot of the bed.
  • The front of this model offers a 74” sofa on the off door side, with a booth dinette and “Televator” in a slide out on the door side.
  • A large and functional kitchen with pantry is located mid-coach on the off-door side across from which is a pantry located on the bath wall.
  • The enclosed bathroom is located on the door side mid-coach, and provides a vanity, linen, commode and 40” X 30” rectangular shower.
  • The master bedroom provides a king bed, larger shirt wardrobe with dresser drawers and TV.

Newmar Bay Star 3629

  • The Bay Star 3629 is a new full wall slide, bath-and-a-half model with a patio side dinette.
  • The front of this model offers a 74” Visionary V2 tri-fold sleeper sofa on the off door side, with a booth dinette and “Televator” in a slide out on the door side.
  • A large and functional kitchen with pantry is located mid-coach on the off-door side across from which is a pantry located on the bath wall.
  • Across from the kitchen, there is a cabinet facing into the hallway that can house an optional washer and dryer.
  • In addition, an enclosed half bath is located on the door side mid-coach, and provides a vanity, large linen, and commode.
  • The master bedroom provides a king bed, larger shirt wardrobe with dresser drawers and TV.
  • Finally, at the far rear of this new floor plan is the master bathroom which offers a large vanity, commode, additional linen storage and large 40” X 30” rectangular shower.

Newmar Bay Star 3014

Appliances And Accessories

  • The option for 3 burner cook top with convection microwave oven (J062) is a standard feature for 2023.
  • A new Axxera touch screen dash radio with 10” monitor replaces the Sony radio and Voyager monitor used previously in Bay Star.  This radio allows the customer to display navigation from their smart device onto the monitor.  This feature includes Apple Carplay and is Siruis XM ready.  The Xite radio option (J339) and Sirius radio capability (J621) are no longer available.  This new Axxera dash radio is the standard and only in dash radio offered on the 2023 Bay Star.

Construction Features

  • The interior ceiling height of the 2023 Bay Star has been increased to 84”,
  • Included in the life cycle change, the Bay Star has a newly designed dash and cockpit trim, as well as passenger and driver wall consoles.
  • A swivel has been added to the drop down mechanism used for the front TV on the 3124 and 3811 models.

Cabinets And Furniture

  • With the increased ceiling height, the interior walls and cabinetry are also taller.
  • The 2023 Bay Star offers a new slide-out fascia design, new furniture styling, dinette chair as well as a new cabinet door style.
  • New drawer fronts matching the cabinet door style also provide a new look to the interior of the 2023 Bay Star.
  • Wood paneling has been added behind a newly designed headboard.
  • A manual footrest has been added to the passenger seat.

Chassis Features

  • The 3014 and 3124 models for the 2023 model year will be built on the 24,000 GVWR Ford chassis (instead of the 22,000 GVWR).
  • The 3401 and 3408 models will be built on the 26,000 GVWR Ford chassis (in lieu of the 24,000 GVWR version).
  • The wheelbase on the 2023 Bay Star 3014, 3124, 3401 and 3408 models have been revised to optimize weight distribution on these floor plans.

Electrical Features

  • Multiplex interior lighting controls have been added for 2023.
  • KIB holding tank monitor and sensors are used for 2023.  This KIB system will also include water pump switch and HVAC controls.
  • The dash radio, cameras and monitors will power up from both the house and ignition systems.
  • A new 10.1” central monitor panel will control the interior lighting and HVAC controls.  This new panel will be located in an exposed location near the middle of each floor plan.  The exact location will vary by floor plan.  This monitor will no longer be in an overhead cabinet.
  • In conjunction with this year’s life cycle change, the Bay Star features new wall sconces and vanity lights.
  • The cockpit area provides two wireless phone charging stations for 2023.

Exterior Features

  • For 2023, Newmar’s Bay Star features a new front and rear cap, new exterior graphics and colors (3 to choose from), and a one-piece fiberglass roof with molded radius wraps is a standard feature.
  • In response to customer requests for brighter headlights, new Silverstar ultra headlight bulbs are featured for high and low beam lighting.
  • With an increase in height of the Bay Star for 2023, a new (longer) rear ladder is now standard.

Interior Features

  • Three new décors called “Burma”, “Axis” and “Colusa” are available for 2023.
  • Other new interior designs include new flooring (vinyl tile), newly styled kitchen backsplash, new cabinet drawer and door hardware, new vanity lights, new bedding collection, new art work, new countertop edging and new window treatments.
  • A new 4” solid surface backsplash has also been added to the vanity of half baths and 8” to the vanity of a full bath.
  • The standard vinyl tile flooring will extend into the bedroom for 2023.
  • A new color of ceiling vinyl (Parma) and new dash panel colors are featured in Bay Star for 2023.

Plumbing and Bath Features

  • The 2023 Bay Star offers new kitchen, bath and shower plumbing fixtures, as well as new shower surround design.
  • The sinks in the main and half bathrooms are all new.
  • A new 36” radius shower surround will be used in the 3124 and 3401 floor plans.

Windows, Awnings, Vents and Doors

  • The height of some windows in the 2023 Bay Star has been increased as a result of the taller ceiling.
  • The driver and passenger seat windows have been enlarged to go 5” further back so as to provide better side visibility.

Option Changes

  • The optional cab over bunk (option K930) has been redesigned to extend all the way to the windshield.  This option now provides a larger mattress and the overhead cabinet hangs below the bunks. 
    • This option does not include a TV above the driver and passenger seats. 
    • This newly designed option is available on the Bay Star 3014, 3225, 3401, 3408, 3609, 3626, and 3629. 
    • It is not available on the 3020 and 3124 as it would eliminate the only TV in the living room on these models.
    • It is not available on the 3616 and 3811 as there are not enough seat belts for sleeping positions if added.
  • A new exterior entertainment center (option J405) is available on certain 2023 Bay Star floor plans, and replaces the option offered in 2022.  This option includes a TV, radio and speakers in the sidewall.  Floor plans eligible for this new option include: 3124, 3401, 3609, 3616, and 3626.     
  • A new Wi-Fi Ranger “Everest” system (option J347) with “Aspen” Wi-Fi router is the option for internet access for 2023.  This replaces the “Teton” system offered in 2022.
  • The options for Whirlpool 11 cu. ft. refrigerators with (J210) and without (J200) icemaker will include a 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter with six (6) batteries and includes the receptacles and access ports for C-PAP prep in the bedroom.
  • For 2023, a new wood option “Amaretto Glazed Maple” (Toffee glazed maple wrap equivalent) replaces the “Harbour Glazed Maple” offered in Bay Star previously.
  • A 2000 watt inverter with six (6) 6 volt batteries is a new option (L250).  This option includes receptacles and access ports for the C-PAP prep in the bedroom.                                                
  • New furniture for the 2023 Bay Star include:
    • 74” theater seating is available on select floor plan.
    • New incliner sofa in 74” and 84” lengths.  This new incliner will work on the 3225, 3401, 3408 and 3629 models.
  • The following options have been deleted from the Bay Star brand for 2023:
    • The option for Wi-Fi Ranger “Teton / Poplar” combo (J340) has been obsoleted.
    • The option for free standing dinette table w/ chairs (K779) has been eliminated.
    • The option for buffet dinette w/ free standing table (K802) has been discontinued.

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