From Minetest

An item in Minetest Game
Item Type Vehicle
Renewable Yes
Stackable Yes (99)
Itemstring boats:boat

Boat entity.png
An object in Minetest Game
Object collision Yes
Block collision Yes
Entitystring boats:boat
A player is riding a boat

A boat is a wooden vehicle which floats on any water and can be used to travel on the surface of any water. Travelling by boat is slightly faster than walking.


To set the boat up, place it on top of water. After is has been placed, use (right-click) it to enter it. You are now on the boat. On the boat, the movement controls are slightly different than usual:

  • Forwards key: Increase speed
  • Backwards key: Decrease speed (you can go backwards). Disables cruise mode
  • Left key: Turn boat counter-clockwise
  • Right key: Turn boat clockwise
  • Forwards+Backwards: Enable cruise mode (move forwards automatically)

To leave the boat, simply use it again.

To collect the boat, press Sneak+Punch key while pointing it.


Name Ingredients Input → Output Description
Boat any Wood
Group wood.png
Group wood.png
Group wood.png
Group wood.png
Group wood.png
Used to travel on the surface of water.
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