Minecraft

How to Make a Boat in Minecraft

In Minecraft, it is much easier to go from one place to another with the help of a boat rather than swimming. A boat is one of the fastest, cheapest, and easiest ways to cross vast stretches of water in Minecraft. Since the beginning, boats have been a staple in Minecraft because of the simple crafting recipe. Here are some uses of boats in the Minecraft game:

  • Exchange and fuel items.
  • Transport materials, animals.
  • Across the water, transport the players.
  • For fishing purposes.

Now, a question arises, how to make a boat in Minecraft, so in this article, we will give brief information and explain everything about it.

How to Make a Boat in Minecraft

We can use boats in Minecraft in many ways, which makes our game more efficient. Here is the following list of essential materials to make a boat in Minecraft.

Image
Name Crafting Table Wooden planks Wooden shovel
Quantity 1 5 (any) 1

First, we will craft wood planks for making sticks and then a shovel through the crafting table:


Now place the stick and the wooden planks again on the crafting table in order to obtain a shovel.

After that, place the wooden planks and a shovel on the crafting table as we have shown below:

Now your boat is ready to use. You can use different woods to get different types of boats:

Controlling a boat is also easy as you have placed the boat and press the following buttons:

Editions Place a Boat Sit On a Boat Get Out of a Boat
Windows Edition Right-Click Right-Click Shift Key
Education Edition Right-Click Right-Click Shift Key
Java Edition Right-Click Right-Click Shift Key
Xbox Edition LT Button LT Button Right Stick (RS)
Playstation Edition L2 Button L2 Button Right Stick (RS)
Wii Edition ZL Button ZL Button Right Stick (RS)
Pocket Edition Tap on the surface Tap on the Board Button Tap on the Leave Boat Button
Nintendo Edition ZL Button ZL Button Right Stick (RS)

In a Nutshell

Boats are a handy tool in Minecraft. Along with using it in water, in Minecraft, we can also decorate a dock or port. In this article, we learned how to make a boat in Minecraft. You can build a great boat in your game by using the information from this article.

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Prateek Jangid

A passionate Linux user for personal and professional reasons, always exploring what is new in the world of Linux and sharing with my readers.