In this tutorial you will discover how to make a boat in Minecraft using the crafting recipe or in-game command.
A Minecraft boat is a transport item that allows the player to move quickly through the water without satisfying the hunger. You can make 6 different types of boats depending on the type of wood plank you use, including oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, and dark oak boats.
- 1 Available Platforms
- 2 Materials Needed To Build A Boat
- 3 Steps To Create A Minecraft Boat
- 4 Minecraft Boat Command
- 5 FAQ’s
- 5.1 1. Can you attach a lead to a boat?
- 5.2 2. Do boats despawn in Minecraft?
- 5.3 3. How do you make a boat go faster in Minecraft?
- 5.4 4. Do you need a shovel to make a boat in Minecraft?
- 5.5 5. How do you make a boat in survival?
- 5.6 6. How do you put a boat on land in Minecraft?
- 5.7 7. How do you make a big boat in Minecraft?
- 6 How To Make A Boat in Minecraft Video Tutorial
- 7 More Transportation Recipes
|Java Edition||Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s||Yes|
|Bedrock Edition||Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s||Yes|
|Education Edition||Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s||Yes|
|PlayStation Edition||PS3 & PS4||Yes|
Materials Needed To Build A Boat
- 5 Wood planks (any type)
- 1 Wooden shovel
*In JAVA edition you only need the wood planks
Steps To Create A Minecraft Boat
1. Open Your Crafting Menu
To make a ship, you must first open your Minecraft crafting table. You should see the same grid as in the image below.
2. Add The Wood Planks And Wooden Shovel To The Menu
On the workbench, add the 5 wooden planks and the wooden shovel to the grid.
You need to place the items on the grid exactly as shown in the picture below. The first row must remain empty. In the second row, place a block of wooden planks in the first crate, a wooden shovel in the second crate, and a wooden plank in the third crate. In the third row, lay out the remaining three wooden planks, one in each box. This is the Minecraft ship recipe for the Bedrock and Education editions. Note: If you are using the JAVA edition, please do not place the shovel on the ground.
Once you’ve added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you’ll see a jar in the box on the right.
3. Move The Boat To Your Inventory
Now drag the newly built ship to your inventory so you can use it.
You are done! Now you have a boat! A Minecraft boat is a transport item that allows the player to travel quickly through the water without satisfying hunger. You can make 6 different types of boats depending on the type of wood plank you use, including oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, and dark oak boats.
Minecraft Boat Command
You can also give a command to make boats in Minecraft. The Ship Command is available in the following editions of Minecraft:
- Java edition
- Pocket edition
- Xbox One
- Nintendo Switch
- Windows 10 Edition
- Educational Edition
To run the ship command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have. Below is the assignment for an oak ship.
Java Edition 1.13 and higher oak boat command
/give @p oak_boat 1
Pocket Edition, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition
/give @p boat 1 0
1. Can you attach a lead to a boat?
Yes, you can connect a cable to a boat, but only in Bedrock Edition.
2. Do boats despawn in Minecraft?
No, ships do not automatically disappear in the game.
3. How do you make a boat go faster in Minecraft?
Ships travel faster on ice, packed ice or frozen ice. And they can go even faster on blue ice!
4. Do you need a shovel to make a boat in Minecraft?
During the 1.9 updates for Java and the 1.10. 0 update for Bedrock, the recipe for boats has changed to reflect the pocket edition of Minecraft. Now you have to put a wooden shovel into the crafting recipe in order to make a boat.
5. How do you make a boat in survival?
In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make an oak boat, place 5 oak wood planks in the 3×3 crafting grid. When making an oak boat, it is important that the oak wood planks are placed in the exact pattern as the image below.
6. How do you put a boat on land in Minecraft?
Add the boat to your hotbar and make sure that it is the selected item in the hotbar. Next, position your pointer (the plus sign) on the water where you want to place your boat. You need at least four blocks to place your boat. You should see the block become highlighted in your game window.
7. How do you make a big boat in Minecraft?
If you want the humble fishing boat to get you started, it’s better to practice your rowing skills before committing to a bigger build. To create a boat in the Java Edition, you’ll need to place three of the same type of wood planks along the bottom row, then two more in the left and right spaces in the middle row.
How To Make A Boat in Minecraft Video Tutorial
In this video,we will show you how to make a boat in minecraft.