Boat can be moved by players by using Oar or Driftwood Oar. Masts can be equipped on a Boat to obtain a constant thrust. The Steering Wheel Kit is used to direct the thrust of all equipped masts. An Anchor Kit can be equipped on Boat to slow down or stop.
A Boat starts with 200 heath, represented by the icon . It takes damage by hitting an object in the water, coasts, or the border of the world. Taking damage can create a leak in the boat that does constant damage (up to -1 /s per leak) until a Boat Repair Kit is used on the leak. Boats can be repaired by using wood material. Boards repair 25 , Living Log repairs 18.75 , Twigs repair 13 , and Logs and Driftwood Piece repair 6.25 .
When reaches 0 the boat sinks. It leaves 4 Boards and half of the materials used to create all the structures on the boat. All Players drown and reappear on a coast close to the drown point. They lose 25% of their max health, -25 Hunger, -25 Sanity, gain 100% Wetness and drop half of their inventory slots into the water. WX-78 loses 40% of its max health and -50 sanity. Woodie loses -50 hunger in normal form and -100 Beaverness in Werebeaver form.
- The Boat Kit was introduced in the Turn of Tides update.