Can You Sail in Don’t Starve Together?

Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to sail in Don’t Starve Together? Well, you’re not alone!

Many players have been curious about this feature and have tried different methods to make it work. In this article, we’ll explore whether or not sailing is possible in Don’t Starve Together and how to do it.

Is Sailing Possible in Don’t Starve Together?

The short answer is yes, you can sail in Don’t Starve Together. However, it’s not as simple as just building a boat and setting sail. You’ll need to meet certain requirements before you can start exploring the open seas.

Requirements for Sailing

To sail in Don’t Starve Together, you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a boat
  • Have a sail
  • Have a steering wheel
  • Be on water

Having a Boat:
To build a boat, you’ll need access to the science machine or alchemy engine. Once you have access, go to the Structures tab and select the Boat Kit. You’ll need three boards and one rope to build a basic boat.

Having a Sail:
The next requirement is having a sail. A basic sail can be crafted using two cloth and two bamboo from the refine tab.

Having a Steering Wheel:
Lastly, you’ll need a steering wheel which can be crafted using four boards and one rope from the structures tab.

Sailing Controls

Once you have all the necessary components for sailing, it’s time to set sail! To get started:

  1. Select your boat by clicking on it.
  2. Add your sails by right-clicking the sail and selecting “Set Sail”.
  3. Use the steering wheel to change direction.
  4. Adjust your sails to catch the wind by right-clicking on them and selecting “Adjust Sails”.

Tips for Safe Sailing

Sailing can be a lot of fun, but it’s important to take precautions to avoid disaster. Here are some tips for safe sailing:

  • Keep an eye on your hunger and health levels.
  • Beware of sea creatures such as sharks and tentacles.
  • Be prepared for storms which can damage your boat and sails.
  • Carry a repair kit with you in case of damage.


In conclusion, sailing in Don’t Starve Together is definitely possible but requires some preparation. Make sure you have a boat, sail, and steering wheel before setting out on your adventure.

Remember to also keep an eye out for potential dangers such as sea creatures and storms. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to explore the vast sea in no time!

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Lindsay Collins