The best nautical board, card & dice games 🚢 2023

Looking for a really good seafaring game 🚢? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best nautical games 2023.

What are nautical games?

Nautical, seafaring or sailor games involve sailors, ships and/or seafaring as a main component of the theme or game. In most nautical games, players can achieve the game goal first by piloting their ships particularly effectively.

List of best seafaring games 2023 🚢

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 1740 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. The Crew: Mission Deep Sea

    All details for the board game The Crew: Mission Deep Sea and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for The Crew: Mission Deep Sea
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  2. Skull King

    All details for the board game Skull King and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Skull King

    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull King" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Skull King" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. Deep Sea Adventure

    All details for the board game Deep Sea Adventure and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Forgotten Waters

    All details for the board game Forgotten Waters and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 1.

    More details for Forgotten Waters
    • 3 - 7 Players
    • 120 - 240 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!48€ atAmazon.de
  6. Port Royal

    All details for the board game Port Royal and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Port Royal
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 50 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Port Royal

    • YouTube Review for the game "Port Royal" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  7. Captain Sonar

    All details for the board game Captain Sonar and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 3.

    More details for Captain Sonar
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Captain Sonar

    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Captain Sonar" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  8. Concordia

    All details for the board game Concordia and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Concordia
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 100 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
    • YouTube Review for the game "Concordia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  9. Jamaica

    All details for the board game Jamaica and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Jamaica
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Raiders of the North Sea

    All details for the board game Raiders of the North Sea and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 3.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kennerspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for Raiders of the North Sea
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 80 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  11. Memoarrr!

    All details for the board game Memoarrr! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!11€ atAmazon.de
  12. Sleeping Gods

    All details for the board game Sleeping Gods and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    More details for Sleeping Gods
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  13. Endeavor: Age of Sail

    All details for the board game Endeavor: Age of Sail and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Endeavor: Age of Sail

    • YouTube Review for the game "Endeavor: Age of Sail" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Fleet: The Dice Game (Second Edition)

    All details for the board game Fleet: The Dice Game (Second Edition) and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Opale

    All details for the board game Opale and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Pearls

    All details for the board game Pearls and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Century: Eastern Wonders

    All details for the board game Century: Eastern Wonders and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!32€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Century: Eastern Wonders

    • YouTube Review for the game "Century: Eastern Wonders" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  18. Cartagena

    All details for the board game Cartagena and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Cartagena
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  19. Fleet: The Dice Game

    All details for the board game Fleet: The Dice Game and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  20. Carcassonne: South Seas

    All details for the board game Carcassonne: South Seas and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 35 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Carcassonne: South Seas

    • YouTube Review for the game "Carcassonne: South Seas" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  21. Black Fleet

    All details for the board game Black Fleet and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 1.

    More details for Black Fleet
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 14+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  22. Tsuro of the Seas

    All details for the board game Tsuro of the Seas and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 - 40 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Explorers of the North Sea

    All details for the board game Explorers of the North Sea and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Der schwarze Pirat

    All details for the board game Der schwarze Pirat and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

    More details for Der schwarze Pirat
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  26. Port Royal: Unterwegs!

    All details for the board game Port Royal: Unterwegs! and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Port Royal: Unterwegs!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Port Royal: Unterwegs!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  27. Nautilion

    All details for the board game Nautilion and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Nautilion
    • 1 - 2 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Nautilion

    • YouTube Review for the game "Nautilion" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  28. Cyclades

    All details for the board game Cyclades and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    More details for Cyclades
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 60 - 90 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Medium difficulty

    Video reviews for Cyclades

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cyclades" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  29. Manila

    All details for the board game Manila and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Manila
    • 3 - 5 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Catan: Junior

    All details for the board game Catan: Junior and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Catan: Junior
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn

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