The best nautical board, card & dice games 🚢 2021

Looking for a really good seafaring game 🚢? Then we have just the thing: our list of the best nautical games 2021.

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 2021 🚢

This list was last updated on September 1, 2021. We compared 537 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Deep Sea Adventure

    All details for the board game Deep Sea Adventure and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  2. 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
    • Players3 - 7 Players
    • Playtime120 - 240 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!52€ atAmazon.de
  3. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  4. Skull King

    All details for the board game Skull King and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Skull King

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Skull King" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 50 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Port Royal

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Port Royal" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Port Royal" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  6. 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
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age14+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Captain Sonar

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Captain Sonar" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Jamaica

    All details for the board game Jamaica and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Jamaica
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  8. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 - 80 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
  9. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime100 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Concordia

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Concordia" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  10. Memoarrr!

    All details for the board game Memoarrr! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Memoarrr!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!7€ atAmazon.de
  11. Endeavor: Age of Sail

    All details for the board game Endeavor: Age of Sail and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium

    Video reviews for Endeavor: Age of Sail

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Endeavor: Age of Sail" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Endeavor: Age of Sail" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  12. Survive: Escape from Atlantis!

    All details for the board game Survive: Escape from Atlantis! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Century: Eastern Wonders

    All details for the board game Century: Eastern Wonders and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Century: Eastern Wonders

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Century: Eastern Wonders" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Century: Eastern Wonders" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  14. Pearls

    All details for the board game Pearls and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. 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
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Opale

    All details for the board game Opale and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Tsuro of the Seas

    All details for the board game Tsuro of the Seas and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 - 40 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Jaws

    All details for the board game Jaws and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Jaws
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  20. Nautilion

    All details for the board game Nautilion and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Nautilion
    • Players1 - 2 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy

    Video reviews for Nautilion

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nautilion" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Nautilion" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  21. Manila

    All details for the board game Manila and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards.

    More details for Manila
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!39€ atAmazon.de
  22. Pirates on the High Seas

    All details for the board game Pirates on the High Seas and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  24. Zoowaboo

    All details for the board game Zoowaboo and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Zoowaboo
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Cyclades

    All details for the board game Cyclades and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards.

    More details for Cyclades
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime60 - 90 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!37€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Cyclades

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cyclades" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cyclades" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  26. Ocean Labyrinth

    All details for the board game Ocean Labyrinth and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!25€ atAmazon.de
  27. Kraken Attack!

    All details for the board game Kraken Attack! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Kraken Attack!
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  28. Oceanos

    All details for the board game Oceanos and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Oceanos
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Port Royal: Unterwegs!

    All details for the board game Port Royal: Unterwegs! and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Port Royal: Unterwegs!

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Port Royal: Unterwegs!" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Port Royal: Unterwegs!" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  30. A Tale of Pirates

    All details for the board game A Tale of Pirates and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 14% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for A Tale of Pirates
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de

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