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Geralt sailing in northern Skellige


In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Geralt can now sail boats. To use a boat, he must first board the vessel, then take the helm using the E key.

To navigate, he can use W to move forward, A to steer towards the left (port) and D to steer to towards the right (starboard). He can also reverse by using S.

Running into obstacles will damage his vessel which is divided into six compartments. Once all six are damaged, the boat sinks.

You can Fast Travel while on a boat, but only to destinations accessible via a water route. To Fast Travel by boat, open the World Map panel while at the helm of a ship. You can travel to any point marked anchor symbol (Harbor).