Ship Steering Wheel
Ship Steering Wheel.png
Allows players to steer ships.
Type Structure
Health 10,000
Weight 8.4 / 12 on Ship
Stack size 100
Added in v1.0
Spawn Command
cheat GFI StructureBP_Ship_DriversSeat 1 0 0
Skill Tree Seamanship
Crafted in Smithy.png Smithy
Resources breakdown
14 × Cotton.png Fibers
18 × Thatch.png Thatch
40 × Wood.png Wood


The Ship Steering Wheel.png Ship Steering Wheel must be attached to the deck of a ship to steer the vessel.

  • Must be placed with some space free around the front or the view will be limited to first person, greatly limiting ability to sail effectively.


Action Default Key Notes
PC Ship Controls
Forward w Maneuvering Only
Reverse s Maneuvering Only
Steer to Port a
Steer to Starboard d
Cycle Cannon Ammo Type u
Cycle Swivel Gun Ammo Type j
Toggle All Gunports r
Toggle All Ladders l
Toggle Lanterns o
Drop Anchor x
Raise Sails w Requires Crewmembers
Lower Sails s Requires Crewmembers
Sails Rotate Left leftshift+a Requires Crewmembers
Sails Rotate Right leftshift+d Requires Crewmembers
Ship Sails Full Stop z Requires Crewmembers
Ship Sails Full Speed spacebar Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Stand Down c Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Free Fire v Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Attack Target Hold: Controls Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Attack Location Hold: Controls Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Red Alert Hold: n Requires Crewmembers
Captain Order Cancel Red Alert Hold: ⇧ Right Shift Requires Crewmembers