Fishing Boats (Civ5)

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Fishing Boats
Fishing boats (Civ5)

Work boat improvement


Sailing (Civ5) Sailing


Fish (Civ5)Whales (Civ5)Pearls (Civ5)Crab (Civ5)

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Fishing boats (Civ5)

Fishing Boats in Civilization V

Game InfoEdit

Basic sea improvement. Requires Sailing.

  • Constructed on:
    • Fish bonus resource
  • Access:
  • Effect:
    • +1 20xFood5 Food (Fish, Whales, Crabs)
    • +1 20xGold5 Gold (Pearls)
    • +1 20xGold5 Gold after researching Compass
    • +1 20xProduction5 Production with God of the Sea Religious belief


Fishing Boats grant access to Fish and all of the water-based luxury resources, improving the growth and economy of nearby cities.

Historical InfoEdit

Fishing boats allow a civilization to harvest the valuable crab, fish, whale and pearl resources. To construct fishing boats, you must build a work boat in a coastal city (after your civilization has learned the requisite technology). Work boats are consumed when they construct fishing boats.