Ahoy there mateys! Are you ready to set sail and explore the high seas? Well, grab your compass and hoist the anchor because we're talking about the sailing-boating genre of games! As far as game genres go, sailing-boating probably isn't the first one that comes to mind. But for those who love it, there's nothing quite like the feeling of freedom and adventure that comes with being out on the open water. Whether you're racing against other players or just leisurely cruising around, there's a certain magic to this genre that keeps people coming back for more. And lucky for you, we've rounded up the top sailing-boating games in one well-picked list for your enjoyment. From realistic simulations to fantastical adventures, we've got something for everyone. So pull up a chair (or a barrel if you're feeling nautical), kick back, and get ready to set sail on a gaming journey like no other. So why do players love this genre? Maybe it's the thrill of the wind in their hair and the waves crashing around them. Maybe it's the sense of exploration and discovery that comes with charting new waters. Or maybe it's just the joy of saying "aye aye, captain!" and feeling like a true seafaring adventurer. Whatever the reason, one thing's for sure: the sailing-boating genre is not to be missed.

Games like Sid Meiers Pirates!

Sid Meiers Pirates!

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  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Wii
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.5/10

Games like Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8/10

Games like Sonic Rush Adventure

Sonic Rush Adventure

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: DS
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8/10

Games like Splashdown


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  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.7/10

Games like Wave Race

Wave Race

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  • Release: 1992
  • Rating: 6/10