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Dinghy (Primitive Plus)
A small boat that is faster than a traditional raft. Structures cannot be built on the dinghy.
Stack size
Spawn Command
cheat gfi rowboat 1 0 0
cheat giveitem "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/PrimitivePlusMod/Items/PrimalItemRowBoat.PrimalItemRowBoat'" 1 0 0
Required level
Engram points
20 EP
Crafting XP
375 XP
Crafting time
200 × Wood Wood
100 × Fiber Fiber
25 × Hide Hide
35 × Beeswax (Primitive Plus) Beeswax (Primitive Plus)

The Dinghy is a Vehicle in the Primitive+-DLC of ARK: Survival Evolved.


  • The Dinghy has the same hitbox as the Wooden Raft Wooden Raft. This means that while the Dinghy looks narrow, it is actually a square in terms of where it can be walked on, built on, or hit.
  • The Dinghy can outrun a Leedsychthys, but your best hope is still to find the nearest shore and take your boat to land.
  • Tames may have a hard time being put into the Dinghy unlike the raft which can effortlessly be boarded.
  • The front and back tips are not solid objects, and you will fall through. This includes the part of the boat you are standing on while driving. Due to this, you must move forward while dismounting or you will fall off the boat.
  • It was renamed from Rowboat into Dinghy in 1.5
  • While the in-game description says otherwise, it is possible to place some structures on the dinghy. However, if the server restarts, any structures placed on the dinghy will remain where they were before the restart, but the dinghy will still be able to move.
    • When foundation is placed on the Dinghy it will place upside down. This also causes any ceiling to do the same.
  • When destroyed, the Dinghy makes the wooden breaking noise but stays intact and motionless. After a time it will ascend into the heavens and leave this earth forever! (just try it yourself, it worked for me.)