Day Skipper, theory

The course - in English - covers the theoretical part of the Danish Day Skipper Certificate (Teoretisk Duelighed). The course ends with an examination with an examiner from the Danish Maritime Authorities. If you have passed the practical Day skipper exam, you will obtain the Day skipper Certificate (Duelighedsbevis) which allows you to sail any Danish pleasure vessel up to 15m.

The course is rather intensive and you have to expect some work at home between every lesson. 

Price: 2.250 for members and 2.750 for non members. To sign up KLICK HERE. Latest day of application is February 15th 2017.

Teacher: Jan Schlüter ( )

Place: SKS Sejlerhuset, Skovshoved Havn 1E, 2920 Charlottenlund

When:  Tuesdays 18-21, start Tuesday the 28th of February to the 2nd of May (no class the 11th of April. Examination shortly after.

Practical information about content and materials

The course is taught over 9 weekly lessons of 3 hours with exam soonest after course completion.

Course topics include:

-      the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage

-      chart work

-      position fixing

-      plotting a course to steer

-      collision regulations

-      Identification of vessels from light, fog signals and day signals

-      emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts

Included in the course fee is the following 2 books and presentations.

RYA Day Skipper – Shorebased notes

RYA Day Skipper Handbook SAIL

All Power Point Presentations used during the course.

Apart from the books you need the following things (possible to bay at see links):

Map 102U

Brass divider

Ruler 50 cm



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