Training programmes and personal certificates

When you perform activities at sea, it may be an advantage to attend different types of training programmes and acquire the relevant certificates. Some training programmes and certificates are mandatory, while others are voluntary. The Danish Maritime Authority urges everybody - irrespective of background - to familiarize themselves with the regulations on training programmes and certificates for yachtsmen.

On the underlying pages, you can for example become wiser as regards when it is mandatory to acquire a personal watercraft certificate and a powerboat certificate. In addition, you will find the regulations on the yacht master training programme, certificates of proficiency and canal certificates.

Finally, you can find information about how to apply for the relevant training programmes and certificates.​