Our detailed guide to European destinations.
Ship’s registration papers
List of safety equipment on board.
If boat is chartered, the charter documents should be carried.
Report to Customs?
Not if arriving from EU country.
There must be a lifejacket on board for each crew member. Try to ensure your boat conforms to RYA booklet C8.
Motor boats must not plane within 200m of the shore. Do not run along close-in to the shoreline. Stay at least 200m out, make entrances and exits at right angles.
Not readily available.
Available but not easy to find.
Danish krone (100 ore).
Widely used. Most banks have cashpoints.
Widely accepted in many shops and restaurants, as well as banks.
Can exchange in banks; sometimes accepted in shops and restaurants.
The Lyngby coast radio station covers the whole Danish sea area, and monitors Ch 16 for emergency calls.
Police, Ambulance and Fire 112
Calls are free.
If you have come from Britain, Sweden, Norway, Iceland or Ireland (ie countries free of rabies) you can bring your pet in without certification. If you have landed in any other countries it will need a certificate of vaccination against rabies issued at least 30 days, but not more than a year before arrival.
Dialling code to UK
0044 then the number, omitting the first 0.
All have international dialling. Use card bought from kiosk, or coins.
Broadcast on VHF in English. See RYA weather booklet. On land, you can phone for a forecast in English, Tel: 38383663.
Contact RYA Motor Cruising Division for up-to-date information.
Charts and books
Admiralty charts. Danish NV Sportschiffahrtskarten. Danish Hydrographic Office charts. For advice on charts, see Cruising Guide, below.
Cruising Guide to Germany and Denmark. Imray.
The Baltic Sea. Imray.
36-40 Kastelsvej, DK-2100 Copenhagen. Tel: 0045 3526 4600. Visit www.britishembassy.dk or email email@example.com
Tourist office in UK
Danish Tourist Board, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SY. Tel: 020 7259 5958. Visit www.visitdenmark.com or e-mail the Danish Foreign Ministry on firstname.lastname@example.org
Danish. English widely spoken.