April 10, 2014

Wireless NMEA2000 on OpenCPN

Slowly but surely, NMEA2000 the latest marine electronics networking standard is making its way on to boats; old and new. With most new marine electronics equipment having an NMEA2000 interface, we are seeing more and more requests for our NavLink Wireless NMEA2000 Server, that allows you to wirelessly send NMEA2000 […]
April 8, 2014
Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Our AIT2000 transponder comes complete with a useful USB connection that allows you to quickly and easily configure the unit using our proAIS2 software. Once configured, there is no need to use the proAIS2 software again, other than perhaps to check the AIT2000 at the beginning of the season to […]
April 4, 2014

Digital Yacht at Pirates Cave

Digital Yacht will be showing off our wares at Pirates Cave chandlery tomorrow (Saturday 5th April 2014), along with Raymarine, Waeco and Dometic. If you are in the Rochester area please come along and see the latest in AIS, Wi-Fi, iPad Navigation and wireless NMEA2000. Doors open at 9am and […]
April 3, 2014
CPA and TCPA Alarms Explained

CPA and TCPA Alarms Explained

One of the best features of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) is the ability on some chart plotters or navigation software to set alarms that warn you if and when you will get too close to another vessel. These collision avoidance alarms are a godsend and can save you so […]
April 2, 2014

Digital (?) Museum In New Bedford

It was great to be out in New England last week and meet some new dealers around the NE American coast.  New Bedford, home to the largest US fishing fleet is also home to Chris Electronics and it was good to be able to bring David Frank, the new proprietor […]
March 31, 2014

The Best Online Reference Source for Marine Charts

I know that the Navionics WebApp has been out for a while, but I have finally got round to bookmarking this incredibly useful resource. Whether you are planning a trip, want to check out new places to visit, refresh your memory of a difficult approach or like me just like […]
March 31, 2014

How to find out what Motherboard your PC has

Digital Yacht have been developing and selling marine PCs for over 10 years now and in that time we have used many different makes and models of PC Motherboard – the main circuit board inside a PC. When a customer contacts us about their Digital Yacht Marine PC, the most […]
March 28, 2014
Wireless NMEA devices with older Navigation Software

Using our Wireless NMEA devices with older Navigation Software

Our Wireless NMEA products (WLN10, NavLink, PilotLink, AIT3000 and iAIS) are proving really popular and for customers that have a suitable App or Navigation Software that can read the TCP/UDP network data, then interfacing to them is easy. Today I was contacted by a customer that had quite old navigation […]