May 13, 2020

New Updated “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”

With so many new innovations in the world of AIS, we felt is was about time that we updated our popular “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”. First created and presented to the British Marine Electronics Association (BMEA) back in 2012, this guide is our most viewed and downloaded online article. With […]
January 8, 2020

The CD is dead, long live the Online CD

For many years, we have included a CD-ROM with our products that contained all of the Software tools and USB drivers. However, times are a changing and many new PCs and Macs no longer have an integral CD/DVD drive and most customers are now happy to download the latest versions […]
December 17, 2019

Relocating our AISNet to WicorMarine

For many years we have been successfully running one of our AISNet base stations in the house of our CTO, up on Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth Harbour. All of the AIS equipped vessels operating out of Portsmouth and the central Solent were picked up and transmtted over a 4G data […]
September 17, 2019

All set for the NMEA Conference 2019

It is going to be a busy week for Digital Yacht, with the Southampton Boat Show in the UK, La Rochelle Boat Show in France and the NMEA Conference in the US, all happening at the same time. Paul Sumpner our CTO has just sent in this photo of the […]
September 3, 2019

Building a Bridge Between Old and New

With the Southampton Boat Show coming up, thoughts turn to the latest kit and perhaps that new Multi-Function Display that you have been promising yourself. However, “buyer beware” as some of the latest new systems only have NMEA2000 interfaces and connecting your shiney new plotter to your existing GPS, Instruments, […]
July 31, 2019

Cutting Edge Technology on a Classic Motor Yacht

It is always good to hear where Digital Yacht products end up being installed, so we were extremely pleased when Matthew Riches, a marine and industrial electrician, who works out of Harbour Marine Services at Southwold and Ipswich Boatyards told us all about his latest installation aboard a classic motor […]
July 12, 2019

Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

AIS Targets on Navionics By far the biggest news this month, is that the hugely popular Navionics Boating App now supports live AIS data over Wi-Fi. This means, that any of Digital Yacht’s wireless AIS units will now provide live AIS data for the app to overlay on the Navionics […]
June 12, 2019

4GConnect AT&T APN Settings

Our 4GConnect mobile internet system for boats, can be used on any mobile phone network and in most cases, you insert a registered Data SIM in to the unit and it works with the default settings. However, on some networks it is necessary to enter that mobile network’s “Access Point […]