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 […]
June 12, 2019
Software & app to configure an AIS transponder

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

  This article explains how to configure an AIS transponder, either using our proAIS2 software for PC/MAC or with a free Android app called AISConfig. 1- proAIS2 (available on PC & Mac) The proAIS2 software is included on the CD-ROM-rom supplied with all of our AIS transponders. If you do not […]
June 11, 2019

Two Interesting 4GConnect Installations

Our popular 4GConnect Pro mobile internet system for boats, is finding its way on to more and more vessels wanting easy internet connectivity onboard. This week we received positive feedback from two interesting installations. The first was onboard the “Spirit of Loch Ness” trip boat, where two 4GConnects were installed, […]
May 21, 2019

New “How To” Video on AISConfig App

Today we created a new “How to” video on using our free AISConfig Android App to setup and monitor our wireless AIS Transponders (AIT3000, AIT5000 and Nomad). Initial programming of the unit with your boat’s MMSI, vessel details, etc. plus monitoring of the LEDs, key performance criteria and switching Silent […]