April 24, 2014

Using iNavX with an Autopilot

Many of our customers regularly use iNavX on their iPads and iPhones to display AIS data from one of our wireless NMEA products. Recently we have received a few requests asking if it is possible to wirelessly drive an Autopilot from the iNavX application. In the past, we have said […]
April 23, 2014

The Challenge of the "e-Enabled" Boat

Our CTO Paul Sumpner was recently asked to write an article for the Marine Electronics Journal, a trade magazine for all NMEA Dealers, on the challenges faced by those of us who want to stay connected whilst on our boat. The article has now been published and can be found […]
April 22, 2014

Digital Ducks Chirp In

A belated Happy Easter everyone – a few weeks ago, we had the Digital Dog’s of New England and now our latest supporters are the Digital Ducks who just emerged today outside our office.  Here they are taking a quick walk on wet grass before waddling back to the nearby […]
April 17, 2014

Digital Update April 2014 Now Out

Digital Update is Digital Yacht's monthly newsletter and keeps you abreast of our latest products and projects.
April 16, 2014

Help my mouse has gone crazy !

If you have ever taken a PC onboard a boat and connected it up to a GPS via a serial or USB port then the chances are that you will probably have seen the occasional “crazy mouse” behaviour that seems to affect so many marine PCs. The cursor will suddenly […]
April 15, 2014

Defending Against the Heart Bleed Bug

This weekend, as I am sure many other companies did, we spent a lot of time thinking about how best to tackle the Heart Bleed bug that has shocked the internet world. For those of you who have been living in a cave for the last week, this is the […]
April 14, 2014
Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

With so many different antennas on boats these days (VHF, GPS, AIS, TV, Wi-Fi, NavTex, etc.), knowing the best way to mount and install them can be quite bewildering. The good news is that many marine antenna manufacturers have standardised on the 1″ x 14 TPI thread mount (one inch […]
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 […]