April 23, 2021

Superyacht AIS Solutions from Digital Yacht

AIS is great for general navigation, identifying other vessels, collision avoidance etc.  Here are some ideas to take AIS to the next level on a superyacht installation – ideas from a Class A AIS transponder for the main vessel to Class B/B+ systems for tender tracking, personal SARTs for crew […]
March 3, 2021

Search & Rescue Helicopters With AIS Transponder

Most of the latest search and rescue (SAR) helicopters are now equipped with an AIS transponder and our NavLINK iOS app presents them beautifully as a miniature helicopter icon, overlaid onto the detailed UKHO charting The screen shot below shows a live image from the solent in February 2021.  At […]
February 25, 2021
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AIS Transponder on heavy lifting barge

Another interesting application for Digital Yacht AIS systems is for tracking, identifying and locating heavy lifting barges.  These floating platforms are towed into place with tugs but then often stay at anchor as an independent platform. There’s no requirement for them to be equipped with a Class A AIS like […]
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 […]
March 15, 2017

How to Connect our WL70+iKConnect to a Marina Hotspot

Our WL70 long range Wi-Fi Antenna and iKConnect mini wireless router are a great combination for cost effective long range Wi-Fi connection on a boat. We have tried to make the process of connecting to a marina hotspot as simple as possible but if you are not doing this every day, […]
September 1, 2015
AIS Transponder on a Jet Ski

AIS Transponder on a Jet Ski

Earlier this year we were approached by Al Charles who was attempting to combine two of his favourite past times; fishing and jet skiing. Al was passionate about making his Jet Ski suitable for offshore fishing around the UK coasts and proceeded to squeeze a complete suite of navigation equipment […]
February 2, 2015

Superyacht Applications from Digital Yacht – A Guide For Installers

Digital Yacht products integrate easily into superyacht systems.  This new guide for installers and dealers shows some typical systems ranging from AIS tender tracking thorough to iPad navigation, marine PCs and on board NMEA networking – all great, value adding solutions.  Come and see these latest systems at the Miami Boat […]
November 11, 2014

GPS150 DualNav Sensor – Six Great Applications Afloat

It’s been just over a year since the GPS150 Dualnav positioning sensor was launched and we’ve seen a multitude of different applications.  The GPS150 is a sophisticated combination GPS and GLONASS positioning sensor which is field programmable for a variety of different modes and data outputs.  You can get more […]