May 28, 2015

Portable Navigation Solutions from Digital Yacht

Digital Yacht have some great solutions for boat captains and skippers wanting a portable solution for their on board navigation.  This doesn’t just appeal to charter users but also to commercial and superyacht captains, delivery skippers and pilots who may find themselves on a vessel with an unfamiliar or inadequate […]
May 20, 2015

Superyacht Sonar Server – Build Your Own Bathy Charting

Running aground while trying to edge into a shallow water anchorage must be high up the list of “DON’T DOs” for any Superyacht Captain.  With owners and guests increasingly wanting that really special anchorage or close to beach location, relying on traditional (and maybe out of date) chart depth data and […]
May 15, 2015

Summer’s Here and the AquaWear WLN20 Gateway Gets Your Navigation On Deck

Summer is arriving and the last place you want to be stuck, figuring out your charts and navigation, is down below at the chart table or lower helm.  Here’s how the WLN20 NMEA-WiFi navigation server can enable next generation navigation and start to integrate your smart phone, tablet, PC or MAC into […]
May 13, 2015

New Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) drivers now available for WL60

We are pleased to confirm that we have now released a new set of drivers for our popular WL60 long range Wi-Fi adaptor. With the release of Mac OSX 10.10, Apple made a few small changes to the way drivers are installed and registered and it was necessary to create […]
May 7, 2015
Illuminated Silent Switch for AIS Transponder

Illuminated Silent Switch for AIS Transponder

With more and more AIS Transponders being installed on pleasure boats, fitting and using a “Silent Switch” is definitely recommended and we should all do our bit to reduce chart plotter clutter by following the etiquette of only transmitting your position when crossing shipping lanes or in bad weather. When […]
May 5, 2015

Free Webinar on Navionics Sonar Charts™

Digital Yacht’s CEO Nicholas Heyes will be one of the speakers at a free Webinar that Navionics are organising on their latest Sonar Charts™ Technology. The live Webinar will take place on Tuesday 12th May at 19.00 hours Central Europe Time (13.00 EST and 10.00 PST) and registration is free for […]
May 1, 2015

Digital Yacht’s SmarterTrack Express offers laptop navigation with Navionic’s charting and DualNav positioning

SmarterTrack Express is a new navigation package designed to turn a Windows notebook into a full function electronic charting system for marine navigation.  It ships with a high performance DualNav (GPS & GLONASS) positioning sensor which is self powered from the PC’s USB port.  Install the software and the notebook […]
April 29, 2015
Wi-Fi Congestion

Wi-Fi Congestion

The range of 2.4GHz frequencies reserved for Wi-Fi is fairly limited and with so many Wi-Fi devices and networks these days, it is not unusual for wireless networks in the same location to share the same frequencies and this results in lower connection speeds and even connection drop outs in […]