February 10, 2015

Connecting our new AISnode receiver to a Garmin Network

Our new AISnode receiver for NMEA2000 networks will work with any AIS compatible chart plotter connected to an NMEA2000 network. In a previous post we showed how the AISnode could connect to a Raymarine network and in this post we are focusing on Garmin NMEA2000 networks. Garmin adopted the standard […]
February 9, 2015

Full User Manual now available for new transponders

With the recent release of our new AIT1500 and AIT3000 Class B Transponders, we now have three Class B Transponder models in our 2015 product range. Traditionally, we supply our Class B transponders with a printed Quick Start Guide that provides basic information on installation and operation and for many […]
February 8, 2015

Digital Update Feb 2015 Now Available

Digital Update is Digital Yacht’s monthly newsletter keeping you abreast of the latest marine electronic developments.  You can download this month’s edition from HERE In this month’s edition we look at our new AISnode NMEA 2000 AIS receiver as well as upgrades to our NavLink iOS and MAC apps for […]
February 4, 2015

New AISnode is the perfect NMEA2000 AIS Receiver

Digital Yacht’s new AISnode is the perfect low cost AIS Receiver for the latest generation of small chart plotters that just have an NMEA2000 interface. The diagram above shows how our AISnode would connect to Raymarine’s popular entry level A65 Multi-Function Display (MFD), the first of this new breed of […]
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 […]
January 31, 2015

Next steps to a truly connected boat

Here’s a bit of weekend thinking for you… Reliable high speed and low cost internet access will transform maritime navigation with the ability to download charts and updates, share data with other users and supplement charting information with weather overlays.  However, internet access from the high seas or even just […]
January 27, 2015

USCG Class A AIS Mandate Now Approved

If you own or operate a commercial vessel in US waters (ports, rivers, lakes, and seas) you are likely to be affected by this new rule. The United States Coast Guard is publishing a new rule which will require most commercial vessels operating in US waters to fit and operate a […]
January 26, 2015

New AIS Man Over Board Device from Ocean Signal

At this year’s London Boat Show we were interested to see a brand new AIS Man Over board device from UK manufacturer Ocean Signal. The MOB1 is Ocean Signal’s first AIS MOB device, but its specifications, small size and unique integrated DSC function (triggers a DSC Alarm on the boat’s […]