August 4, 2014

New SmarterTrack Lite V1.04

Today we have released an update to our popular, free SmarterTrack LITE software. Version 1.04 has improved cursor Lat/Lon display in the Status Bar at the bottom of the screen and support for the AIS transponder VDO message which allows SmarterTrack LITE to take the boat’s position from the AIS […]
August 4, 2014

Interesting AIS Applications – Tender Tracking

Most yachts above 50ft are now equipped with either a Class A or Class B AIS transponder.  Any superyacht carrying more than 12 passengers or over 300GRT is mandated to carry a Class A transponder like our CLA1000 – details here But how about the yacht’s tenders or jetskis? Adding […]
July 30, 2014

WL510 wins Best on Test in this months PBO review

Leading UK magazine PBO carried out a test on wifi access systems in this months issue.  It’s a comprehensive test and our WL510 was awarded “Best on Test” as it outperformed all other systems. Our WL510 is a two part hi power wifi access system comprising high gain external antenna […]
July 24, 2014
Getting maximum Wi-Fi range

Getting maximum Wi-Fi range on our PilotLink

Our PilotLink wireless NMEA server for connecting a Class A transponder to an iPad or other wireless device is proving very popular with commercial pilots and ship owners. PilotLink is the only wireless product in our range to feature an internal Wi-Fi antenna but its small ceramic chip antenna is […]
July 17, 2014

Digital Yacht introduce NavLink US Navigation Package for MacBooks

A new, $29.95 MAC application called NavLink US from Digital Yacht will turn your MacBook into a full featured, electronic charting system with detailed US charting and real time GPS and AIS support for easy, yet advanced navigation. NavLink MAC is an Apple MAC based electronic charting and navigation package […]
July 16, 2014

GV30 Combo GPS-VHF Antenna – The Perfect Class B AIS Transponder Antenna Solution

Many users are put off installing a Class B AIS transponder because of the requirement for additional antennas on their space strapped pushpit rail or radar arch. A Class B AIS transponder must have its own internal (built in)  dedicated GPS receiver so this requires a dedicated antenna.  It also […]
July 8, 2014

Digital Update July 2014 Now Out

Welcome to Digital Update 2014.  Our latest monthly newsletter is now out and you can download from here Digital Update July 2014.  In this edition we take a look at our latest Android app – AISView which offers real time AIS target viewing and tracking via a wifi or USB interface […]