Digital Yacht UK On The Move

Digital Yacht are on the move and our new UK address with effect from 21st March is:

Digital Yacht Ltd
6 Farleigh Court, Old Weston Rd,
Flax Bourton,
BS48 1UR

Our telephone and email addresses remain unchanged. Please update our address details with immediate effect.

The new facility allows us to incorporate sales, R&D, product management and finance in a new three storey building located just 10 minutes from Bristol airport and adjacent to the new A370 ring road for excellent communications.

Originally constructed in 1837, Farleigh Court has an amazing history and is now a beautifully renovated technology park for Bristol business with state of the art office space and surroundings despite its listed building status.

digital yacht were moving postcard

Over the next few months we will be opening a permanent demonstration area and hope to see you soon at our new home.

Best wishes from the Digital Yacht UK team

Bonjour France! Digital Yacht Open Facility

Digital Yacht have opened a new facility to support sales and marketing to dealers and boat builders in the important French market.

Nicolas Guerin will head up the new operation looking after marketing for the Digital Yacht range of AIS, wireless navigation and wireless internet products as well as their award winning range of GPS sensors.

nicolas guerin

“With the introduction of over 10 new innovative products in the past few months, it’s important we have great local language, marketing and technical support for France” commented Nick Heyes, CEO Digital Yacht.   “We see France as becoming one of our largest markets.”  Digital Yacht exported to over 100 countries last year.

You can download our latest € Product Guide from HERE

Reach Nicolas by email at or call + 33 1 70 70 92 50. Tweet @digitalfrance or @digitalyacht

A new website will be online soon


Digital Yacht, le fabricant de produits électroniques marins basé au Royaume-Uni et au Etats-Unis a maintenant ouvert un nouvel établissement à Paris afin de soutenir les ventes et le marketing pour les marchands et constructeurs de bateau dans l’important marché français.

Nicolas Guerin dirigera les nouvelles operations de marketing pour la gamme de Digital Yacht de l’AIS, de la navigation sans fil et des produits internet sans fil ainsi que la primé gamme de GPS capteur;

“Avec l’introduction de plus de 10 produits innovants au cours des derniers mois, il est important que nous avons des personnes locales s’occupant du marketing et du support technique pour la France” commenta Nick Heyes, PDG de Digital Yacht. “Nous voyons la France comme devenir l’un de nos plus gros marchés.”  Digital Yacht a exporté vers plus de 100 pays l’année dernière.

Contactez Nicolas par email : ou par téléphone + 33 1 70 70 92 50

Digital Dog in New Bedford, MA

The Digital Yacht team are spending some time in New England this week building a network of specialist resellers and have set up SK Marine Electronics as a partner and dealer.  SK, headed up by Scott Kreutzberg, offer specialist and professional marine electronics advice and installation and they will now be including Digital Yacht products in their innovative, custom install proposals.  They are already broadcasting AIS data thanks to AISNET and can now provide wireless internet and iPad navigation solutions too.

Whilst it was good to meet the whole two legged team, the award has to go to the most attentive four legged partner who has now been nominated “Digital Dog” status.  Digital bones enroute shortly as a reward!  This isn’t the first Digital Dog we found on our tour – more news and pics coming soon.

Bark to 508 965 4550 or visit SK Marine Electronics at



Digital Yacht adds team of 6 to US sales

Digital Yacht have appointed San Diego based West Coast Sales to represent their product line across the West Coast of America with effect from 1st February 2014.  Their team of 6 people will be actively involved in product marketing, support and training to an important group of specialist electronic dealers and distributors.  Last year, Digital Yacht opened their Boston office and appointed representatives for the East Coast so this new move will now give national US coverage.

West Coast Sales will also provide a new innovative sales management role for the existing East Coast representatives so that there is a coherent and structured team of 9 people across the US.

“Having a national and consistent approach to this very important market is essential for the fast growing Digital Yacht brand and West Coast Sales have clearly been very successful with their management of other symbiotic product lines such as Fusion.  We’ve a rapidly evolving range of OEM products coming on stream for 2014 and look forward to promoting these to US boat builders” commented Nick Heyes, CEO of Digital Yacht.

 West Coast Sales is headed up by Jay Sanders and Todd Crocker who have been instrumental in building up many US marine brands over their careers.  


Digital Yacht Exports to Over 100 Countries

We’re proud of our new achievement with exports to over 100 countries in the past year and to celebrate Fedex sent us a jet.   However, it wasn’t quite what we expected – here’s our MD, Nick Heyes with the award!

New countries we’ve shipped to in the last few months include Ecuador, Vietnam, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Oman, FiJi and a few others too…


Another Heavyweight Specialist joins the Digital Yacht team in America

Digital Yacht’s recruitment drive in the US is gathering more momentum, as they announce another sales representative for the North East States.

Chris Harley, founder of C Harley Marketing since 1984 and also secretary on the board of directors for NMEA will represent Digital Yacht in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachussetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York states.

Chris’s clients include Aqualuma Marine Lighting, Comrod antennas,  OceanView Technologies thermal cameras and many more.  His expertise includes recreational and commercial markets.

“Chris brings with him kudos, knowledge and trust. It made complete sense to have such a well respected and connected expert represent us in this area. I am very happy with the team I have established along the East Coast now,” said Nick Heyes, CEO of Digital Yacht.

“I’m very excited to be adding this award winning company to my product lines.  The dealers here in the North East will also be very pleased to offer Digital Yacht’s products to their customers.  Together we look forward to increasing Digital Yacht’s market share in the North East over the coming years,” added Chris Harley.

The American operation is headed up by CEO, Nick Heyes, and with very strong representation on the East Coast his attention is now focused on the West Coast and Great Lakes area.

Chris Harley


Digital Yacht America Appoints new Sales Representative

19 June 2012 – for immediate release

Digital Yacht America appoint new Sales Representative

Award-winning Digital Yacht is very pleased to announce Bruce Hackett as our new sales representative for the Mid Atlantic States.

Bruce is a boat-owner himself with first-hand experience and extensive knowledge of marine electronics and navigation spanning over 30 years. He is highly regarded and represents some of the largest and most innovative manufacturers and has now added Digital Yacht to his repertoire. He works specifically with marine retailers, distributors, commercial electronic dealers and the OEM market.

“It is with great pleasure that I can confirm Bruce will be joining the Digital Yacht team. I know he will be a real asset and play an integral part in expanding the growth of Digital Yacht in America,” commented CEO, Nick Heyes.

“This is a very exciting phase for Digital Yacht, and with a couple of prestigious awards to its name it’s the perfect time to represent them and help increase awareness and sales. The brand has huge potential, so I’m really thrilled to be involved,” added Bruce Hackett.

With Bruce on board Digital Yacht has already secured two new technical dealers, Marine Technical Services and Mid Shore Electronics in Maryland, which will help provide installation and service support across this territory. After winning the 2011 NMEA award for BOATraNET, Digital Yacht is keen to build on its reputation for pioneering products, and is in the process of assigning more distributors in key areas across America.

Bruce Hackett

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Digital Yacht
Established in 2006, Digital Yacht is a specialist manufacturer of marine navigation and communication equipment. In October 2011 our revolutionary BOATraNET scooped the prestigious NMEA Technology Award and the month after our iAIS won the highly regarded DAME Award (marine electronics category) at METS. We are experts at making existing systems better and adding functionality to our legacy products. Our areas of core expertise are centred on AIS technology, marine pcs, navigation software, high power WiFi antennas and chart plotters. Digital Yacht is a buoyant and forward thinking company in touch with modern boating trends as well as the latest technology and how this will impact and shape the future of both the leisure and commercial side of the industry. Many of our new products are Apple and Smartphone friendly and we have already developed a few of our own Apps too.  In the spring of 2010 Digital Yacht America opened its doors and all of our products are available across America and Canada. Our American sales office can be reached on 978 277 1234.