October 23, 2018

Digital Yacht nominated for two DAME awards at METS 2018

Digital Yacht have been nominated for two DAME Awards at this years 2018 METS marine equipment show. 4G Connect with its Amazon Alexa integration appealed to the judges.  It’s a 4G web/internet access solution for boats offering ranges up to 20NM offshore.  Insert you choice of SIM card and it […]
September 30, 2018

Digital Yacht at Annapolis Sail Show – Booth A8

Digital Yacht will be exhibiting at the Annapolis SailBoat Show, October 4-8. Come by and find us on booth A8.  We’ll have new products on display including Nomad, our portable Class B AIS system with wireless and USB interfaces, USB portable power and a portable AIS antenna for a truly […]
September 4, 2018
Weather 4D with Digital Yacht products

Weather 4D App with Digital Yacht AIS & WiFi Products

Weather 4D is an iOS iPad & Android app best known for its fantastic animated weather displays with the ability to download global weather and present animated, multi day forecasts of pressure, wind, temperature, precipitation, cloud cover etc. The full package costs just under £50 but this app is mightly impressive […]
August 23, 2018

VSWR Explained

AIS Transponders are generally very reliable pieces of kit that can work for many years, transmitting your position and receiving the positions of AIS equipped vessels within VHF range of your boat. There are basically three things that an AIS Transponder needs in order to work correctly and an easy […]
August 6, 2018

Boost Weak GPS Signals Below Deck

We do like our offices in Farleigh Court, near Bristol, but with thick walls dating back to 1837, getting a phone signal let alone a GPS signal is problematic. So we were very pleased to find a GPS Signal Repeater that allowed us to get accurate position fixes in our […]
June 11, 2018
AIS action on Maxsea

AIS In Action On MaxSea iPad App

It’s always useful to see AIS in action but also to visualise just how easy it makes for collision avoidance and vessel identity.  The picture below shows a small RNLI RIB passing from port to starboard, dead ahead Here’s how its displayed on the nice MaxSea iPad charting app together […]
April 27, 2018

Digital Update May 2018 Now Available

Our new edition of Digital Update, keeping you abreat of the latest developments in boating electronics, is available to download by clicking on the image below In this edition we look a some of our new product introductions including: Engine monitoring for older engines using iKommunicate and the Actisense EMU1 […]
March 22, 2018

AIS SARTS – A Quick Refresh

An AIS SART (Search And Rescue Transmitter) is a homing beacon designed for use in an emergency. When activated an AIS SART transmits its GPS position using AIS in a special SART message. This message is recognised by the AIS display systems on other vessels (and potentially on shore) as […]