March 8, 2019

iKommunicate and Coastal Explorer just “Plug and Play”

Many of our US customers that purchased an iKommunicate gateway, have used it with Rosepoint’s Coastal Explorer navigation software and the feedback we are getting is extremely positive, confirming that installation is truly “plug and play” and the resulting data displays and functionality are really good. With iKommunicate’s NMEA2000 interface […]
November 15, 2018
Weather and SailGrib at Paris Boat Show

Next generation navigation app presentations at Paris Boat Show 2018

The Paris Boat Show will see Digital Yacht spotlight navigation apps. With literally hundreds of apps now available, how do you choose what’s best for your application?  And more importantly, what are the unique features and functions of individual apps. We’re teaming up with leading app providers Weather 4D and […]
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 10, 2018

Getting SeaTalk data in to a Racegeek d10

The Racgeek d10 is one of the hottest new products to appear on the yacht racing market for quite some time and we have been following its development with interest. A number of early adopters have wanted to get data from legacy Raymarine ST60+ and even older Autohelm ST50/ST60 instruments […]
July 27, 2018

Background Apps Stopping Wireless NMEA Transmission

When Digital Yacht released their first wireless NMEA product, the award winning iAIS back in 2011, there were very few marine apps and most customers used either our free iAIS app or the more powerful iNavX paid app. Now there are far more marine apps in the Apple Store and […]
March 14, 2018

Tablet Navigation now more affordable with price reductions on Digital Yacht NMEA to WiFi servers

  Following the introduction of our new iAIS app with popular Navionics charting available as an option,  we’re pleased to announce two special offers on our NMEA to WiFi servers effective until 31st May 2018.  These devices connect to a boat’s NMEA network and send data wirelessly to smart phones, iPads […]
March 13, 2018

iKommunicate + EMU-1 the Perfect Combination

With many new marine engines now having integrated Engine Management Units outputting NMEA2000 or J1939 data, it is easy to forget that the vast majority of inboard marine engines have no digital engine monitoring, just the traditional analogue engine gauges. With your boat’s engine probably being the most expensive and […]
March 10, 2018
OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

Yesterday we were trying to help Matt at Harbour Marine Services get his customer’s new iKommunicate installation to drive a Furuno autopilot from OpenCPN running on a PC. Matt had the hardware all installed perfectly, but there appeared to be no data coming out of OpenCPN on their NMEA Debug […]