September 28, 2016

Read anything good lately ?

Some books you just cannot put down and we are hoping that our new Signal K App for the Kindle will have the same effect. With their perfect sunlight readability, low price and extremely large user base, we thought an Amazon Kindle would make a great low power instrument display […]
September 20, 2016
SailRacer App

SailRacer App now with Charts on Android and iOS

When we updated our Android Apps listing last month, we were given some advanced information that SailRacer the popular tactical yacht racing app, was soon to be getting a major upgrade to support navigational charts. True to their word, this week new Android and iOS versions of SailRacer will be […]
September 20, 2016

Yacht Racing with Signal K

It was great to meet JC and Ric from RaceGeek yesterday at the Southampton Boat Show. Tucked away on stand J328, behind the Furuno Stand, this was their first time at Southampton and they were showing off their brand new D10 Mast display for racing yachts. What makes this new […]
September 1, 2016
NMEARemote

New Update to NMEARemote

Today Zapf Software, the developer of the very popular NMEA Remote App for Apple iOS devices, released an update that significantly improves support for our iKommunicate Signal K gateway. As well as natively supporting the Signal K delta messages over a wireless high speed websocket connection, NMEA Remote now lists […]
May 23, 2016

AISView Android App adds US Charting option

AISView  is an easy to use app designed for Android phones and tablets which displays real time AIS targets with a radar like presentation when interfaced with any of Digital Yacht’s AIS wireless servers or USB devices.  Targets are colour coded and scaled depending upon vessel type and there’s a target trail and […]
April 26, 2016

NavLink US Raster v Vector – Your Choice Now

NavLink is a brilliant, full function charting app for iOS.  Use it on iPhone or iPad and you’ll transform your device into a full function chart plotter with detailed NOAA charts and the ability to interface with Digital Yacht wireless products to overlay AIS data and take a GPS feed […]
August 27, 2015

Whoops! I Promise it wasn’t on the chart

Running aground is every sailors nightmare.  Did this poor skipper misread the chart or head over the rocky outcrop as it wasn’t shown on the chart?  Either way, with some charts using depth soundings from years ago, it’s time for better charts. How about improved bathymetry and crowd sourced depth data […]
August 8, 2015

Sonar Server Live Demo

There’s been massive interest in Sonar Server which takes NMEA depth data from your boat’s existing electronics (instruments, fish finders, multi function displays etc) and streams the data via its wifi server to mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and tablets that are on board.   It’s designed to work with the […]