February 3, 2014

Best Marine Navigation Apps for Apple iOS Devices

WE HAVE UPDATED THIS LIST. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LATEST LIST OF THE BEST APPS FOR IOS. It is just over 6 years since the first App was sold on the Apple App Store and now with over 60 Billion apps downloaded, apps have become part of normal […]
December 20, 2013

How to configure our Wireless NMEA Products for Wi-Fi and 4G connections

  Recently we have received a couple of reports that when customers are connected to one of our wireless NMEA products, that they can no longer access the internet via 3G on their iPhone/iPad. This is due to the device thinking that it has a good wireless internet connection and so […]
July 4, 2013

PilotLink and SEAiq Pilot App

With Production of our PilotLink, wireless NMEA server for Class A Transponders, now under way, we were very interested to hear about the latest iPad/iPhone Apps from SEAiq. With support for S-57/S-63 charts and specific docking and pilotage functions, the new SEAiq Pilot App looks to be a natural fit […]
March 18, 2013

SailTimer App now supports Digital Yacht WLN10

The problem with chart plotters on yachts, is that they tell you where the next waypoint is but unless the wind is in your favour, you may not be able to sail directly to it. This is where the SailTimer app comes in to its own. Using a series of […]
March 5, 2013

Transas iSailor App for iPads/iPhones now Digital Yacht compatible

Until now, customers wanting to use their iPads/iPhones as a chart plotter with wireless AIS data reception, were pretty much limited to the popular iNavX app. Now Transas the leading supplier of electronic charts and ECDIS software to the commercial market, have updated their iSailor app to support the display […]
January 30, 2013

Wireless OpenCPN

  We were recently contacted by a Korean Sea Captain who wanted to know why he could not get his iAIS to work with OpenCPN on his laptop. At first we assumed he was connecting through USB but then we found out that OpenCPN has recently introduced a completely new […]
January 23, 2013

WLN10 and iRegatta Performance Sailing package for iPad

A customer contacted me today who was having problems getting his B&G Instrument data in to the iRegatta app on his iPad, via one of our WLN10 wireless to NMEA servers. After a bit of discussion it was clear that the B&G and WLN10 were wired together correctly (Yellow DATA […]
January 22, 2013

Getting NMEA data to an iPad or iPhone

Digital Yacht have had wireless products for getting data to iPads and iPhones for a while now. However, it is clear (from the many questions at recent boat shows), that customers are still not sure of exactly what is possible. As well as what they need, to turn their iPad/iPhone […]