November 6, 2015

iKommunicate Kickstarter Campaign – A Dealer Update

Our iKommunicate Kickstarter campaign has been a phenomenal success and is now 463% subscribed with over 400 backers.  It has really validated consumer demand for a new level of on-board interfacing and represents a real opportunity for the whole marine industry. Industry leaders like Panbo and Active Captain are endorsing the campaign […]
October 26, 2015
The Internet of Things Afloat Presentation to the BMEEA

The Internet of Things Afloat Presentation to the BMEEA

Last week Paul Sumpner our CTO gave a presentation to the British Marine Electrical and Electronic Assoc (BMEEA) at their 2015 Conference in Southampton. Titled “The Internet of Things Afloat” it looked at how the internet was rapidly expanding with everyday appliances and devices becoming “connected” and using the Internet […]
October 26, 2015

Digital Yacht kicks off Kickstarter campaign with iKommunicate Gateway

At Digital Yacht we love to be on the leading edge of marine electronics technology and when we see an exciting development we want to be the first to let you know. Things are changing in the world of marine electronic interfacing to start enabling the internet of things afloat […]
September 1, 2015
AIS Transponder on a Jet Ski

AIS Transponder on a Jet Ski

Earlier this year we were approached by Al Charles who was attempting to combine two of his favourite past times; fishing and jet skiing. Al was passionate about making his Jet Ski suitable for offshore fishing around the UK coasts and proceeded to squeeze a complete suite of navigation equipment […]
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 […]
July 30, 2015

WL70 WiFi Antenna Brings Affordable Hi Power WiFi Aboard

The WL70 has just been released as a replacement for our popular WL60 wifi antenna solution.  It’s a hi power wifi antenna for a PC or MAC that will offer  up to 15x the range of a normal wifi solution built into a laptop. More and more boaters want access […]
July 21, 2015

AISNET Plus – A powerful new AIS Base Station Receiver

AISnet+ is a new enhanced version of our popular AISnet AIS base station receiver.  Both models will continue to be available but AISnet+ features some new, unique interfacing capabilities. Both devices are fitted with a network/RJ45 interface.  They are designed for installation on shore side facilities such as ports, marinas or platforms […]