January 6, 2016

NEW! Digital Yacht AIT1500N2K Class B AIS offers an easy installation for NMEA2000 systems

Digital Yacht have just released a new AIS Class B transponder intended specifically for easy installation on small yachts, motor boats and RIBs.  It’s designed to simply plug into an existing NMEA 2000 network to provide compatible plotters and instruments with AIS data.  As a transponder, it also sends vessel […]
December 28, 2015

Aqua Compact Pro Marine PC – Handy Size!

Thinking about adding a PC to your boat? Digital Yacht’s new Aqua Compact Pro PC really does fit in the palm of your hand! Space is always at a premium on board and despite its slimline 11.5 x 11 x 5 cm dimensions, the Aqua PC packs in a powerful […]
December 12, 2015

iKommunicate Kickstarter Campaign Ends 15th Dec

Next generation marine interfacing is now a reality thanks to the iKommunicate Kickstarter campaign which has validated the desire for more advanced interfacing on board.  iKommunicate is a gateway allowing NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 systems to interface with the emerging Signal K format.  It will allow existing boat systems […]
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 […]