April 14, 2015
No GPS on Transponder due to loose FME connector

No GPS on Transponder due to loose FME connector

Our AIT2000 and AIT3000 Class B transponders are supplied with a GPS antenna that has a 10m cable terminated in an FME connector (right hand connector in the above image). These connectors are very slim, not much larger than the coax cable and are much easier to route through the […]
April 13, 2015

Display Solution For Digital Yacht PCs On Board

Here’s a great 3rd party accessory for Digital Yacht on board PCs – AG Neovo displays and monitors.  The X SERIES is available in 15-24″ and makes a perfect chart table or below deck monitor for a fraction of the cost of  a dedicated marine display.  Most importantly, these displays […]
March 31, 2015

Navigation with a PC for boats and yachts – an update

Back in July 2013, we published an update on using a PC for navigation and the do’s and don’ts.  You can read it HERE. But… Technology moves on and there’s now an even more compelling reason to add a PC to your boat’s navigation and communication system and that is […]
March 18, 2015

NavLink iOS App Gets Canada Charts

NavLink US is Digital Yacht’s popular and low cost charting app for iOS devices.  It utilises detailed NOAA Government charts for excellent detail and clarity of US waters.  Navigate in real time, create routes and waypoints and connect to your boat’s GPS and AIS system via any of Digital Yacht’s […]
March 5, 2015

AIS100 – Entry level AIS made easy…

At Digital Yacht, we’ve an AIS for just about every application but sometimes we forget to talk about our most simple AIS solution – the AIS100 receiver designed to interconnect with just about any AIS compatible plotter via a simple two wire NMEA 0183 interface.   Connect to a VHF […]
March 4, 2015
Testing NMEA0183

Testing NMEA0183

Back in the 1980s the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) defined an interfacing standard that would revolutionise the way marine electronics operated together. For the first time a common standard was defined that allowed equipment from different manufacturers to talk to each other and do things that had previously been […]
February 23, 2015
VHF Antenna Options for AIS

VHF Antenna Options for AIS

One of the most common questions we are asked by our AIS customers, is “what antenna should I use for my AIS ?”, so we thought we would post a short article to provide an answer. Basically there are two options; fit a second dedicated VHF antenna a suitable distance […]
February 18, 2015

Navionics App + Digital Yacht WLN10 = Amazing Sonar Charts Live

The Navionic’s iOS and Android app has proved incredibly popular with boaters throughout the world and it’s now just introduced some game changing features. The Miami Boatshow 2015 saw Navionics pick up the Innovation Award for their new Sonar Chart Live platform and the best news is that it’s designed […]