January 22, 2015

SmarterTrack 2015 Now Shipping

A new version of our popular Windows Navigation Software SmarterTrack 2015 has now been released. With added support for the powerful TheyR weather service, full compatibility with the latest Windows 8 Tablets (using the tablets internal GPS) and other smaller updates and improvements, SmarterTrack 2015 is the perfect navigation software […]
January 21, 2015
Testing Wireless NMEA Data

Testing Wireless NMEA Data

  With more and more wireless NMEA systems being installed on-board boats, it is very useful for dealers, installers and enthusiastic end users to have simple tools to “view” this wireless NMEA data. Traditionally, wired NMEA0183 data was viewed using an NMEA to USB cable connected to a PC and […]
January 18, 2015

Surface Pro 3 Navigation & Charting

While Microsoft have had a hard time with their Surface tablet product, the latest generation really is a great product and may make a brilliant solution for on board navigation.  With an amazing 2160 x 1440 pixel 12″ screen it’s hands down better than pretty much any chart plotter and […]
January 8, 2015

New AIT1500 Class B AIS Transponder makes a splash at the London Boat Show

Digital Yacht complete their family of Class B AIS transponders with the introduction of the very affordable AIT1500.  Designed specifically to bring the benefits of Class B AIS to smaller vessels, it uses a high sensitivity internal GPS antenna to save on space and cut down on installation time. Simply connect to […]
January 7, 2015
Using Digital Yacht Wi-Fi products with OpenCPN V3.2 or higher

Using Digital Yacht Wi-Fi products with OpenCPN V3.2 or higher

In this second post about using our products with OpenCPN, we are pleased to announce the release of a new Tech Note that provides OpenCPN (Windows/Mac/LINUX) users with a clear guide on how to configure the latest Connection Manager (in OpenCPN since V3.2) to work with our Wi-Fi products. OpenCPN […]
December 22, 2014

Classic Yacht – Next Generation Nav!

Classic Yacht “Misty” has undergone a $0.5m transformation by A&R Way Boat Builders and the results are stunning.  Classic Boat magazine have a fantastic feature on the restoration in this month’s issue.  She was originally constructed back in 1964 by Lallows.  She’s 37ft 6in (11.5m) LOA – a couple of feet […]
December 19, 2014
Using Digital Yacht USB products with OpenCPN V3.2 or higher

Using Digital Yacht USB products with OpenCPN V3.2 or higher

In the first of two posts about using our products with OpenCPN, we are pleased to announce the release of a new Tech Note that provides OpenCPN (Windows/Mac/LINUX) users with a clear guide on how to configure the latest Connection Manager (in OpenCPN since V3.2) to work with our USB […]
December 17, 2014

Best Marine Apps for iOS (V1.05)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Apple iOS” list to include the important news that the hugely popular Navionics App now supports external wireless NMEA data. Previously the Navionics App needed to be run on a 3G iPad or iPhone that had an internal GPS in order […]