August 4, 2014

Interesting AIS Applications – Tender Tracking

Most yachts above 50ft are now equipped with either a Class A or Class B AIS transponder.  Any superyacht carrying more than 12 passengers or over 300GRT is mandated to carry a Class A transponder like our CLA1000 – details here But how about the yacht’s tenders or jetskis? Adding […]
July 30, 2014

WL510 wins Best on Test in this months PBO review

Leading UK magazine PBO carried out a test on wifi access systems in this months issue.  It’s a comprehensive test and our WL510 was awarded “Best on Test” as it outperformed all other systems. Our WL510 is a two part hi power wifi access system comprising high gain external antenna […]
July 24, 2014
Getting maximum Wi-Fi range

Getting maximum Wi-Fi range on our PilotLink

Our PilotLink wireless NMEA server for connecting a Class A transponder to an iPad or other wireless device is proving very popular with commercial pilots and ship owners. PilotLink is the only wireless product in our range to feature an internal Wi-Fi antenna but its small ceramic chip antenna is […]
July 17, 2014

Digital Yacht introduce NavLink US Navigation Package for MacBooks

A new, $29.95 MAC application called NavLink US from Digital Yacht will turn your MacBook into a full featured, electronic charting system with detailed US charting and real time GPS and AIS support for easy, yet advanced navigation. NavLink MAC is an Apple MAC based electronic charting and navigation package […]
July 16, 2014

GV30 Combo GPS-VHF Antenna – The Perfect Class B AIS Transponder Antenna Solution

Many users are put off installing a Class B AIS transponder because of the requirement for additional antennas on their space strapped pushpit rail or radar arch. A Class B AIS transponder must have its own internal (built in)  dedicated GPS receiver so this requires a dedicated antenna.  It also […]
July 7, 2014

Adding a waypoint list to NavLink iPad app

Most navigators use a plotter by visually touching the screen where they want to create a waypoint or mark but there may be times where a list of waypoints needs to be imported – for instance club racing marks or a list of fishing hotspots that’s been passed down through […]
July 2, 2014

PilotLINK with NavLink UK app – Nice Solution

PilotLINK is our portable wireless gateway for Class A AIS systems.  It connects direct to any Class A pilot plug connector and allows AIS and GPS data to be streamed over a wifi link to iPads, iPhones or other tablets.  Just find the PilotLINK hotspot and connect.  There’s an internal […]
June 25, 2014
GPS & GLONASS

GPS & GLONASS Positioning – A Digital Yacht White Paper

This new whitepaper looks at the development of satellite based positioning systems and discusses the capabilities of our new DualNav technology. The GPS150 sensor from Digital Yacht utilises DualNav GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning for sub 1m accuracy and super fast 10Hz updates.  The result is improved navigational accuracy and […]