September 3, 2019

Building a Bridge Between Old and New

With the Southampton Boat Show coming up, thoughts turn to the latest kit and perhaps that new Multi-Function Display that you have been promising yourself. However, “buyer beware” as some of the latest new systems only have NMEA2000 interfaces and connecting your shiney new plotter to your existing GPS, Instruments, […]
July 31, 2019

Cutting Edge Technology on a Classic Motor Yacht

It is always good to hear where Digital Yacht products end up being installed, so we were extremely pleased when Matthew Riches, a marine and industrial electrician, who works out of Harbour Marine Services at Southwold and Ipswich Boatyards told us all about his latest installation aboard a classic motor […]
July 12, 2019

Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

AIS Targets on Navionics By far the biggest news this month, is that the hugely popular Navionics Boating App now supports live AIS data over Wi-Fi. This means, that any of Digital Yacht’s wireless AIS units will now provide live AIS data for the app to overlay on the Navionics […]
June 24, 2019
SailGrib app and Digital Yacht products

SailGrib WR app with Digital Yacht products

SailGrib WR is a complete navigation, routing and weather app for Android devices. Designed by a sailor, it is used by boaters, cruisers and offshore racers worldwide. The full app only costs  24€ / £26 / $US 28 for a 1 Year subscription that includes a 7 day free trial period […]
June 12, 2019

4GConnect AT&T APN Settings

Our 4GConnect mobile internet system for boats, can be used on any mobile phone network and in most cases, you insert a registered Data SIM in to the unit and it works with the default settings. However, on some networks it is necessary to enter that mobile network’s “Access Point […]
June 12, 2019
Software & app to configure an AIS transponder

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

  This article explains how to configure an AIS transponder, either using our proAIS2 software for PC/MAC or with a free Android app called AISConfig. 1- proAIS2 (available on PC & Mac) The proAIS2 software is included on the CD-ROM-rom supplied with all of our AIS transponders. If you do not […]
May 21, 2019

New “How To” Video on AISConfig App

Today we created a new “How to” video on using our free AISConfig Android App to setup and monitor our wireless AIS Transponders (AIT3000, AIT5000 and Nomad). Initial programming of the unit with your boat’s MMSI, vessel details, etc. plus monitoring of the LEDs, key performance criteria and switching Silent […]
May 15, 2019

iKonvert NMEA 2000-0183 Gateway Sorts On-Board Interfacing

Digital Yacht have just launched iKonvert, a new NMEA 2000/0183 bi-directional interface designed to make interfacing new and old devices in your boat’s electronic system possible.  It allows older, legacy NMEA 0183 instruments to work with modern multi function displays which now almost exclusively utilise NMEA 2000.  It can also allow […]