October 28, 2013

SmarterTrack 2014 Shipping Now

Every year we overhaul our popular SmarterTrack PC Navigation product.  Upgrades for existing users are just £29.95.  New copies are £259.95 It is of course now compatible with Windows 8 and it works well on touch screen displays.  It also supports Splashtop remote monitoring so a tablet can link to […]
October 7, 2013

PANEL MOUNT RJ45 CONNECTOR FROM DIGITAL YACHT

With increasing connectivity for ethernet at the chart table, Digital Yacht have introduced a neat, panel mounted LAN connector which can be easily flush fitted into a switch panel or chart table area.  Using the standard RJ45 format, it allows a laptop or other device requiring a network connection to […]
July 16, 2013

Integrating a PC into your boat’s navigation system

Utilising a PC on board brings important benefits not just for regular PC tasks such as email and web access but also for entertainment and navigation.  This document explains how to integrate a PC into a boat’s navigation system and this approach offers substantial cost savings over buying a multi […]
February 27, 2013

Aqua PCs now shipping with Windows 8

  With a smart new user interface, faster performance and all of the latest features of a modern operating system, we have made Windows 8 (64bit Home Premium) the standard installation on all of our Aqua 200 range of marine PCs. We were a little skeptical at first of whether Windows 8 was worth […]
February 12, 2013

Sorting out a Raytech Networking problem on our Aqua PC

  Yesterday we braved the elements to help Dave from Aztec Marine with a networking problem on one of our latest Aqua Pro PCs that Aztec had installed on a yacht on the Hamble. The yacht was fitted with a complete set of Raymarine E series (Classic) and had been […]
January 30, 2013

Wireless OpenCPN

  We were recently contacted by a Korean Sea Captain who wanted to know why he could not get his iAIS to work with OpenCPN on his laptop. At first we assumed he was connecting through USB but then we found out that OpenCPN has recently introduced a completely new […]
December 4, 2012

More information on using our AIT2000 transponder with OpenCPN on Mac and LINUX PCs

Following on from our previous post on using our AIS products with the popular open source navigation software OpenCPN,  Digital Yacht have released a new Tech Note that explains how to get our latest AIT2000 Class B Transponder working with OpenCPN on a Mac or LINUX PC. Under Windows, there […]
November 7, 2012

Aqua 50 – Introduces Linux To marine PCs

We’re getting ready for some new product introductions at METS next week and here’s a new idea… Digital Yacht have introduced a new, ultra compact, marine PC which uses Linux as an operating system and comes preinstalled with some interesting software applications including Open CPN, a full function electronic chart […]