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November 26, 2018
Explanation of the new AIS Class B SOTDMA

White Paper on New Class B “SOTDMA” technology

Many people are unaware of the recent approval of a new AIS Class B “SOTDMA” technology that sits nicely between the two existing Class A and Class B technologies. Clear online information about Class B “SOTDMA” still seems to be in short supply, so we have produced a White Paper […]
November 15, 2018
Weather and SailGrib at Paris Boat Show

Next generation navigation app presentations at Paris Boat Show 2018

The Paris Boat Show will see Digital Yacht spotlight navigation apps. With literally hundreds of apps now available, how do you choose what’s best for your application?  And more importantly, what are the unique features and functions of individual apps. We’re teaming up with leading app providers Weather 4D and […]
November 7, 2018

Digital Yacht at METS 2018 with new products and a double DAME Award Nomination

Digital Yacht will introduce exciting new products at this years METS Trade Exhibition (13-15  November). You can find us in Hall 1:434.  New products include: AIT2500/5000 Class B+ SOTDMA AIS transponders WLN10/30 Smart NMEA to WiFi gateways for easy on board NMEA 0183 networking to iPads and tablets iKonvert flexible NMEA […]
November 1, 2018

New NMEA2000 Gateway with Developers Guide released

Here is a sneak preview of our latest iKonvert NMEA2000 Gateway which we will be officially launching at METs 2018. Designed to make it easier to interface computers and embedded systems to NMEA2000 networks, iKonvert will compliment and expand our existing range of gateways and converters. Aimed at navigation software […]
October 23, 2018

Digital Yacht nominated for two DAME awards at METS 2018

Digital Yacht have been nominated for two DAME Awards at this years 2018 METS marine equipment show. 4G Connect with its Amazon Alexa integration appealed to the judges.  It’s a 4G web/internet access solution for boats offering ranges up to 20NM offshore.  Insert you choice of SIM card and it […]
October 16, 2018

Reports of Interference from LED Lighting reducing AIS Reception

With more and more vessels fitting low power LED bulbs for both external/navigation and internal lighting these days, the number of reports of interference to other electronic equipment, in particular AIS, is definitely on the increase. In fact the US Coastguard recently posted an Alert on their website about this […]
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Interfacing & Portable Navigations

New Privacy setting on iOS 14 stops UDP and TCP data

10/14/2020

iOS 14, the most recent update from Apple for iPhones and iPads, adds some nice new features, but also includes a new Privacy feature called "Local Network". Basically, any app on the iOS device...

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AIS, General News, Product Information, Sensors & Instruments

Digital Yacht Update August 2020 – Sneak Peek on NAVDoctor…

8/26/2020

The latest edition of Digital Update (August 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the cover below.   There's a sneak peek on our new NAVDoctor product - a NMEA 2000...

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AIS, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Integration of the AIT5000 with NKE autopilot & instruments and Weather4D

8/10/2020

  Here are some ideas from a real life Digital Yacht AIT5000 installation with iPad connectivity and integration with world beating NKE sailboat instrumentation and autopilot...

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AIS, General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, Product Information, Sensors & Instruments, Wireless Internet

Digital Yacht Solutions Guide 2020

7/15/2020

Our growing product line now allows us to create “bundle” solutions for the latest in electronic navigation. We call this Digital Yacht Solutions which allow easy 3rd party integration too.  In...

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AIS, PCs & Softwares, Product Information, Software

Aqua Map & Digital Yacht AIS

7/13/2020

Aqua Map is a sophisticated charting and AIS app for iOS and Android.  The charts are digitised from official hydrographic office sources and have a unique colour scheme which is very attractive in...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information

Using NavLink2 with Navionics Boating App

7/08/2020

This video shows you how to setup our Navlink2 and the popular Navionics Boating App, so that you can wirelessly receive AIS+GPS+Depth data, from your NMEA 2000 network, on to your iPhone or...

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General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Digital Update July 2020 Now Available To Download

7/08/2020

The latest edition of Digital Update (July 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the picture below. This month we feature: New! Aqua Compact Pro PC navigation...

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General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information

Upgrade to next generation navigation…

6/26/2020

Next generation navigation is all about integrating iPads and tablets into your boat’s system. Break away from proprietary systems and take advantage of the easy touch screen interfaces these...

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NV Charts & Digital Yacht AIS

6/02/2020

For decades, NV Charts have been creating nautical charts for the Baltic Sea, North Sea, Kattegat, Skagerak and the Norwegian south coast.  Chart coverage now extends to the UK, European Atlantic...

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AIS, General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information, Software

Weather4D adds Imray Compatability

5/27/2020

Weather4D is a sophisticated navigation, charting and weather app for iOS.  Global charts are available for download and most are based on official Government agency formats such as UKHO, NOAA or...

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