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September 17, 2019

All set for the NMEA Conference 2019

It is going to be a busy week for Digital Yacht, with the Southampton Boat Show in the UK, La Rochelle Boat Show in France and the NMEA Conference in the US, all happening at the same time. Paul Sumpner our CTO has just sent in this photo of the […]
September 9, 2019

Digital Yacht unveils GPS160 TriNav Positioning Sensor with GPS, Glonass and Galileo compatibility and a unique MOB function

Digital Yacht have unveiled their TriNav GPS160, a new, high performance positioning sensor using GPS, Glonass and the new Galileo satellite system for exceptional positioning accuracies and redundancies. Typical accuracy is better than 1m and data can be set to output at up to 18Hz for smoother plotter track displays.  […]
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 […]
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iAISTX – Digital Yacht easy Class B AIS transponder solution for iPad and tablet navigation

4/13/2021

iAISTX is our great value Class B AIS transponder (send and receive AIS data) with a wireless interface for use with iPads, smart phones and tablets running the marine charting apps.   Providing a...

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PCs & Softwares, Product Information

PC Nav System with Furuno Radar and Timezero Software

4/07/2021

Digital Yacht Aqua PCs, AIS, sensors, NMEA interfaces and wireless gateways are the perfect hardware partner for TimeZero/MaxSea navigation software plus we now offer radar integration with the...

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Greener Horizons from Digital Yacht

3/22/2021

Greener Horizons is Digital Yacht’s upgraded sustainability initiative for 2021. Our aim is to absolutely minimise our carbon footprint in everything we do and each month we’ll share some of our...

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Share a Smile and Help Comic Relief

3/08/2021

Comic Relief and Red Nose Day is back on Friday 19th March and this year, it’s never felt more important to have some fun and raise money to support people living incredibly tough lives. As they...

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AIS, Digital Deep Sea, General News, Product Information

Changes to the Wireless Telegraphy Act to Comply with ICNIRP Guidelines on EMF Exposure

3/04/2021

If you have a Ship's Radio Licence then you may have received an email from Ofcom recently regarding new compliance rules on EMF (electromagnetic field) exposure.  The International Commission for...

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AIS, Applications, General News, Product Information, Software

Search & Rescue Helicopters With AIS Transponder

3/03/2021

Most of the latest search and rescue (SAR) helicopters are now equipped with an AIS transponder and our NavLINK iOS app presents them beautifully as a miniature helicopter icon, overlaid onto the...

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AIS, Applications, News

AIS Transponder on heavy lifting barge

2/25/2021

Another interesting application for Digital Yacht AIS systems is for tracking, identifying and locating heavy lifting barges.  These floating platforms are towed into place with tugs but then often...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Signal K + OpenCPN + Digital Yacht

2/23/2021

The following article explains how to use Signal K on a Windows PC to interface Digital Yacht's iKonvert (wired) or NavLink2 (wireless) NMEA 2000 gateways to the popular OpenCPN navigation...

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AIS, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Digital Yacht & TimeZero PC Navigation Solutions

3/10/2021

TimeZero (formally MaxSea) PC navigation software brings sophisticated navigation to reality with radar and AIS/MARPA integration, multiple chart formats and even cloud based syncing of user data to...

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

iKonvert AIS Converter

2/17/2021

iKonvert is our universal AIS converter.  It can take NMEA 2000 data and convert to NMEA 0183 and vica versa.  To make installation as flexible and easy as possible, it has a simple internal...

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