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May 13, 2020

New Updated “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”

With so many new innovations in the world of AIS, we felt is was about time that we updated our popular “Non-Idiot’s Guide to AIS”. First created and presented to the British Marine Electronics Association (BMEA) back in 2012, this guide is our most viewed and downloaded online article. With […]
May 4, 2020

Digital Update May 2020 Now Available For Download

The latest edition of Digital Update (May 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the image below In this issue, we look at solutions – combining our equipment with 3rd party products to create great value, practical and powerful systems for your boat.  This month, we focus on boat […]
May 1, 2020

Integrating an AIT2500 transponder with an Icom M506 VHF Radio

Digital Yacht Solutions – Overview The AIT2500 is Digital Yacht’s latest SOTDMA 5W Class B+ AIS transponder. It can integrate with NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 systems. The Icom M506 is an AIS ready VHF which is normally supplied with an internal AIS receiver. Many boaters want AIS transmission capability […]
April 23, 2020

4G Connect & Boat Monitoring With An Arlo Security Camera

Our 4G Connect Pro has been one of the hottest products this year – providing fast, 4G internet connectivity on board for browsing, weather, email, movies, entertainment etc.  We’ve seen users with up to 20NM offshore connectivity.  Once you have internet on board, your boat opens up to a realm […]
April 9, 2020

Digital Update April 2020 Now Available To Download

The latest edition of Digital Update (April 2020) is now available to download from HERE or click on the image below.  In this edition we take a look at new wireless interface capabilities of our flagship AIT5000, NavLink HD iPhone & iPad app upgrade with more charts, CPA and TCPA […]
March 31, 2020
receive NMEA & AIS data on navigation apps & software

FAQs about how to configure apps & software

With an increasing number of boaters using a tablet or PC for navigation, our NMEA to WiFi gateways (WLN10, WLN30, NavLINK2), NMEA-USB converter, iKommunicate bundle or an AIS receiver/transponder with built-in WiFi can be used to connect the boat’s nav system to the latest compatible apps. We’ve created this helpful FAQ listing […]
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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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