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January 18, 2019

Digital Yacht at Boot 2019

Digital Yacht will be exhibiting at Boot 2019 in Dusseldorf, 19th-27th January.  You can find us in Hall 11, Stand C01.  We’ll have our complete line up of new AIS products on display including the award winning Nomad portable Class B and new AIT2500/5000 SOTDMA based transponders. For the latest […]
January 3, 2019

Digital Yacht introduce MOB100 AIS man-overboard beacon

Digital Yacht have teamed up with SIMY to create the World’s smallest AIS MOB Beacon (personal SART). SIMY is a division of leading space company Syrlinks (designers of the Rosetta probe) who specialise in miniaturising and low power electronics. The AIS MOB100 Beacon incorporates a super sensitive 72 channel GPS and […]
December 17, 2018

Signal K Node Server V1.10.0 Now Supports iKonvert Gateway

Digital Yacht’s new iKonvert gateway, which was only announced last month at the METS trade show in Amsterdam, has already been implemented/supported by the “cutting edge” Signal K Node Server open source project. Signal K is the open marine data standard, that aims to make all marine data formats, including NMEA0183 […]
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 […]
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Digital Yacht unveils GPS160 TriNav Positioning Sensor with GPS, Glonass and Galileo compatibility and a unique MOB function

9/09/2019

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...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News

Building a Bridge Between Old and New

9/03/2019

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...

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Entertainment

Cutting Edge Technology on a Classic Motor Yacht

7/31/2019

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...

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AIS, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, Product Information

Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

7/12/2019

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...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, Product Information

SailGrib WR app with Digital Yacht products

6/24/2019

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...

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Product Information, Uncategorized, Wireless Internet

4GConnect AT&T APN Settings

6/12/2019

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....

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AIS, Product Information, Technical Updates

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

6/12/2019

  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 &...

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General News

Two Interesting 4GConnect Installations

6/11/2019

Our popular 4GConnect Pro mobile internet system for boats, is finding its way on to more and more vessels wanting easy internet connectivity onboard. This week we received positive feedback from...

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Product Information

New “How To” Video on AISConfig App

5/21/2019

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...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information, Uncategorized

iKonvert NMEA 2000-0183 Gateway Sorts On-Board Interfacing

5/15/2019

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...

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