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March 3, 2021

Search & Rescue Helicopters With AIS Transponder

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 detailed UKHO charting The screen shot below shows a live image from the solent in February 2021.  At […]
February 25, 2021
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AIS Transponder on heavy lifting barge

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 stay at anchor as an independent platform. There’s no requirement for them to be equipped with a Class A AIS like […]
February 23, 2021

Signal K + OpenCPN + Digital Yacht

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 software. Both gateways are NMEA 2000 certified, galvanically isolated and support full Signal K functionality. Until recently, Signal K had […]
March 10, 2021

Digital Yacht & TimeZero PC Navigation Solutions

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 the TZ iBoat iPad app for the ultimate integrated system. Digital Yacht Aqua PCs, AIS, sensors, NMEA interfaces and wireless gateways are […]
February 17, 2021

iKonvert AIS Converter

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 DIP switch array which can “program” the device for a variety of different conversion scenarios. Even […]
February 9, 2021

Digital Update February 2021 Now Available for Download

The latest edition of Digital Yacht newsletter is now available for download from HERE or click on the image below. In this month’s edition we take a look at new firmware now available for our NavLink NMEA 2000 to wifi gateway. We also create a powerful new charting and radar […]
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Digital Yacht Update – June 2022 – Now Available

6/01/2022

The latest edition of Digital Update, our regular newsletter is now available to download from HERE or click on the image below In this edition: Top Achievement - Queen’s Award for...

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AIS, Digital Deep Sea, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Furuno GP1871 Solution with Digital Yacht Products

5/30/2022

"I've a 40ft sail boat and want a waterproof MFD display at the helm and a PC based navigation solution at the chart table so I can use this for weather, internet and navigation.  Plus I want NMEA...

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How to, Mobile 4G Internet, Technical

Configuring our 4G Products

5/16/2022

Since COVID forced many of us to start working remotely, we are seeing an ever increasing demand for our 4G Products. Once installed and working, these products are extremely reliable, but with...

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General News & Events

Digital Yacht win prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

4/26/2022

  Dear Partner, We are delighted to share some news with you today - Digital Yacht have been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise.  The award is for international...

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General News & Events, News

Digital Yacht wishes you a happy Easter

4/08/2022

Easter Gift From Digital Yacht! It’s Easter and time to get back afloat so here’s a special promo code you can use online and also with our UK & EU Approved installing dealers. Use Coupon...

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General News & Events

Digital Yacht Europe On The Move

3/22/2022

Back in Dec 2020, we opened our new European sales and logistics facility based in Rouen, N France.  This allows all our customers in the EU to order without border or customs issues following...

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Mobile 4G Internet

Important Update for our 4G Products

3/04/2022

AT&T, the large US mobile network operator, recently announced that they would be switching off their 3G service, so that they could improve and focus ongoing investment on their 4G and 5G...

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General News & Events, News

Hello Miami Boat Show 2022!

2/16/2022

  We're innovating the latest in marine electronic technology and we've been working hard to develop some amazing products - everything is kicking off now! Fingers crossed the World...

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Product Information, Wireless Internet

4G Xtream vs 4G Connect Comparison

1/31/2022

  Since the launch of our 4G Xtream product last year, we are often asked, "what are the differences between your 4G Connect and 4G Xtream products?" This article will highlight the main...

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Technical

Simple NMEA 2000 Networking Guide Released

1/07/2022

  To coincide with the expansion of our NMEA 2000 Network Cabling range, Digital Yacht are pleased to publish an online guide to creating and installing an NMEA 2000 network. There are...

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