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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 […]
June 12, 2019

4GConnect AT&T APN Settings

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. However, on some networks it is necessary to enter that mobile network’s “Access Point […]
June 12, 2019
Software & app to configure an AIS transponder

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

  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 & Mac) The proAIS2 software is included on the CD-ROM-rom supplied with all of our AIS transponders. If you do not […]
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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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AIS, General News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

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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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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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information

Best Marine Apps for iPhone & iPad iOS (V1.07)

5/20/2020

The best marine apps for iPhone & iPad We have just updated our list of best marine apps for iPhone & iPad to include new apps such as Aqua Map, C-Map, iRegatta 2, qtVLM, Weather4D. We...

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UK Marine Industry Speaks Out – Results of our Covid Impact Survey

5/14/2020

Last week,  we asked our limited but representative 300 UK marine trade contacts to complete a simple questionnaire on the impact of Covid on their business.  These companies range from dealers and...

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

5/13/2020

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...

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Digital Update May 2020 Now Available For Download

5/04/2020

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...

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