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May 14, 2020

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

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 installers, retail shops, training organisations and boat builders.  All the results are available to download from HERE together […]
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 […]
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Fonce Alphonse opts for a GPS160 for Mini Transat challenge

4/28/2021

From the age of 6, Victor Eonnet has been passionate about sailing thanks to his parents.  Even at 10, his dream was to participate in the Mini-Transat race and today Victor is preparing to make...

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AIS, Applications, Digital Deep Sea, Product Information, Safety

Superyacht AIS Solutions from Digital Yacht

4/23/2021

AIS is great for general navigation, identifying other vessels, collision avoidance etc.  Here are some ideas to take AIS to the next level on a superyacht installation - ideas from a Class A AIS...

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AIS, How to, Product Information, Technical

How to install the AIT5000 Class B+ AIS Transponder

4/22/2021

This video will show you how to install our AIT5000 Class B+ AIS Transponder for NMEA 0183 & NMEA 2000 based systems. To configure the AIT5000, you can read this article which explain how to...

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AIS, Product Information

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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Apps & Software, 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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General News & Events

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 & Events, 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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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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