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February 28, 2020

How to configure an AIS transponder with the web interface

In order to facilitate the use and configuration of our AIS transponders, our new AIS transponders now have a built-in web interface. This is the case for the iAISTX, iAISTX Plus and AIT5000 (since March 2020). These devices create a WiFi network on board and configure themselves by connecting to […]
February 27, 2020
Tech Training From Digital Yacht

New Tech Training From Digital Yacht

UK Distributor SM Group hosted a dealer day in Southampton today and Digital Yacht were pleased to show our latest products and update our customers on new technology. Here’s a copy of our latest dealer technical training presentation which covers: First look at our latest iAIS TX wireless transponder How […]
February 8, 2020

Digital Yacht At Miami Show Feb 13-17 Booth C644

Digital Yacht will be at the Miami Boatshow (Booth C644) from 13-17 February 2020 with exciting new products, special offers and experts on hand to answer your questions and provide great marine electronic solutions. See iAISTX – our new wireless AIS system designed for integrating with iPad and tablet apps like Navionics.  AIS […]
January 8, 2020

The CD is dead, long live the Online CD

For many years, we have included a CD-ROM with our products that contained all of the Software tools and USB drivers. However, times are a changing and many new PCs and Macs no longer have an integral CD/DVD drive and most customers are now happy to download the latest versions […]
January 7, 2020

Digital Yacht at Boot 2020 – Hall 10 Stand A29

  Digital Yacht will be exhibiting at Boot 2020, Dusseldorf from 18-26th January.  Find us in Hall 10, Stand A29.  We’ll have a huge line up of new AIS products including iAISTX, our value priced, Class B AIS transponder designed specifically for iPad and tablet navigation. For professional users requiring […]
December 17, 2019

Relocating our AISNet to WicorMarine

For many years we have been successfully running one of our AISNet base stations in the house of our CTO, up on Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth Harbour. All of the AIS equipped vessels operating out of Portsmouth and the central Solent were picked up and transmtted over a 4G data […]
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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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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Signal K + OpenCPN + Digital Yacht

2/23/2021

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...

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AIS, General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information

iKonvert AIS Converter

2/17/2021

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...

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General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information, Software

Digital Update February 2021 Now Available for Download

2/09/2021

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...

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General News, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information, Sensors & Instruments, Software, Technical Updates

NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting, Diagnostics & Monitoring – Easy with NAVDoctor

2/03/2021

NMEA 2000 has become the defacto standard for marine electronic interfacing on board boats.  Based on CanBus technology, it's robust and relies on a backbone with spurred connections to each...

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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, Product Information, Technical Updates

NavLink2 Software Update

1/28/2021

NavLink2 is an easy to fit NMEA 2000 to Wifi server designed so that NMEA 2000 navigation data can be made available for apps on smartphones, tablets, iPads and PCs. Installation takes seconds as...

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General News

Digital Update January 2021 Now Available

1/20/2021

  The latest edition of Digital Update is now available to download from HERE or click on the download front cover below.  We've news on our new EU office and logistics facility based in...

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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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Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, Product Information

Digital Yacht launches LANLink NMEA to Ethernet Gateway

1/07/2021

Digital Yacht's LANLink is a NMEA to ethernet gateway which enables the boat’s NMEA data to integrate onto the router network. More and more boats now have a wireless router fitted or...

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Happy Christmas from Digital Yacht

12/15/2020

Digital Yacht will close for Christmas holidays from end of day 23rd December 2020 and re-open 4th January 2021.  During this time there will be no logistics or shipping in operation.  Any orders...

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