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March 27, 2018

Royal Institute of Navigation Conference a Success

The Royal Institute of Navigation (Small Craft Group) conference on Electronic Navigation took place this week and our CTO Paul Sumpner was one of the speakers. Open to RIN members, non-members and students, the conference took place in the historic library of Trinity House in London and included a series […]
March 22, 2018

AIS SARTS – A Quick Refresh

An AIS SART (Search And Rescue Transmitter) is a homing beacon designed for use in an emergency. When activated an AIS SART transmits its GPS position using AIS in a special SART message. This message is recognised by the AIS display systems on other vessels (and potentially on shore) as […]
March 14, 2018

Tablet Navigation now more affordable with price reductions on Digital Yacht NMEA to WiFi servers

  Following the introduction of our new iAIS app with popular Navionics charting available as an option,  we’re pleased to announce two special offers on our NMEA to WiFi servers effective until 31st May 2018.  These devices connect to a boat’s NMEA network and send data wirelessly to smart phones, iPads […]
March 13, 2018

iKommunicate + EMU-1 the Perfect Combination

With many new marine engines now having integrated Engine Management Units outputting NMEA2000 or J1939 data, it is easy to forget that the vast majority of inboard marine engines have no digital engine monitoring, just the traditional analogue engine gauges. With your boat’s engine probably being the most expensive and […]
March 10, 2018
OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

OpenCPN and iKommunicate on Autopilot

Yesterday we were trying to help Matt at Harbour Marine Services get his customer’s new iKommunicate installation to drive a Furuno autopilot from OpenCPN running on a PC. Matt had the hardware all installed perfectly, but there appeared to be no data coming out of OpenCPN on their NMEA Debug […]
March 9, 2018

SMG “Meet the Manufacturers” 2018

Yesterday we were pleased to take part in an exciting event organised by SMG Europe the UK Marine Electronics Distributor, who had invited many of the leading manufacturers to take part in an exhibition and technical product conference at the very impressive Ordnance Survey office in Southampton. Digital Yacht were exhibiting […]
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Navionics Boating App now supports Wireless AIS data

7/12/2019

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...

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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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AIS, Interfacing & Portable Navigations, News, PCs & Softwares, Product Information

Great Offer from Weather4D and Digital Yacht

5/14/2019

Weather4D and Digital Yacht  Digital Yacht NMEA to Wireless devices and wireless AIS products are the ideal partner for Weather 4D – a powerful navigation, charting, instrument, routing and...

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AIS, General News, Product Information

Installing and using Digital Yacht proAIS2 on a MAC

5/02/2019

If you're installing a Digital Yacht AIS Class B transponder, you'll need to program the unit with your "static" boat data prior to installation.  proAIS2 is available for PC and MAC and here's a...

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AIS, Product Information

proAIS 2 – Windows 10 Scaling Problem

4/16/2019

With the resolution of LCD screens for laptops getting higher and higher, Microsoft introduced a Display Scaling feature in Windows 10 that allowed users to scale the size of the window that...

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