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September 9, 2019

Digital Yacht unveils GPS160 TriNav Positioning Sensor with GPS, Glonass and Galileo compatibility and a unique MOB function

Digital Yacht have unveiled their TriNav GPS160, a new, high performance positioning sensor using GPS, Glonass and the new Galileo satellite system for exceptional positioning accuracies and redundancies. Typical accuracy is better than 1m and data can be set to output at up to 18Hz for smoother plotter track displays.  […]
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 […]
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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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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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