With the NavLink UK app, you can use your iPad or iPhone to explore, plan and navigate your boating trips in real time and in high resolution using the latest UKHO (Admiralty) digital vector marine charts covering the whole of the UK and Ireland which are included with the £19.99 app. It supports AIS overlays, routing and weather data too.
The Marine Electronic’s Journal (from the NMEA) launched a new website last month at http://www.marineelectronicsjournal.com/. At Digital Yacht, we’re keen to support new industry ventures so we’re helping with some boat owner and consumer advice articles for the site. You can also download the latest Marine Electronics Buyer’s Guide from here
Our AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder is most commonly installed with an AIS compatible Chart Plotter, so that the AIS targets can be displayed on the electronic chart. However, on sail boats it is often desirable to turn off the chart plotter on longer legs to reduce power consumption, but […]
A busy summer of development, sees five new Digital Yacht products having their first public viewing at the Southampton Boat Show 2013 this month. Headlining is the GPS150 DualNav GPS/GLONASS Sensor, along with the new WL450 Long Range “All-in-one” Wi-Fi adaptor, while the new PilotLINK wireless NMEA server for Class […]
We’ve been working hard on new products and are excited about how our product line integrates with so many on board systems. We’ve now produced the Family Tree poster. Its available in A3, A2 and A1 formats and looks great in dealer’s showrooms or at boatshows. Drop us a line […]
PilotLINK wireless AIS gateway for next generation pilotage Digital Deep Sea has added a new innovation to their portfolio called PilotLINK. PilotLINK is a wireless interface for Class A AIS systems. It allows mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, Android tablets and PCs to connect wirelessly to the ship’s AIS/GPS […]
Utilising a PC on board brings important benefits not just for regular PC tasks such as email and web access but also for entertainment and navigation. This document explains how to integrate a PC into a boat’s navigation system and this approach offers substantial cost savings over buying a multi […]
With lots of AIS Class B Transponders being installed this season, a question we are often asked is “How do I tell if my AIS Transponder is transmitting ?” This is a very valid question. Especially if you have spent a few hours installing the transponder then knowing that it […]