April 24, 2018

Ask the Experts

Last weekend at the Beaulieu Boat Jumble, we were very pleased to be asked to take part in the Practical Boat Owner’s “Ask the Experts Live” event. Paul Sumpner, our very own “Expert” gave a presentation entitled “Alexa sail my boat” which looked at some of the latest innovations in […]
October 3, 2017
Best Marine Apps for iOS

Best Marine Apps for iOS (V1.06)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Apple iOS” list to include new apps; WilhelmSK and Signal View from two Signal K developers that will work with our iKommunicate gateway and also two new apps that support wireless NMEA data; a chart plotting app from NV Charts and […]
July 4, 2017

Digital Yacht launch Code Afloat Competition

Budding programmer or have a great idea for a new boating app?  Then this could be for you…. Digital Yacht’s new Code Afloat challenge is a competition for innovative code writers that seeks to encourage and recognise ideas and applications that ‘change the game’ in the field of marine navigation, […]
March 27, 2017

New Signal K App – Signal View

Just a quick post to let you know about a great new Signal K App for iOS devices, called Signal View. Written by Adam Hyde, the author behind the popular Signal Kool blog site, Signal View is the ideal companion app to iKommunicate. With a fishing screen, engine screen, custom […]
March 20, 2017
Smart Transducers

iKommunicate and the Smart Transducers

Recently we have seen a trend in customers asking about using smart transducers with our iKommunicate, rather than installing the more traditional; Log, Depth, Wind and navigation instruments. If you are re-fitting an older boat or doing an install on a new boat, then it is worth considering the cost […]
March 2, 2017
WindSense App for Android

New WindSense App for Android

Our new WindSense wireless wind system can work with many existing apps like the popular NMEARemote, Imray Instruments, SailTimer, etc. but most of these are for Apple iOS devices, so we decided to develop and release a simple Wind display app for Android. Our free WindSense App is now available on the Google […]
December 17, 2014

Best Marine Apps for iOS (V1.05)

We have just updated our “Best Marine Apps for Apple iOS” list to include the important news that the hugely popular Navionics App now supports external wireless NMEA data. Previously the Navionics App needed to be run on a 3G iPad or iPhone that had an internal GPS in order […]
July 17, 2014

Digital Yacht introduce NavLink US Navigation Package for MacBooks

A new, $29.95 MAC application called NavLink US from Digital Yacht will turn your MacBook into a full featured, electronic charting system with detailed US charting and real time GPS and AIS support for easy, yet advanced navigation. NavLink MAC is an Apple MAC based electronic charting and navigation package […]