January 27, 2015

USCG Class A AIS Mandate Now Approved

If you own or operate a commercial vessel in US waters (ports, rivers, lakes, and seas) you are likely to be affected by this new rule. The United States Coast Guard is publishing a new rule which will require most commercial vessels operating in US waters to fit and operate a […]
August 30, 2014

European Space Agency and the International Space Station have AIS on board

Since 2010, the International Space Station has been equipped with a space-based AIS System receiver that allows it to track ships at sea from space. Since then, the system aboard the ISS has been receiving as many as 400,000 ship’s position reports from more than 22,000 different ships every day. This video […]
August 8, 2014

Digital Deep Sea – Solutions for the professional market

Digital Deep Sea design and manufacture products for the commercial, fishing, workboat, naval and superyacht markets.  Here’s a guide for pro-market installers, users and dealers on our product line up which includes Class A AIS, wireless navigation solutions for Pilots and Captains and  a range of sensors.  Download it from here Digital […]
August 4, 2014

Interesting AIS Applications – Tender Tracking

Most yachts above 50ft are now equipped with either a Class A or Class B AIS transponder.  Any superyacht carrying more than 12 passengers or over 300GRT is mandated to carry a Class A transponder like our CLA1000 – details here But how about the yacht’s tenders or jetskis? Adding […]
September 11, 2013

5 New Products to be Launched at Southampton

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 […]
August 8, 2012

NEW – Pilot Plug 10m Extension Cable for AIS Class A Transponders

After receiving  a request from our UK distributor CA Clase, we have created a new 10m Pilot Plug Extension Cable which will be a very useful accessory for any large vessel fitted with an AIS  Class A transponder. As their name suggests, Pilot Plugs were defined by the IMO as […]
June 1, 2012

DIAMOND JUBILEE MEANS EXTRA HOLIDAY – AND AIS OPPORTUNITY

Monday 4th June and Tuesday 5th June will be national holidays in the UK and the Digital Yacht offices will be closed.  We’ll be back in action at work on Wednesday This year there is a double bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the River Thames will […]