September 18, 2012

Great Show Offers at Southampton Boat Show this year

If you are attending Southampton Boat Show this year, don’t forget to stop by the CA Clase stand (G091) to find the entire Digital Yacht range on display. Our expert team will also be on hand for most of the show too. We have a great offer on our SC500 and […]
September 12, 2012

Find us at Southampton Boat Show 2012

Where has the summer gone? It has flown by and been rather wet too and now the boat show season is about to kick off this Friday. At DY HQ we can’t quite believe we’re getting ready for another year at Southampton Boat Show. This year you will find us […]
June 6, 2012

AIS TRANSPONDERS – Do I need another GPS antenna?

We’re asked this all the time…   Unfortunately, the regulations surrounding AIS do not permit feeding an AIS transponder with an alternative GPS source from, for instance, a NMEA output from a chart plotter.  All Class B transponders must have their own internal GPS and they will validate its accuracy […]
May 24, 2012

iAIS Four Star Winner in Dutch Press

In the April edition of WaterKampioen our iAIS was reviewed and received four stars out of five. It came as recommended by the Editorial team, which we’re really pleased about! If you didn’t see the edition and can’t get hold of it, you can read it here (as long as […]
May 10, 2012
Testing NMEA0183

NMEA 0183 Display Program

NMEA 0183 has become the most widely adopted standard for data communication in the Marine industry. Based on the old RS232 Serial Interface used on computer terminals data is transmitted as a series of high and low voltages between two pieces of wire. Although fairly simple in principle, NMEA 0183 […]
May 4, 2012

Digital Yacht introduce a new AIS-VHF Antenna Splitter

With more and more users deciding to install an AIS receiver or transponder, the biggest issue surrounding the equipment is the installation of the extra antennas that are required.  An AIS receiver or transponder requires a VHF antenna, but Digital Yacht’s new SPL2000 AIS-VHF antenna splitter allows an existing antenna […]
May 4, 2012

Digital Yacht Release Pint Sized Class B AIS Transponder

Digital Yacht has introduced a new class B AIS Transponder called the AIT2000.  Despite being 50% smaller than Digital Yacht’s previous AIT1000 model, it manages to cram in more functionality and is one of the world’s smallest class B devices. A class B transponder sends and receives AIS data to […]
May 4, 2012

Digital Yacht’s AIS Life Guard Could Save A Life

UK manufacturer, Digital Yacht, will launch the world’s first dedicated AIS man overboard alarm system. Sailing is generally a fun past time, but a man over board situation is one that every captain fears.   Digital Yacht has launched a potentially life-saving product called AIS Life Guard.  Each crew member needs […]