August 19, 2016

New set of "How To" Videos on our Long Range Wi-Fi Products

Getting a good long range Wi-Fi connection in a marina can be a challenge, particularly if you have not used the equipment for a while and cannot remember the steps involved. To try and help make this a little easier, Digital Yacht have created a set of “How To” videos […]
April 29, 2015
Wi-Fi Congestion

Wi-Fi Congestion

The range of 2.4GHz frequencies reserved for Wi-Fi is fairly limited and with so many Wi-Fi devices and networks these days, it is not unusual for wireless networks in the same location to share the same frequencies and this results in lower connection speeds and even connection drop outs in […]
January 21, 2015
Testing Wireless NMEA Data

Testing Wireless NMEA Data

  With more and more wireless NMEA systems being installed on-board boats, it is very useful for dealers, installers and enthusiastic end users to have simple tools to “view” this wireless NMEA data. Traditionally, wired NMEA0183 data was viewed using an NMEA to USB cable connected to a PC and […]
February 7, 2014

iPad Navigation – The opportunities and how to….

Here’s a new video presentation on how iPad navigation is possible using our NMEA to wireless products.  It’s a great 10 minute overview.        
January 2, 2014

Using an iPad for marine navigation – a Digital Yacht white paper

We’re all familiar with dedicated electronic chart plotters for navigation afloat.  Since the introduction of GPS about 25 years ago, dedicated marine plotters have become the back bone of modern electronic navigation systems.  But whilst smaller 4 and 5” plotters have tumbled in price, larger 8-15” devices remain stubbornly expensive.  […]
September 26, 2013

A Very Concise Visit

On a rather grey and damp afternoon, Paul Sumpner visited Class 40 race boat “Concise 8” which was being commissioned at Port Hamble. On board was Mark Wylie of Eastern Electronics who specialises in the supply and fit of marine electronics for high performance racing yachts. WIth NKE instruments, Adrena […]
July 16, 2013

Integrating a PC into your boat's navigation system

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 […]