August 10, 2018

Getting SeaTalk data in to a Racegeek d10

The Racgeek d10 is one of the hottest new products to appear on the yacht racing market for quite some time and we have been following its development with interest. A number of early adopters have wanted to get data from legacy Raymarine ST60+ and even older Autohelm ST50/ST60 instruments […]
September 7, 2016

What a Difference a Year Makes

This morning we released a new firmware update and SD Card image for our successful iKommunicate product. One of the improvements in this update was NMEA2000 optimisation to pass the Certification Testing that all NMEA2000 certified products need to complete. We really wanted to have iKommunicate certified in time for […]
April 15, 2015
Raymarine a, c and e Series Plotters with AIS over NMEA2000

Raymarine a, c and e Series Plotters with AIS over NMEA2000

This week we have been helping one of our dealers; Marine Electronic Installations (MEI) in Portsmouth, to find a solution to an interesting NMEA2000 problem with the latest range of Raymarine a, c and e Series Multi-Function Displays. Most of these MFDs feature an internal GPS, a SeaTalkNG (NMEA2000) interface […]
February 4, 2015

New AISnode is the perfect NMEA2000 AIS Receiver

Digital Yacht’s new AISnode is the perfect low cost AIS Receiver for the latest generation of small chart plotters that just have an NMEA2000 interface. The diagram above shows how our AISnode would connect to Raymarine’s popular entry level A65 Multi-Function Display (MFD), the first of this new breed of […]
May 16, 2014

NMEA Meeting in Gosport

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) as the name suggests is a trade association of nearly 600 companies involved in marine electronics. The NMEA organisation are responsible for a whole series of important specifications and training initiatives that have significantly improved the marine electronics industry. Probably best known for their […]
April 24, 2014

Using iNavX with an Autopilot

Many of our customers regularly use iNavX on their iPads and iPhones to display AIS data from one of our wireless NMEA products. Recently we have received a few requests asking if it is possible to wirelessly drive an Autopilot from the iNavX application. In the past, we have said […]
April 4, 2014

Digital Yacht at Pirates Cave

Digital Yacht will be showing off our wares at Pirates Cave chandlery tomorrow (Saturday 5th April 2014), along with Raymarine, Waeco and Dometic. If you are in the Rochester area please come along and see the latest in AIS, Wi-Fi, iPad Navigation and wireless NMEA2000. Doors open at 9am and […]
March 14, 2014
Replacing a defective GPS antenna

Replacing a defective GPS antenna

  Unfortunately, for boat owners the “Joys of Spring” are often tempered with discoveries of equipment failure as you power up your electronics for the first time, after a winter layup. It is usually the sensors and aerials that suffer the most, as they are permanently located outside in a […]