October 23, 2018

Digital Yacht nominated for two DAME awards at METS 2018

Digital Yacht have been nominated for two DAME Awards at this years 2018 METS marine equipment show. 4G Connect with its Amazon Alexa integration appealed to the judges.  It’s a 4G web/internet access solution for boats offering ranges up to 20NM offshore.  Insert you choice of SIM card and it […]
September 10, 2018

Digital Yacht at the Southampton Boatshow with new products and offers

Digital Yacht will be at the Southampton Boatshow (14-23rd September 2018) on stand J417. We’re launching a new, low cost NMEA to WiFi server called the WLN10 Smart which features a web interface for baud rate, SSID and wifi password setup.  The WLN10 Smart is part of a new range which […]
July 27, 2018

Background Apps Stopping Wireless NMEA Transmission

When Digital Yacht released their first wireless NMEA product, the award winning iAIS back in 2011, there were very few marine apps and most customers used either our free iAIS app or the more powerful iNavX paid app. Now there are far more marine apps in the Apple Store and […]
December 5, 2016
TCP Connection Problems

TCP Connection Problems on Apple iOS 10

Since Apple’s release of iOS 10 for iPhones and iPads, we have been getting a number of calls and emails saying that various navigational Apps that read wireless NMEA data from our products have stopped working, including our free iAIS app. There are two modes/protocols that our wireless NMEA products […]
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 […]
February 18, 2015

Navionics App + Digital Yacht WLN10 = Amazing Sonar Charts Live

The Navionic’s iOS and Android app has proved incredibly popular with boaters throughout the world and it’s now just introduced some game changing features. The Miami Boatshow 2015 saw Navionics pick up the Innovation Award for their new Sonar Chart Live platform and the best news is that it’s designed […]
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 […]
January 18, 2015

Surface Pro 3 Navigation & Charting

While Microsoft have had a hard time with their Surface tablet product, the latest generation really is a great product and may make a brilliant solution for on board navigation.  With an amazing 2160 x 1440 pixel 12″ screen it’s hands down better than pretty much any chart plotter and […]