If you want an AIS installation, without the need to replace an existing chartplotter, Digital Yacht has simple and inexpensive devices that can be placed in line to turn current equipment into a state of the art AIS receiver or transponder allowing you to see other traffic on the waterways.
The award winning Nomad is a portable AIS navigation solution from Digital Yacht designed for recreational boaters and professional mariners, it offers a full function, Class B AIS transponder with a wi-fi and USB interface built in for tablets and PCs, all in a portable and compact package.
Digital Yacht products also include a range of wi-fi extenders and sensor products via All Sat Communications, to bring your chartplotter and other electronic sensors onto tablets and laptops.
All Sat Communications also sell many other AIS-capable safety units, including the Rescue Me MOB1 man overboard device to make crew and boat safer. In the event of a person falling overboard the Rescue Me MOB1 will alert your vessel and others in the immediate area, via AIS and VHF radio, of the emergency MOB situation.
The Rescue Me MOB1 will alarm and indicate on your chartplotter with a GPS location and a direction and distance to the person. This will reduce search and exposure time and help prevent loss of life.
Allsat claim the Rescue Me MOB1 is the world’s smallest man overboard device. It has a seven year battery life, 66 channel GPS, strobe light and a unique feature to also alert via DSC on your VHF radio.
All Sat Communications will be at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.