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Digital Yacht wins 2022 Queen's Award for Enterprise
Digital Yacht wins 2022 Queen's Award for Enterprise

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Digital Yacht wins prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise

21 April 2021

Bristol based Digital Yacht have been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade. They design and manufacture marine navigation and communication products for ships and yachts and have grown export sales by over 50% in the past 3 years.  They now export to over 100 countries and this represent more than 70% of their total revenues.  Products include AIS systems, wireless solutions for internet afloat and a range of interfacing gateways and marine networking products.

“This award is an amazing team achievement that celebrates everything we do from product development, local manufacturing, international marketing, logistics and our corporate social responsibilities” commented Nicolas Guerin who heads up business development. He joined Digital Yacht 7 years ago as a business graduate and has seen the business grow with the opening of a new European office in Rouen last year. The company also has a Boston based office for the US & Canadian market.

Founder and CEO, Nick Heyes added “Digital Yacht started back in 2011 with just a handful of products. Since then, we’ve organically developed innovative products and solutions spending 15% of revenues on R&D. We think about the global market place right from the outset. To earn this Queen’s Award for Enterprise is a huge accomplishment for the business and the whole crew.”

They are keeping up a busy schedule of international events - this week they at Salon Multicoque in France and next week they will be at the Palma Boat Show presenting a new range of boat monitoring and internet access products.  More information at www.digitalyacht.co.uk.  

-ENDS-

Editor's Note:  There is a document outlining the start up of the business HERE

For more information contact: Nick Heyes + 44 7973 223287 (US 978 277 1234) nick@digitalyacht.co.uk

UK Website digitalyacht.co.uk

Media Library: media.digitalyacht.co.uk

Newsroom: https://digitalyacht.mynewsdesk.com/

About the awards:  These Awards are the most prestigious for UK businesses.  The Queen makes them annually on recommendation from the Prime Minister and this year's announcement coincides with her 96th Birthday.  

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DIGITAL YACHT 2022 IS ALL ABOUT NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR YOUR BOAT. BOATING SHOULD BE FUN, SAFE AND EASY AND OUR PRODUCTS INTEGRATE INTO EXISTING AND NEW BOAT NETWORKS TO BRING A POWERFUL DIMENSION TO YOUR ON-BOARD ELECTRONICS.

Press contacts

Nicolas Guerin

Nicolas Guerin

Head of Marketing Sales & Marketing +33 1 70 70 92 50
Nicholas Heyes

Nicholas Heyes

Press contact CEO Digital Yacht CEO 01179554474

DIGITAL YACHT 2022 IS ALL ABOUT NEXT GENERATION NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR YOUR BOAT.

Digital Yacht is head quartered in Bristol UK with a manufacturing facility in Fareham, Hampshire. We have global offices in Boston (USA), and Rouen (France) to look after these important markets and a network of distributors and dealers across the globe.

We firmly believe that low cost consumer devices such as iPhones and tablets, PCs and MACs have a place on board and can help make legacy systems compete with the latest in dedicated marine electronic products at a fraction of the cost. We make internet access whilst afloat easy and affordable as well as bringing all your navigation data to your favourite consumer devices - not just for you but for crew and guests too.

Our navigation systems cover advanced GPS and compass technology as well as the most comprehensive range of AIS products in the marketplace. Plus our PC and software solutions bring simple yet powerful solutions to a variety of on board requirements from communication to navigation, entertainment to monitoring.

Our design team has 100’s years combined experience in marine electronic systems and we take pride in our quality heritage with manufacturing in the UK and global reach through our regional offices and network of dealers and distributors. Last year our products were sold in over 100 countries worldwide.

Digital Yacht
6 Farleigh Court, Old Weston Rd, Flax Bourton.
BS48 1UR Bristol
United Kingdom