|Digital Yacht AIT2000 Class B|
In 2010, the most commercial vessels operating on the EU inland waterways were mandated to fit an inland-waterway-modified and -approved AIS Class A device. The entire EU fishing fleet over 15 meters was given until 2014 to do the same. Additionally, a number of other countries, including China, India, the United States, and Singapore, have started AIS mandate programs which require large numbers of vessels to fit an approved AIS device for safety and national security purposes.'
Class B units:
|Simrad text only Class B transponder|
|Digital Yacht Smart Chart 500 AIS|
You can read more about navigation and safety whilst on passage in my ebook 'Sailing Adventures in Paradise' downloadable from my website www.sailboat2adventure.com