Leuvensesteenweg 177 3191 Boortmeerbeek, Belgium +32 15 43 39 94 Info@dockmate.eu. Dockmate offers two styles of remotes, one with membrane push buttons available for either single or twin engine installs—called the Dockmate Single and Dockmate Twin—or the Twist, which is a joystick-style remote for twin-engine and pod--driven boats. They’ve been on the boat since they were days old and we’ve talked a lot about the dangers of even an inactive helm station underway, so they’re well briefed on staying away. All the remotes are waterproof and float though Dockmate also includes a neck lanyard to help you keep the remotes from going overboard. The image of Yacht Controller’s corporate headquarters in Italy has shading behind the trees from two separate directions, which is obviously not possible, unless there are two suns in the sky. Great idea. The people are honest and they have a good product. Dockmate ® 3 year manufacturer's warranty. If I were considering the purchase of a Dockmate system, I’d certainly look into these claims, but here’s an easily checked one that made me quite skeptical: Regarding Dockmate’s claim of “Improving the docking experience for thousands of boaters worldwide since 2012” fakeremotes.com comments in its “Corrected FAQ” section that this is “This is a bald face lie as the company was formed in march 2018 and has only a handful of systems installed” with a link to a Florida incorporation document for Dockmate, Inc. that is indeed dated March 12, 2018. I asked for my money back, I was told the warranty period had expired. In my opinion, Dockmate simply offers the best technology out there for wireless remote controls. Yacht Controller V.IPS employs automatic incremental throttle control via the Volvo system and can by placed into Hi docking mode with one push of the speed button. I don’t think curmudgeon is an insult. As discussed, best is to speak to the executives I have provided you at Carver/Marquis whom I have had long term successful business dealings with including the principle of the company as references. If the child has placed the vessel in forward and moves the throttle to wide open, the boat will move forward at full throttle. I’ve not had a single instance of commands going unreceived. This is really an easy decision from an engineering standpoint, and an end-user standpoint, Yacht Controller is simply Superior. Yacht Controller Dual Band plus garantit encore plus de sécurité́ : L’émetteur possède un processeur de 32 bits pour une force de calcule et de réaction encore plus rapide. Carolina Bow Thruster (CBT) is the authorized East Coast flagship dealer and installer of Dockmate wireless remote control technology for your boat. Thanks for subscribing! We first meet Dirk from Dockmate in 2015 at the MET’s show and we Started selling them in Australia and New Zealand in 2016. Dockmate® Customer "I’m writing to thank you for making such a great product and to share my experience with our new dockmate controller with you. “Yes very local. I’ve been frustrated by the amount of rhetoric and fear that’s been used to try and put down a competitor’s product and I really wish we could move past that. The Twist remotes have rechargeable batteries that are charged using a wireless charging pad, the Single and Twin remotes use alkaline batteries. Finally, and although mine is connected to my windlass, we could have setup the Dockmate to wirelessly control the tender crane instead. Thanks for the info. Their representative came today, and I am reasonably sure we will come to an agreement. I had wished for a helm display to duplicate the receiver’s LEDs so that I could confirm received commands, but as I’ve used it more I’ve gained more confidence it will just work. YC actually uses Dockmate’s instructions for connecting the EDC take-control wire as evidence against them. If you lose low-band at 433 megahertz there is a sister high band at 916megahertz. So it seems like “bald face lie” and “only a handful of [Dockmate] systems installed” are correct, right? I went to find the fakeremotes.com website mentioned above and apparently it was taken down. with your European Yacht Controller Remote System please be aware! I don’t have access to sales figures for either company but would imagine that the joystick products are probably the volume leaders as that’s the movement industry wide. The major differences in these events are as follows. Samara is an amazing yacht with what seem like very well thought out systems. In addition, to comment on Ben’s post, we also have the optional acceleration feature with your engine control package as well as proportional thruster speed control. I think you’re right that the raised actuators on the Yacht Controller remotes are a little easier to use than the membrane switches on the Dockmate remotes. A 5 function Dockmate system which controls two engines, a thruster, anchor winch and horn is also available. But, there’s also the Twist from Dockmate and the Fusion and Fusion Plus from Yacht Controller. I am baffled by Mr Valentino’s comments. Many of the misinformed comments related to this article are from people who are either not Yacht Controller customers or have little or no knowledge of the Yacht Controller products or The Yacht Group. I’m glad you posted this because I it gives an opportunity to talk about some of the differences you bring up. That’s nice piece of mind for me. thank you Many times I’ve wished I could step away from Have Another Day‘s helm but still control the engines from a better vantage point, or from where I want to handle a line. Using an inferior knock-off to control an expensive vessel, where life and limb are at stake, can lead to unacceptable consequences. I now have a Dockmate system. As I look at those two options I prefer Dockmate’s approach, the fact that the remote in my hand will tell me (by beeping) if the commands aren’t being acknowldged is big peace of mind. I have used both systems and prefer Yacht Controller over Dockmate for three reasons. Yes. Let your own boat do the work, with DOCKMATE wireless controller. Or is it actually a shared building? Configurator. And what did Yacht Controller US? Yacht Controller Supporting Customer with Multiple Dockmate Failures on 86' 2019 Sunseeker. It is also a very narrow band. Each Dockmate system includes plug and play cables for most brands. Call me a greenhorn, but I don’t know of any other company in boating who operates with this level of deception. Great idea though! Dockmate wireless docking remote, life is easier with a remote control "From any place on my boat, I can maneuver perfectly, down to the centimeter. 2. “Our product carries a long-term warranty." I have a Peplink router that uses a SIM card to create ... RE: Fuel Flow Data Problem - CAT 8.7 to Maretron to Garmin. 3. If you needed additional proof of The Yacht Group’s repeated lies, Tony mentioned above that Dockmate has no certifications, well here is the FCC certification number, if anyone wants to research it for themselves. Speaking purely on the USES of the remotes and not the Yacht Controller versus Dockmate discussion, I was an early user of Yacht Controller aboard my last 2 boats over the past 11 years. New boat is 60′ with ZF Commanders as well as Side Power bow and stern thrusters. So I asked that the joystick’s twist motion be set up to put one engine in forward and one in reverse while not using any actual thruster power. You're better off with a fixed remote throttle and a job stick w/ display for the rudder on that particular style boat. This safety mechanism avoids a stuck relay resulting in unintended actuation of an engine or thruster. There is tons of content on the website to answer your question. I had been considering a Yacht Controller for my Nordhavn, but based on a trial at the Stuart show, as well as this article, I have asked for an estimate from DockMate. If you like it, then you buy it. I’ve had the system onboard Have Another Day for a couple of months now and have had the opportunity to use it while departing a slip, docking, anchoring and weighing anchor. So it was great when Dockmate U.S. representatives came to Gulfport, FL to install their wireless remote system for me to review. Gabriel. We offer the most technologically advanced docking systems by Dockmate so you can stay in control of your boat with an extra pair of hands on board – even away from the helm. Navigating your boat by remote control is a bit different. But I’ve found it to be a useful aid even in those circumstances where it’s not an absolute must-have. The NMEA bridge with some expert progr... Hi Ben. Once installed, a Dockmate… As an esteemed member of The Yacht Group (the exclusive North American distributor of the original Yacht Controller®) from its inception, I’d like to take this opportunity to respond to this thread of discussion as it relates to our company and that of our prestigious Italian partner, Yacht Controller, S.r.l.. Any discussion about whether our Italian partner has (or doesn’t have) a sign on their building or whether their building is a shared space (it is not) completely misses the point and only serves to perpetuate Dockmate’s misinformation campaign meant to confuse would-be buyers of remote yacht control systems. In the event of any failure, out-of-range condition, dead batteries or other unexpected events,  the system will return to neutral and the engine controls at the helm will be active. Yacht Controller never cuts wires and is a full Plug and play integration which does not cut or bypass your manufactures installed electronic system, so it is secure, safe and does not void any warranties. Internet afloat 2020, this should be easier! ARGOMARITIME Ms. Kassiani Pliatsika. Dealers. In this application the boat will follow the commands from the helm. As a reminder, we were a long-time Yacht Controller dealer, as were several other new Dockmate dealers, so we are all intimately knowledgeable of the differences. Dockmate offers 4 wireless remote-control systems: the Single, Twin, the Twist 3-axis joystick with proportional control and Twist IPS for Volvo Penta IPS or Zeus pods. I cannot comment on Dockmate but I can attest to three boats using Yacht Controller over 12 years. Mr Valiente guaranteed me that while they cannot provide incremental RPM on Twin Disc controls at the time they would be able to in the not too distant future and certainly by the system was delivered and installed. See the news link via the ZF press release. Yacht Controller is actually another helm control on the boat and follows the protocols of taking control of the helm. But I suspect that this only allows one active station at a time. The pad uses the Qi wireless charging standard so I was pleased to find I could swap chargers with the Raymarine Ray90 wireless handset as well as charge a Samsung Galaxy phone. Yacht Controller products in Mallorca Since 1999 , the year in which we launched the first remote control system for boat maneuvering, we have not stopped innovating. Testing Vesper Cortex M1: excellent AIS, monitoring, and much more in one box, ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Plus electric outboard, Torqeedo has competition, Hands-on with Raymarine’s Axiom+, improved MFDs and software, Vesper unveils Cortex – combination AIS, VHF radio and boat monitor, Actisense bring industry-first intelligent in-line NMEA terminator to market. You are welcome to take a closer look if you want. I did purchase a Yacht Controller system in Germany at the Boot trade fair and asked the Yacht Controller guys in Florida if they are willing to install the system in my German registered boat on which I‘m still travelling the US waters. As our growing collection of removed and discarded fake remotes will attest, your decision regarding the best wireless remote control for your yacht is far too important to leave to chance. But, I’ve been very impressed with the level of customization with Dockmate. I’ve always looked at remotes as something that might be nice to have, but that I was okay without. Anyway, if there's one thing I'd rather not have on my boat - let alone a Nordhavn - it's a toy like the Dockmate thingie... Have you used Dockmate? Dealers. Yacht controller can only be deactivated when a helm control is activated using the “Take Command” process. They forced the Italian manufacturer to cancel my order and return the purchase price to me because they wanted to sell the unit for a much higher price to me. https://press.zf.com/press/en/releases/release_12296.html?pk_campaign=outbound&pk_kwd=marine+%26+special+driveline+technology,zf+marine&pk_source=twitter&pk_medium=organic&linkId=76366012, After I read all the comments can somebody tell me which system is the best? The people are honest and pleasant to deal with, a far cry from the folk at YC. The safety difference between the two hand held remote controls and the installation wiring. I did not demand that Yacht Controller modify the Twin Disk controls, I demanded Yacht Controller do as they promised and control the RPM (again, I have this promise in writing from Yacht Controller). 3. Marc ,thank you for the invitation. Keep in touch. Yacht Controller continues to set the Gold Standard for remote control for yachts with almost 18,000 boats equipped on 250 different brands. I would also like to discuss another major difference between Dockmate and Yacht Controller. We don’t have to go into the electronic versus mechanical argument since Sea Gull already had electronic primary controls. Any idea on how this system differs from Yacht Controller? I have to start to do my homework. We are not.” Which is followed by a Google Street View photo of Dockmate US and link. We are pleased that Panbo will now take a closer look at our system to reaffirm what makes Yacht Controller the “most trusted product in the marine industry”. However, if someone activates helm control and shifts or applies throttle, the control of the vessel is immediately transferred back to the helm. Dockmate Be in complete control every time. Regardless of the poor explanation below, a yacht control is not controlling a TV, and the fact is that the Dockmate components are the cheapest and poorest quality, whereas Yacht Controller always uses the very best components for the most durable, dependable, and longest lasting systems as proven by Yacht Controllers in continuous use for more than 16 years and working perfectly. Sign Up To Get Notified When The New Issue Is Online! 1. Toni, And when tightening lines it’s helpful to be able to stand on the dock with the remote in hand and thrust the boat over. Dockmate offers two styles of remotes, one with membrane push buttons available for either single or twin engine installs — called the Dockmate Single and Dockmate Twin — or their Twist which is a joystick style remote for twin-engine and pod-driven boats. YACHT CONTROLLER FZ-LLC Official Dealer/Area Manager for Middle East and GCC. Calculate. I must admit I was pretty surprised to read the criticisms of Dockmate on YachtThrusters’s fakeremotes website. ). 0 items. CUSTOMER SERVICE & WARRANTY. I do recommend, from experience, that you always need to be ready to take over with the actual controls, Early on (before Yacht Controller went to a dual channel system), I was backing into a dock when the signal disappeared and the boat (a 60ft SeaRay) was gliding on its own without any control toward the dock! Dockmate simply operates in conjunction with helm control and if helm control levers are moved the boat will respond to the helm control input. Discussion in 'Electronics' started by Gratitude, Feb 19, 2020. You wouldn’t trust the safety of your family and motor yacht to your garage door opener control would you? I am happy. Lastly the service and commitment to customer Goodwill is second to none with Tony and his crew. Please email me at [email protected] or call me at 954-998-1430. You can also speak with a few references from the hundreds of Carver boat owners we have equipped with Yacht Controller’s over the years. As a consumer, I would have to ask this question: “If a long and well-established company with high integrity truly represented a quality product, then would they have a need to, or resort to, attacking a competitor in such a manner?”. Beautiful boat. And I found another, almost comical, bit of apparent deception about claimed Dockmate deception in the “Corrected FAQS” section. While that’s pretty straightforward to do on an IPS equipped boat it takes some clever customization to make it happen on boats not already equipped with a joystick. I have an extensive electrical and electronics engineering background. I do a lot of motor yacht training, it would be nice to be able to override the yachts controls via a remote, even if to just put the engines in neutral. But now that I’ve had the Dockmate installed on Have Another Day for a few months I don’t want to give up my loaner system. As you are getting close, one of your young children jump into the helm seat to help daddy out. I have a good deal of confidence in Dockmate’s frequency hopping, bi-directional approach, just as I do in Yacht Controller’s two frequency transmit only approach. Dockmate Australia & New Zealand. The system is much cheaper in Europe. I decided not to do that for an evaluation install of a system I didn’t own. Dockmate also offers a transmission interface box to directly control transmission shift solenoids, thus bypassing proprietary engine control systems. […] The content for this post was sourced from http://www.panbo.com […]. Subscribe to Panbo to be notified of new posts and content. Interested in seeing more videos from PropTalk? I’ve also come to like how invisible the Dockmate installation is, with only a master power switch and the charging pad showing at the helm. Because those details and photos are not always readily available, you can use the Dockmate® configurator to get an idea of the price range for your Dockmate®. No, but it sure makes boat handling easier. I also realized that I know the man who incorporated the Dockmate U.S. distributorship — Marc Curreri — because he was one of the founders of Paradox Marine, now named GOST, way back in the day. I clearly prefer one system over the other and will explain why below. You referred to the discussion of Dockmate vs. Yacht Controller on an electronics forum. Pachoud Yachts bought a Yacht Controller system on my behalf at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show for a new build 80’ power catamaran. The receiver and remote link wirelessly over an FM spread spectrum link utilizing five different 433mhz frequency channels at the same time to avoid interference, and in my testing that worked well. http://www.dockmate.com.au. I've used Yacht Controller extensively and the components and parts have been carefully evaluated by my chief engineer who has the knowledge to do so. I haven’t had the opportunity yet to test a Yacht Controller on my boat but I’m working with Yacht Group on making that happen. “Don’t be Fooled by Deceptive Marketing, False Claims, Inferior Technology and Cheap Remotes!” leads to many specific accusations against “Dockfake” and lots more exclamation points, all apparently created by competitor Yacht Controller. ARGOMARITIME Officiale Dealer for GREECE. The receiver has a series of LEDs on top of the enclosure that light when a function is activated. I don’t know why they dropped the fakeremotes.com site address, but yachtremotereviews.com seems exactly the same. When I saw the capabilities of the Dockmate product, I had to get involved. Hi Gabriel I haven't used it but have used Yacht Controller extensively and find it to be excellent and would never label it a thingy. 2 New Designs from Benetti Yachts. I would also like to discuss another major difference between Dockmate and Yacht Controller. August 11, 2020. Or give them a call and they will be happy to discuss the differences with you. This eliminates any unwanted control of the vessel. "I’m writing to thank you for making such a great product and to share my experience with our new Dockmate® controller with you. Your email address will not be published. Today's wireless remote yacht controllers help with close-quarters maneuvering and docking. However, if someone activates helm control and shifts or applies throttle, the control of the vessel is immediately transferred back to the helm. Buying Tools . Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. But it takes about one minute to learn that Dockmate Inc in Fort Lauderdale is just one of many global distributors for the Belgium-based Dockmate and thus the claim that thousands of Dockmate installs are out in field is quite credible. Dockmate, which makes wireless remote controls for yachts, has enhanced the functionality of its system to allow the use of more accessories and additional customization. More Electronics. I googled “Dockmate” and there it was again at: yachtremotereviews.com. 12 or 24-volt power can be supplied to the receiver from two separate sources for further redundancy. On Have Another Day it controls my Volvo-Penta QL bow and stern thrusters, twin Volvo-Penta D12-EDC engines, horn and Maxwell 3500 windlass. We’ve cruised thousands of miles aboard our boat from Canada to the Bahamas... READ MORE. However, the original Yacht Controller is embraced by these same manufacturers. The Yacht Controller remote takes command of the vessel. Yacht Controller was born in the late nineties with a long experience in the field of industrial automation processes combined with two passions: navigation and technology. Don't subscribe Yacht Controller must know this, but it seems like they chose to lie about lying instead. For instance, Have Another Day’s torquey motors and big props mean that I can pretty easily spin the boat on differential thrust alone. That's fair...just be bother, but not be bothered. Free yourself from the helm to any position on your vessel. Dockmate® uses a state of the art 2-way FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) with 88bit encoding, and FM modulation on the 433 MHz frequency to provide superior range. Of course this is all ridiculously silly because it’s perfectly fine that both the Dockmate and YachtController U.S. operations are simply distributorships. Another fact about Yacht Controller Remote Control . Their latest system is capable of controlling two engines, one or two windlasses, bow and stern thruster, and a horn. About the size of a large cellphone, the wireless controller has a range of 150 feet and allows the user to operate bow and stern thrusters, main engines, even the horn and windlass. yacht controller. So if you plan going to Europe or the rest of the world or do want to travel the US, Bahamas etc. I don’t have as much hands on experience with Yacht Controller as I do Dockmate so I can’t speak with the same authority on both. By David Schmidt. Dockmate vs Yacht Controller: Pricing and Docking Simplified. Hi Gabriel, A wireless remote will change your life. If it became apparent to Yacht Controller that they couldn’t technically deliver the goods why didn’t they simply admit it and refund my money? Dockmate has an array of options for integrating with engines, thrusters, and windlasses to make the installation as simple and flexible as possible. I want to talk about the two wireless remote vessel controls and my experience with both controllers. It looked familiar so I grabbed a set of binoculars and confirmed it is indeed Samara. EC Ruff has installed a dock assist remote control. I travel with my now 9 and 12 year old aboard. This allows adjustments for how much throttle is applied when maneuvering, how long the thrusters are activated whether turns are made on engines alone or a combination of engines and thrusters and a litany of other tweaks. November 4, 2019. Dockmate has silicone key pad buttons that if you’re not looking at the controller you can’t see what system you are operating. Ben, I can also assure you that it has taken incredible patience and restraint for us to not respond in kind, but only with factual information that we have at the ready which would be very harmful to them. The people that know me are aware of the truth and I really appreciate you making it a point. I will not speak about personalities or cast bad words regarding the authors above. But, a further differentiation is that (to the best of my understanding and reading of both companies’ information) the Yacht Controller remote is transmit only, so it sends a command out and doesn’t know if the receiver has received it. We are very confident that boaters will realize the same, and our CEO’s “no risk” offer in a previous post is indicative of our strong, core belief. Configure your Dockmate® now. 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Replies to my comments First, I think trying to create a link between a garage door opener and Dockmate because they operate in the same frequency band is a false equivalency. PANBO Review of Dockmate Wireless Remotes. We are actually in Naples Florida on a 58-foot Absolute yacht. Chris Mortimer. Dockmate® WIRELESS YACHT CONTROL. I just updated one of the single band systems by purchasing a new Yacht Controller dual band system from Tony at Yacht Controller. Check out the Dockmate website at http://www.dockmate.us Dockmate® offers you the world's most advanced & affordable wireless remote control system for your boat's engines, thrusters, anchor and horn. You move to the back of the vessel for better sightlines and maneuverability of the vessel. They have proven to be very reliable and we have them on all sorts of boats. Dockmate is a wireless remote-control system that simplifies boat docking . if you have any questions please feel free to give me a call. Perhaps just give us the gist of the arguments. I assume you mean that he "approved" the YC, and if so I agree with him. I pushed the joystick away from the dock and of course — since I and the remote were facing the wrong way — the boat headed right for the dock. The father is on the aft deck maneuvering the vessel. I’m going to spare the public a lengthy rebuttal on every point, however I cannot leave the comment above without a response. Your children have watched you operate the vessel many times from the helm. Problem solved Yacht Controller Install | Multiple Dockmate Failures | 86' 2019 Sunseeker OmyBoat Alessio Tumbiolo. Since the dual channels this problem has been eliminated, but it still is on my mind when I use it. ZF Partners with Yacht Controller as the only certified wireless control for their controls. Check out our Youtube Channel, and don't forget to subscribe so you'll be the first to know when we post new content. It was my understanding that Dockmate was competitive with it. (See Figure 1 below) I find myself feeling around for the correct silicone key pad buttons and then looking at the Dockmate controller to confirm that I have selected the correct silicone key pad buttons for the correct command. You are able to leave the helm and get a closer look at your surroundings while still in complete control of the boat’s movement, resulting in total control during typical manoeuvring in marinas and tight quarters. Like where’s that big Yacht Controller sign on top of the HQ? I did speak to a lawyer in Florida and he said I had an excellent case to sue Yacht Controller but that isn’t my style but I am sure they have lost much more business than a refund would have cost as I am happy to tell anyone that will listen about my poor experience with YC. I felt like I owed it to the US market to let people know that there was more than one option out there. Also as another note the controller (remote control) that is used for Yacht Controller has raised small actuators on the remote control which are easy to operate even in the dark. DUBAI. Both Dockmate and Yacht Controller use technology to work through any interference issues. Then in 2014 when Marc’s company Marine Professionals Inc was termed a “key dealer” by Sonos, he helped arrange a Panbo product review. I have carefully studied and used the Yacht Controller product, the Dockmate product,as well as other products on the market. In this entry, I’ll describe the system and my experiences with using it so far, which have been positive. And I notice that MPI is now the only marine Sonos Gold dealer: https://marineprofessionals.com/about-us/. 1. The advantage of dual frequencies and dual transmitters and receivers, is the best of all worlds. 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