Main page/News about mega yachts/On Board Equipment News about mega yachts - On Board Equipment All news Upcoming Events New models Company news Sailing Races Interesting facts On Board Equipment DAME awards soon to be announced for 2013 - 52 finalists 07.11.2013 The DAME Awards are on again. The world’s number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories will be announced during the Marine Equipments Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam, 19-21 November. AIS concern - serious vulnerability to hacking 28.10.2013 That AIS system you have such faith in may not be so secure after all. Hundreds of thousands of vessels, including many sailing boats worldwide, rely on the Automatic Identification System (AIS) for sharing vessel movements. Now the system has shown to be easily vulnerable to hacking.