Sailor 250 FleetBroadband


No other company is as familiar with the special needs for maritime satellite communication as Thrane & Thrane. Combined with an extensive know-how and hands-on experience from land-based satellite broadband solutions, the SAILOR FleetBroadband offer all mariners a whole new level of maritime satellite communication. Remarkable data speed These unique solutions give you faster, more cost-effective access to data services than ever before. Data speed becomes especially remarkable when compared with weight and size of the antennas. At a diameter of only 60 cm and weighing just 16 kg the SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband delivers an amazing data speed of up to 432 kbps. IP handset (VoIP) As an important part of this offering, the SAILOR FleetBroadband solutions include a new handset. With this handset companies will be able to integrate their telecommunications and infrastructure, streamlining the whole operation. The handset has been developed with a special focus on the users and the features they need.

Life at sea mirrors more and more the everyday life ashore when it comes to communication. Why settle for less on sea than at home? Now you can look after your business in the middle of the Caribbean Ocean. For the first time in history it is possible to get affordable IP communication on board.

With SAILOR 250 FleetBroadband the possibilities are endless, only your imagination sets the limits!

Certification 16681/I/SDPPI/2013

SAILOR FleetBroadband from Thrane & Thrane is ready to embark your ship. Choose between SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband or SAILOR 250 FleetBroadband for reliable high-speed IP communication. The next generation of satellite communication with seamless coverage based on Inmarsat services.

Key Benefits

  • IP connection for e-mail and internet/intranet access including secure VPN
  • Streaming IP (Quality of Service; i.e. guaranteed bandwidth)
  • ISDN (SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband only)
  • Voice and data simultaneously
  • Small size hardware

Simultaneously having access to voice and high-speed data services on a global basis will revolutionize data success on vessels. Sea chart information, online weather data, route planning and crew calling can all be undertaken at the same time, highly increasing information efficiency on board.

Operation and service of FleetBroadband will continue for many years ensuring a stable platform for the future.

Details / Specs

Equipment overview
Manufacturer Thrane & Thrane
Name SAILOR 250
Weight 5.0kgs
11 lbs (5 kg) – Compact / 20 lbs (9 kg) – M5 Matching
Size Above-deck unit:

Height 27.56cm, diameter 32.92cm (3.9kg)

Below-deck unit:

27.3 x 26.4 x 4.25cm


1.52 x 5.5 x 2.65cm

Standard IP: Up to 284kbps
Streaming IP: 8, 16, 32, 64, 128kbps
Voice: 4kbps, 3.1kHz audio
FAX : Group 3 fax via 3.1kHz audio
SMS : Standard 3G (up to 160 characters)
Interface: RJ-11(2), RJ-45(4), Ethernet(PoE), L-Band connector, digital I/O, DC Power input
Operational temperatures: -25°c to +55°c
Send and receive e-mails and browse the web Product Sheet
Get access to remote networks securely
Send and receive large files
Access to voice and data simultaneously