Sailor 500 FleetBroadband System

Regular Price $18,345.00 Special Price $13,339.00
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Regular Price $18,345.00 Special Price $13,339.00

The SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband is small and lightweight but enables a wealth of functionality including broadband internet/intranet, email and secure VPN with voice calling and data use simultaneously. Lower capital investment relative to competing connectivity services and flexible, simple installation, even by crew, enables cost-effective, high bandwidth connectivity and communication.


SAILOR® 500 FleetBroadband

The SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband is designed for vessels and platforms with demanding requirements for connectivity. It meets the critical needs for voice and data communication of maritime and offshore professionals globally but despite its power, is a compact, lightweight solution. It provides extensive functionality including full access to bandwidth-hungry IP applications, broadband internet/intranet, e-mail, secure VPN and nine simultaneous voice lines. Speeds up to 432 kbps bring the broadband experience to the oceans.

Designed to provide reliable operation in the harsh maritime environment, SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband antenna is a fully stabilized 3-axis antenna with rate sensors for improved performance and fast, intelligent satellite tracking. Built to the world-renowned SAILOR standards, the antenna really does place SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband miles ahead of the competition and ensures reliable connectivity at all times. With high quality voice and reliable multi-user data connectivity, SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband harnesses the power of global broadband at sea so friends and family are only a call or email away.

High-end Connectivity

With high-speed internet connectivity, running efficiency enhancing custom IP solutions in parallel with email, VPN and voice calling is all in a day’s work for SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband. It enables tracking and telemetry functionality, so colleagues on shore have all the information they need; real-time engine data for maintenance, drilling data for improving production or position data for fleet tracking and management. With SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband, you can also provide communication and internet access for crew, which is vital for ensuring an efficient workforce.

Professional & proven performance

SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband uses a fully stabilized 3-axis antenna with rate sensors for improved performance and fast, intelligent satellite tracking. It’s built to the world-renowned SAILOR standards, so you benefit from reliable, always available connectivity at all times, regardless of location and conditions.

Simple and secure installation

SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband is easy to deploy and getting connected is a straightforward, cost-effective process. The system is delivered with everything you need to get started in the box and because it is based on standard IP services and features a clear user interface, connecting your computer, corporate network, external sensors

Multiple voice lines

With up to nine simultaneous voice lines possible using Inmarsat Multi-voice, an important part of the SAILOR 500 FleetBroadband solution is the Thrane IP Handset. This advanced plug-and-play handset provides an intuitive user interface through a 2.2” TFT colour screen and features cutting-edge technology, such as a state-of-the-art echo cancellation and noise suppression software, for excellent audio clarity.

Communicate with confidence

SAILOR products are highly regarded by maritime professionals for their design and build quality, which results in excellent reliability. To support this, we guarantee fast and dependable service through our established network of On Board Service Centers (OSC). With OSC locations all around the world, service and support is always available, whenever and wherever it is needed.

More Information
Part Number FBB-500

- Cost Effective access to data services

- Data Speed up to 432Kbps

- Voice and data simultaneously

- IP connection for e-mail and internet/intranet access, including secure VPN ISDN

- Small size hardware

- Telephone & Web Server Functionality

- Phone book

- Message indication

- Restricted dialling

- Traffic logging

- Set-up and Router Functionallity

- Built-in NAT router


Global Services

Standard IP

SAILOR 150: Up to 150 kbps

SAILOR 250: Up to 284 kbps

SAILOR 500: Up to 432 kbps

Streaming IP


SAILOR 250: 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 kbps

SAILOR 500: 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 kbps


SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250: N/A

SAILOR 500: 64 kbps


SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250: G3 fax via 3.1 kHz Audio

SAILOR 500: G4 via UDI, G3 fax via 3.1 kHz Audio

SMS (Standard 3G)

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 160 Characters

Standard Voice

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 4 kbps

Premium Voice

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 3.1 kHz Audio, 64 kbps


SAILOR 150: 4 voice lines simultaneously

SAILOR 250: 6 voice lines simultaneously

SAILOR 500: 9 voice lines simultaneously


SAILOR 150: 2 ports

SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 4 ports

Phone/Fax (2-wire)

SAILOR 150: 1 port

SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 2 ports



SAILOR 250: 1 port (3.1 kHz Audio)

SAILOR 500: 1 port (data/3.1 kHz Audio)

I/O Connector

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 1 connector with 5 configurable inputs/outputs

L-Band Output

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 1 port for L-Band broadcast service

Status LED

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: Full status LED panel

SIM Card Slot

SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: 1 SIM Card slot for BGAN SIM card


SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: Integral DHCP/NAT router


SAILOR 150 / SAILOR 250 / SAILOR 500: Built-in PBX


Recommended Antenna Cable

Cable loss max/ min: 20 dB at 1,62 GHz and 1.0 Ω DC loop resistance 3 dB at 36 - 4 dB at 54 MHz


ADU / BDU: TNC, female

Frequency Band

Rx: 1525.0 - 1559.0 MHz

Tx: 1626.5 - 1660.5 MHz

Ch. spacing: 10.5 -189 kHz, Rx 21 - 189 kHz, Tx

Mechanical Shock

20g/11 half-sine

Power Supply and Consumption

DC input range (isolated)

10 to 32V DC

Power (max), incl. antenna & PoE output

150 W @10-32V

Environmental Conditions

Ambient Temperature

-25 to +55°C

ADU Storage

-40 to +85°C

Survival (power on, non functional)

-40 to +80°C, Automatic thermal surveillance shuts down system gradually in ease of own temperature

Operating humidity

BDU: 95% non-condensing at +40°C

ADU: "Exposed" according to EN60 954




Icing (survival)

Max 25 mm

Vibration (ADU)

Vibration, operational

Random spectrum 1.05 g rms x 3 axes:

5 to 20 Hz: 0.02 g2/Hz

20 to 150 Hz: -3 dB/octave

Vibration, non-operational

Random spectrum 1.7 g rms 2 h x 3 axes (6 h total):

5 to 20 Hz: 0.05 g2/Hz,

20 to 150 Hz: -3 dB/octave

Ship Motion


+/- 30 deg. per. 4 s, max 0.7 g tan


+/- 15 deg. per. 3 s, max 0.6 g tan


+/- 10 deg. per. 5 s, max 0.3 g tan


+/- 0.5g


+/- 0.5g


+/- 0.7g

Turning rate

+/- 36˚/s; ACC 12˚/s²

Headway Speed

22 m/s (42 knots)


100 knotts


Inmarsat FleetBroadband approved. Compliant to RTTE, CE Marked. Testet to FCC part 25

Network Inmarsat BGAN
Brand Cobham
Package Includes - Antenna (ADU)
- Terminal (BDU)
- Power Supply
- VoIP Handset
- VoIP Handset Cradle
- 30M Antenna Cable*
Airtime Rates

Fleet Broadband Postpaid Airtime  

An Activation Fee of $50 applies at initial activation and each time the terminal is reactivated.

These plans and the bundled data within may be shared between two Fleet Broadband terminals provided they are installed on the same vessel.

Click here for online activation form.

For more information about starting service please contact us at 1.305.633.9636.

Coverage Map

Coverage Area
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia