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The Micro/Nano-Satellite Revolution
15/01/2015

Prof Craig I Underwood of the Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, will review this remarkable technology.


2015 London Boat Show
09/01/2015

The RIN has once again taken a stand at the 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show, which takes place between 9th -18th January, 2015.


Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 3.
02/12/2014

This is the third and final part of the submission containing the conclusions. A full copy of the submission is available for download ...more


Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 2.
01/12/2014

This news item reproduces the second part of the submission contained in the news item Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde ...more


Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 1.
01/12/2014

On 24 November, Peter Eddis, RIN Member and Rear Commodore Sailing, Royal Victoria Yacht Club attended a meeting regarding the above. ...more

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The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) is a learned society with charitable status. Formed in 1947, its aims have always been threefold:

  • To unite all those with a professional or personal interest in any aspect of navigation in one unique body;
  • To further the development of navigation in every sphere;
  • And to increase public awareness of the art and science of navigation.

Navigation encompasses the science, the technology and the practice of getting from A-B on land, in the air, on seas and rivers, and in space. The RIN exists to study, to practice and to inform the public about one of the broadest and most diverse subjects in the world.

In 2007, in recognition of the importance of its work, the RIN was granted a Royal Charter by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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