The RIN has a number of regional Branches in the UK. RIN members who live in one of the areas covered by a Branch automatically become a member of that Branch, along with any SIGs they wish to join. Branch members get access to a lively programme of events in their area, designed to target the navigation issues and history of the region.
Anglian Branch - The RIN's newest Branch, the Anglian holds events and meetings throughout the region.
Boscombe Down Branch - The Boscombe Down Branch mixes civilian and military research, and its regular meetings are open to all.
East Midlands Branch - The East Midlands Branch holds events and meetings throughout the region.
Irish Branch -The Irish holds regular meetings on issues of navigational importance in Ireland, and has members from both North and South.
North West Branch - The North West Branch holds regular meetings and arranges informal visits to places of significance throughout the North West. Meetings are open to all.
Scottish Branch - The Scottish branch holds regular lectures and organises visits to places of navigational interest throughout Scotland.
Solent Branch - The Solent Branch is very active, with a regular series of events and meetings.
The RIN is increasingly acting as the voice of UK navigation in the wider world, and is always looking to expand its branch network both within and without the UK.
Croatian Branch - The Croatian Branch is relatively new but has already organised several meetings and conferences.
EUGIN -The European Union Group of Institutes of Navigation is a non-profit-making organisation comprising of some of Europe’s leading Institutes of Navigation. It allows for a European voice to be heard on matters of navigational importance. IAIN - The International Association of Institutes of Navigation is a non-profit making organisation uniting national and multinational institutes and organisations fostering human activities at sea, in the air, in space and on land.