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What's new across the RIN

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.


RIN - RMets Weather & Sailing Conference 2014
29/11/2014

Meteorology and Sailing conditions for the yachtsman.


Trinity House 2015 AtoN Review Consultation
22/11/2014

Trinity House has recently undertaken a review of their Aids to Navigation (AtoN) provided around the coasts of England, Wales and ...more


TopNav 2015
16/11/2014

The 2015 TopNav competition will take place on 9 May at White Waltham, Sherburn-in-Elmet and Bodmin.


Flying The Spitfire
04/12/2014

As part of the Salisbury Wings Week Lecture Series, Squadron Leader Andy Millikin talks about flying the Spitfire.

Aims & Objectives

Aims

The RIN has three main aims:

  • 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.

Activities

In order to achieve its aims, the RIN:

  • Has a fantastic range of Special Interest Groups and regional Branches, to run events and keep members at the forefront of navigation debate.
  • Runs targeted events and international conferences, highlighting the hot issues, the best research and leading activity in the navigation industry.
  • Publishes the world-renowned Journal of Navigation quarterly, featuring the best new academic research in navigation.
  • Publishes Navigation News, the popular bimonthly magazine covering all aspects of navigation.
  • Runs competitions to promote navigation in all areas - TopNav for general aviators, New Navigators to give navigation students a chance to show their skills to industry, Young Navigators to inspire an interest in navigation in young people etc.
  • Works closely with international bodies including the International Association of Institutes of Navigation (IAIN),  the European Group of Institutes of Navigation (EUGIN), the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to determine policy and best practice in the world of navigation.
  • Houses the Cundall Library of Navigation - the UK's leading navigation-specific library of books and resources - which is open to the public, and from which Members can borrow.