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--NEW--. The President of the RIN expresses his personal views on various navigational matters
The Scottish Branch is one of the RIN's more active branches, with a varied calendar of events for members. The Branch runs a series of approximately four meetings each winter between October and April to cater for the wide-ranging interests of the members and their guests. Within that programme there is usually at least one meeting devoted to a sailing topic and one to aviation. Visits to places of navigational interest are also arranged when the opportunity arises.
The origins of the Helicopter and its Pioneers
On 8 April the Scottish branch welcomed back founder member Nigel Gardner, who spoke on the development of rotary flight.
Deep Sea Navigation from Traditional to Modern
On 26 November the Branch was joined at the Hawes Inn by Alan Peden, recently of the City of Glasgow College.
Smartphone and Tablet Navigation at Sea
On 29 October, RIN Scottish Branch and guests packed the meeting room at the Hawes Inn at South Queensferry to listen to a vision ...more
The Panama Canal Extension project 2007-2015
Ian Macneil of Witherby Publishing Group Ltd will be speaking on this immense project.
Visit to submarine HMS ASTUTE
Tour of the latest class of RN submarine.
Resilient Position, Navigation & Timing for Mariners
Dr Paul Williams FRIN, from the General Lighthouse Authorities, will speak on GNSS vulnerability issues and trials of various resilient ...more