With our seafaring heritage, the word ‘navigation’ conjures up images of ocean voyages and distant landfalls, but of course the sport of ‘orienteering’ is navigation ashore, and satnav these days is more often practiced in a car. Take your pick.
For a history of navigation at sea see http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/launch_ani_navigation.shtml
The Royal Institute of Navigation exists to increase awareness of the art and science of navigation, with special interest groups and regional meetings and courses. http://www.rin.org.uk/
For a nautical bookshop http://www.seachest.co.uk/acatalog/Sea_Chest_Basic_Navigation__50.html n
For a site which compares prices and performance of car navigation systems http://www.ciao.co.uk/Car_Navigation_Systems_5266530_3