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What's new across the RIN

Ubiquitous Positioning: A pipedream or reality?

Professor Terry Moore Director Nottingham Geospatial Institute

HANG North Museum Visit and Seminar

Buccaneer - The Last All-British Bomber

The Ship's Master and Pilot relationship – The Legal and Practical Implications

Who is responsible for what when?

Visit the Shuttleworth Collection

An opportunity to see aircraft and equipment used in WW1 and to hear talks on flying and navigating the aircraft.

The North West Passage in a Small GRP Boat

A Joint meeting of the RIN Small Craft Group and the Thames Royal yacht Club.

Council Members

The Institute's affairs are overseen by an elected President, Officers and Council. Council is made up of Trustees and ex officio representatives from the services, Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority.

The Council is based at the RIN headquarters, within the Royal Geographical Society building in London. The Council has three main Committees - Technical, Membership & Fellowship, and Finance. The Technical Committee includes members from most or all of the Institute's Special Interest Groups. 

Members of Council 2014-15


R A McKinlay

Vice Presidents

Dr N D Hughes OBE & Prof T Moore


D Cockburn

Chairman of the Technical Committee

Dr S Basker

Chairman of the Membership & Fellowship Committee

Wg Cdr J W Lindsay RAF

Other members of the Council

R Angel
Sqn Ldr J Cairns RAF (Rtd)
Lt Cdr F A Egeland-Jensen RN
Lt Cdr S E Gaskin RN
D J S Goddard
P K Hope-Lang
D Rydiard
Capt J B Taylor OBE RN
Ms M M G M von Wendland
Capt R J Wild

Ex Officio Members

P J Brook OBE - CAA
Wg Cdr S Gilbert RAF - RAF


Capt P Chapman-Andrews LVO MBE RN