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The Micro/Nano-Satellite Revolution

Prof Craig I Underwood of the Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, will review this remarkable technology.

2015 London Boat Show

The RIN has once again taken a stand at the 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show, which takes place between 9th -18th January, 2015.

Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 3.

This is the third and final part of the submission containing the conclusions. A full copy of the submission is available for download ...more

Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 2.

This news item reproduces the second part of the submission contained in the news item Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde ...more

Proposed Marine Conservation Zones – Norris to Ryde - Part 1.

On 24 November, Peter Eddis, RIN Member and Rear Commodore Sailing, Royal Victoria Yacht Club attended a meeting regarding the above. ...more

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
J Pottle (Corporate) - Spirent


Capt P Chapman-Andrews LVO MBE RN