Jim Nicol

Jim spent the majority of his working life at the UK Hydrographic Office where he was initially trained as a compiler, working on both new charts and updating existing ones covering all parts of the world. During his career he also specialised in Photogrammetry and in latter years in Electronic Charts (ENCs), spending 2½ years working in Stavanger, Norway, on a joint venture with the Norwegians. Jim fully retired at the end of December 2009 and is now acting as the Secretary of the local Conservative Club and as Treasurer of various other organisations.