Round the Island Race 2016

For the first time in the history of the prestigious Round the Island Yacht Race, an all-OP crew entered this year.   The race, round the Isle of Wight, is held annually and in 2016 attracted 1,533 entries (of which only 994 finished due to the extreme weather conditions).   Andy Roy (61-65) provided his…

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R.G. Covington (40-43)

Cdr. R.G. Covington RN (40-43)  passed away on 10th August, 2016 according to his next of kin Susan Roach. A long-time resident in Devon, he was living in The Rise Care Home in Dawlish at the time.   Research into his RN record shows that Dick Covington entered the Royal Navy as a Midshipman (E)…

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OP Weekend October 8/9

                              All OPs, Honorary OPs and their partners are most welcome to attend the centenary OP weekend October 8/9, now just a month away.   There will be two packed days of events starting at 2pm on Saturday afternoon when College…

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Diana Seidl

                        Diana Seidl, an Honorary OP who taught Art very successfully at the College for 25 years to the late-1990s, has produced a book “Drawing and Painting on the iPad” (available through Amazon Books). Reviews have been uniformly positive – “very clear instructions…just right…

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William Pickering (97-03)

                                William Pickering (97-03) has a new job as an Account Manager with ENGIE (formerly GDF Suez), the French multinational company which employs 20,000 people in the U.K. and provides individuals, cities and businesses with innovative energy solutions.   From…

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