Marcus Hanreck (50-54)

  Marc Hanreck (50-54) died on 2nd October, 2015, aged 78. His sister Julie North writes:   “Marc was born in Horsham and was educated locally until he went to The Nautical College in 1950. After Pangbourne he joined Union Castle Line as an Officer Cadet on foreign-going vessels and completed his cadetship in 1957.…

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Rohan Greenland (74-79)

From the Sydney Morning Herald December 21:   Queensland at forefront of looming Australian obesity disaster     Expanding waistlines are expected to cost billions in increased disease management.Two thirds of Queenslanders are either overweight or obese, as a predicted surge in the national obesity crisis is expected to cost Australia billions in additional health…

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Anthony Clifford (75-82) Clipper race update

  On December 19th Anthony Clifford (75-82), taking part in the Clipper round-the-world race, reported safely from Sydney:   “I arrived in Sydney on-board the Clipper sponsored boat LMAX Exchange after our shortest race to date since leaving the UK but probably our most difficult race from Albany, Western Australia.   The distance of just…

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David Cobb (35-37)

    Charles David Cobb (35-37), the renowned marine artist, died peacefully at his home near Lymington on 18th June, 2014, aged 93 as recently communicated to the OP Society.   His friend John Webster (46-50) in an obituary for The Royal Cruising Club (RCC) of which David was a life member, wrote:   “At…

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Calling all OP golfers!

  2016 CENTENARY MATCHPLAY TROPHY     Following the tremendous success of the inaugural competition this year, which was won by Richard Darlington (69-76), entries are now open for 2016. Already nearly 20 places have been taken.   The competition is open to all OPs, whether members of a golf club or not, providing a…

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Terry Iles (63-68)

During Terry’s 31-years in the Royal Navy he saw service throughout the world, particularly in Mine Countermeasure Vessels and Aircraft Carriers.   He returned to his native Guernsey with his wife Janet and their two children in 1999. Both Terry and Janet have since been actively involved in St. Andrews’ Church activities. Currently he is…

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