New OP Rep in USA

                    Gyles Thornley (88-93) gthornley@gmail.com who lives in Aspen, Colorado, has agreed to become the fourth OP Rep in the United States.   The others are Wayne Heyland wheyland@gmail.com in New York, Nick Gillett mail@nick-g.com in Los Angeles and Jeff Beech-Garwood jeffbeechg@gmail.com  in Minnesota.   It…

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Henley Regatta update

Some OPs have been in touch to express their disappointment at the non-appearance of a Pangbourne eight in the Princess Elizabeth Cup at Henley regatta this year. In response an “informed source” gave this statement to the OP website before the regatta: “We could easily have had an VIII racing in the PE – our…

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‘City of Adelaide’ update

              The ‘City of Adelaide’ Project Manager Peter Christopher recently sent the message below to the OP Rep in Melbourne, Richard (Sam) Strachan (58-62), about the only surviving Devitt & Moore vessel:   “You will be pleased to hear that the project is moving along nicely. Since the end…

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Louis Bearn (07-12)

The OP Rep in Melbourne, Australia, Richard Strachan (58-62), reports:   “I have just today (June 26th, 2015) said au revoir to OP Louis Bearn (2012) who returns home in a few days to Bicester after his obviously enjoyed and worthwhile sojourn at Melbourne University before completing his final year of “History” at the Royal…

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Theodore Isaacs (74-81)

                      For more than 20 years Theodore has worked in the Business Change, Transition and Transformation consultancy sector, specialising in leading global programmes for banks and financial services companies across dispersed teams and multiple time zons with the aim of boosting operational effectiveness.   For…

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Charles Williamson (69-74)

                Reprinted from the Cornell Daily Sun (February 11, 2015)   Cornell University Close-Ups – Professor Charles Williamson Discusses Sailing, Approach to Education   “Whether Prof. Charles Williamson, engineering, is planning one of his performative teaching demonstrations, sailing on Lake Cayuga or researching sustainability practices, he said he…

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I.A. Shuttleworth (57-62)

                      Ian Shuttleworth (57-62) died peacefully on 23rd May, 2015, aged 71, after a courageous fight against cancer. He was the brother of Michael, Richard (his twin), Ashton, William and James. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Cowes on September 25th.   Most…

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Michael Johnson (59-63)

Captain Michael Johnson RN (59-63)  died peacefully at home in Fareham on June 6th, 2015 after a long illness. A Tribute given at his funeral stated in part:   “Michael was born in Exeter in 1945 into a naval family with generations of naval Captains. Inevitably he had a peripatetic childhood following his father’s appointments…

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