Headmaster Thomas Garnier writes to all OPs who contributed towards the cost of this development. Construction of the new Music/Computer Technology complex at Pangbourne College began on 9th May. Thomas Garnier has written to all those OPs who contributed towards the £2 million target to thank them for their loyal support. In part he wrote:…Details
The Chairman of the College’s Governors invites the OPs to update them on OP activities. On 6th July 2011 Mark Dumas, as Chairman of the OPs, made a presenation to the Colleges’s Governors at their Summer Meeting. He said there were probably over 3,500 OPs ranging from their 90’s to those who left Pangbourne at…Details
OP images realting to Founder’s Day 2011 may now be viewed in the Gallery section under Nos. 298-337.
Images of the OP golf society outing at Hankley Common July 5 may be viewed from Nos. 338-350.
All help with caption names gratefully received from any OP!
Two OPs play leading roles in MN Association ceremony. Sir Garth Morrison (56-61), Lord Lieutenant of East Lothian, presented new colours to the East Lothian branch of the Merchant Navy Association April 10. By a great coincidence the standard bearer to whom Garth presented the colours was an OP – David Fisher (59-62). David has…Details
Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson triumph in the Star class at the World Cup in Mallorca. Despite an eight-month absence from international Star competition Olympic gold medallists Percy & Simpson “knocked spots off their world-class rivals” in the Princess Sofia regatta in early April in Majorca. Winning both Star class races in breezy conditions on…Details
A Reunion is being organised of all OPs who left the Nautical College in the summer of 1961. It will take place on Founder’s Day, Saturday July 2. Anyone interested in attending should contact Lindsey Hughes at the College or Robin Knight (56-61) on email@example.com A total of 32 OPs left the NCP in 1961.…Details
A reminder to apply for tickets soon! The 58th OP Dinner is to be held on Wednesday April 20th at 1900 hours for 1930 in HQS Wellington in London. The vessel is moored on the Embankment at Temple Stairs. A three course dinner with wine is included in the price (65 pounds – cheques should…Details
A Reunion of OPs living in New Zealand will take place on April 21 at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Auckland. About 35 OPs are known to be living in New Zealand. The OP Rep in the country, Nick Edwards (55-58) firstname.lastname@example.org is organising the event together with Robin Paine (55-58) and will be contacting OPs…Details
OP Mike Smith (60-65) accompanies Argentine veteran around Falklands chapel. On March 14th only the second known Argentine veteran of the Falklands conflict 29 years ago visited the College to be shown around the Falklands Islands Memorial Chapel. Horacio Benitez was a 19 year old conscripted sergeant during the Falklands war in 1982. He was…Details
David Nicholson (64-68) takes part in successful event. David Nicholson (64-68), the HR Manager of Petroleum Geo-Services, was one of 47 representatives of companies, universities and other organisations exhibiting their wares at the annual Careers Fair held at the College March 11. Among those also in attendance were the Thames Valley Police, the Royal Navy, the…Details