• Date: September 17, 2017, By admin Category - Clubs, Sailing
    The OPYC was indebted to the Royal Yacht Squadron for allowing it to hold the Old Pangbournian RYS members and Yacht Club Centenary Dinner on the Platform of the RYS in June,” reports OPYC Vice Commodore Merrick Rayner (68-73).  “OPYC members were also allowed to moor their boats in theRead More >
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  • Date: September 4, 2017, By admin Category - News of OPs
    Sir Steve Redgrave with Merrick Rayner (r)     MONACO, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has closed the previously announced merger  with Navig8 Product Tankers Inc… Through the merger and related transactions, Scorpio has acquired an operating fleet of 27 eco-design productRead More >
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  • Date: September 2, 2017, By admin Category - Centenary, News
                                               [some of the OPs present at the Service, with the Headmaster and Jim McBroom]   A short service was held on Friday 1st September 2017 at the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel to commemorate the 100th anniversary to the day of the opening of the Nautical College, Pangbourne – todayRead More >
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  • Date: August 23, 2017, By admin Category - Obituaries
    Alan Willson (54-57) died at the age of 74 in September, 2015. He lived in Devon and is survived by his wife and a step daughter. His brother Colin writes: “On leaving Pangbourne, Alan joined the Army Intelligence Regiment. He saw active service during the 60’s and 70’s in CyprusRead More >
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  • Date: August 15, 2017, By admin Category - News of OPs
        Simone Greatorex (11-16; centre in the image above) is holding a fundraising dinner on 17th February, 2018 in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK and hopes that OPs in the Reading/Thames Valley area will be able to attend.   The venue will be Trunkwell House Hotel,  Beech Hill Road, Read More >
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  • Date: August 9, 2017, By admin Category - News of OPs
              James Shuttleworth (77-81) has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Derbyshire, following in the footsteps of his father J.A. Shuttleworth (32-35).   After a brief period in the RN and few years in London (in property), James returned to Derbyshire 25 years ago and hasRead More >
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  • Date: August 9, 2017, By admin Category - Centenary, News, Reunions
    As previewed in two email newsletters and a separate email, the OP Society and the College Development Office are in the process of confirming venues and prices for a centenary reunion event in North America for OPs and their spouses/partners in late October. OP Charlie Bown (72-76) is very kindlyRead More >
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  • Date: August 8, 2017, By admin Category - Memories of Pangbourne, Sailing
    Mike Beavington (59-63) has been rooting around in his loft again. This time he has been finding old colour slides.  He writes:   “A friend who was a professional photographer has scanned them for me and I have posted some on Google Photos.There are nine pictures. I have added someRead More >
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  • Date: August 6, 2017, By admin Category - Obituaries
      Philip Shard (70-75) died in hospital on May 31, 2017 after being struck by lightning May 27 while playing a round of golf at the Fynn Valley Golf Club near Ipswich, Suffolk. Fellow players and paramedics tried desperately to resuscitate him after he collapsed on the course and hisRead More >
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  • Date: August 2, 2017, By admin Category - News of OPs
    Michael Duck (69-74), the OP Rep in Hong Kong, attended the Henley Royal Regatta this year and sent along some photos afterwards.   [Michael (l) with son Simon (04-07)]                               [Michael (r) with Geoff Peters (Macquarie)Read More >
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