Owen Parker, who was Sir Edward Heath’s professional sailing master on several yachts owned and skippered by the former UK Prime Minister passed away on July 9 aged 76 after a long battle with cancer.
The obituary from the Daily Telegraph can be read?nid=46742
From left: Anthony Churchill (left), Sammy Sampson (rear), Owen Parker, Jean Berger, Ted Heath, and Duncan Kay celebrate their win in the 1969 Sydney Hobart Race, by one of the smallest boats in the fleet. - George Layton Click Here to view large photo
Owen Parker trims aboard the fourth Morning Cloud - George Layton