Osprey Technical was established in 2011 and is owned and managed by Rachel Oliver (MEng CANTAB) - combining her passion for sailing and navigation with a Master’s Degree in Engineering.

Rachel's vision for Osprey is to deliver technical innovation and quality products with a strong focus on professional customer service. She has 12 years of experience in the industry supporting many top teams in the IMOCA 60 and Volvo Ocean fleet before establishing Osprey.



We are proud of our skilled and professional team, and we are sure you will enjoy working with them.


Rob Langford-Wood (MEng Hons) joined Osprey after 8 years working for B&G (Navico) in a variety of technical roles, most recently as product manager for the H5000 instrument and autopilot system. Rob's methodical approach enables him to break down seemingly complex systems and help clients get the most out of the available technology in a way that’s easy to understand. Tom Robinson (BSc Hons) combines his background in computer science and network management with a passion for yacht racing and several years’ experience working onboard a wide range of vessels including IMOCA 60 and Volvo 70's. Jesse Naimark-Rowse (BEng) is a qualified naval architect with extensive experience as the captain of Grand Prix race boats and has thousands of miles of offshore racing under his belt. Shaun Pammenter has a Masters in applied meteorology and has experience in high-profile race campaigns. Peter Cowell (BEng Hons) joins us from B&G (Navico) bringing a wealth of technical knowledge and sailing experience.


Kelly Semke is a qualified accountant with vast management experience and assists with operational business activities. David Gosney has extensive financial experience and manages our internal accounts. Debbie Brown is our office administrator and is in charge of all things administrative at Osprey Technical.