Team GB sailors and rising stars of the marine industry congratulated at Parlimentary Reception
Friday 23 November 2012
MPs, Peers, Olympic and Para Olympic athletes recently gathered in Parliament for a joint reception of the British Marine Federation (BMF) and Royal Yachting Association (RYA) in the House of Commons.
The joint reception was sponsored by keen sailing enthusiast Richard Ottaway MP, giving the guests the opportunity to discuss issues the two organisations. During the event the audience was introduced to boating's up and coming talent acknowledging the important contribution that young people can make, especially as we progress towards the Rio Olympics in 2016.