Meet the Olympic Sailing Team.

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19th August 2016

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Dear All

Please see below for a fantastic opportunity to meet with the British Sailing Team fresh back from Rio 2016. I would be grateful if you could share the information below and look forward to seeing you there. Please note that you must contact Adriana Wright Adriana.wright@rya.org.ukto attend the 2.30pm Meet and Greet session.

Share in the British Sailing Team’s Olympic success at Dartmouth Royal Regatta

Fresh from their success representing Great Britain at the Rio 2016 Olympics, the British Sailing Team is heading to Dartmouth Royal Regatta to share their success. With a fantastic haul of three gold medals and one silver medal, the sailors are looking forward to celebrating with visitors to the Regatta, one of the UK’s most historic and celebrated sailing events.

On Saturday 27th August the Regatta will officially welcome the sailors home and you will have the chance to meet the team, see the medals, have your photo taken with the sailors and show your support for their achievements.

Meet the British Sailing Team – Saturday 27th August.

11am – Public Meet and Greet
By the entrance to the main Dartmouth Regatta marquee in Coronation park nr. Combe Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PQ.
Meet the sailors, see the Olympic medals up close and have your photo taken with the team.

2.30pm – Exclusive Meet and Greet
Local sailors and youngsters are invited to an exclusive meet and greet event at the Dartmouth Yacht Club, hosted by BBC Commentator and double Olympic gold medalist Shirley Robertson OBE. Space is limited, please contact Adriana at the RYA to organize your attendance – adriana.wright@rya.org.uk

4pm – British Sailing Team Mainstage Appearance
Come and learn more about their Olympic experiences and see their medals. Shirley Robertson will also be hosting the mainstage show. After the show you are invited up onto the mainstage to meet the sailors, to see and touch the Olympic medals and get autographs from the greatest names in British sailing.
Royal Dartmouth Regatta Bandstand, Royal Avenue Gardens, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PQ

Many thanks,

Pete Muskett
Sailing Development Officer
Contracted by Royal Yachting Association
T: 07958012745
E: pete.muskett@gmail.com