Sir Geoffrey De Freitas

geoffrey_de_freitasThe Right Honourable Sir Geoffrey de Freitas MP KCMG was one of IWA's key influential friends in parliament during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.  He was elected an IWA Vice President in 1966 and became President of the Association in 1978.  In 1938, he married Helen and they started boating with their family on the Fens in the early 1950s, with a cabin cruiser rented from Ely. They maintained their waterway links with East Anglia from that time, later acquiring a holiday home on Wroxham.