Anna Burnet

Anna Burnet

Date of birth:
27 September 1992
Star sign:
Libra
Place of Birth:
Rhu, Scotland
Current Hometown:
Southampton
Race class:
49er FX

First boat sailed and where?

Optimist from Rhu Marina on the Clyde 

Who got you into sailing?

My parents

Favourite boat?

Undecided

Biggest influence in your career to date?

Callum Macdonald and my parents

Your worst moment in sailing?

Messing up medal races at Junior Europeans

Your best moment in sailing?

Silver medal at 2011 Junior Worlds

Best sailing venue in the UK?

Weymouth

Best sailing venue in the World?

Auckland/Takapuna, New Zealand

Most annoying rule in the sailing rule book?

Most of them are annoying

If you weren’t a professional sailor what else would you be?

Doing another sport

How do you progress from a club sailor to an Olympic class sailor?

Train and race a lot and sail the right boats.

What are your greatest passions outside of sailing?

Other sports, music and seeing friends

Do you follow any other sports?

Tennis or anything really.

Has injury ever prevented you from sailing?

Knee injury at junior level

Most expensive sailing accident?

....there’s been a few crashes

Any heroes?

Sir Peter Blake

What other sports do you play?

Tennis, hockey, skiing, snowboarding, windsurfing

What football club do you support?

Celtic if any.

Worst habit?

Procrastinating from uni work

What’s your greatest fear or phobia?

Getting old and not doing what I wanted to do.

Favorite reality show?

Made In Chelsea

What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?

Learn to surf and join a band. 

Do you have any lucky charms or rituals?

Not that I can think of. 

If you had a theme song what would it be?

Disparate Youth - Santigold

Name 3 things that are always in your shopping trolley?

Milk, bananas and yoghurt

What was the last book you read?

Heroines of sport: The politics of difference and identity by Jennifer Hargreaves (for uni, not out of choice exactly)

Dream holiday?

Travelling around the world or a watersports/snowsports holiday.

Date Event Class Position
Apr 17 Sailing World Cup Hyeres Nacra 17 6
Apr 17 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Nacra 17 2
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami Nacra 17 4
Jan 17 Sailing World Cup Miami 470 (Women) 6
Dec 16 Sailing World Cup Final Melbourne Nacra 17 3
Jun 16 Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er FX 13
Apr 16 49er & 49erFX European Championship 49er FX 25
Feb 16 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 17
Feb 16 49er & 49erFX World Championship 49er FX 29
Jan 16 Sailing World Cup Miami 49er FX 11
Jun 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland 49er FX 27
Jan 15 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami 470 (Women) 22
Sep 14 ISAF Sailing World Championships 470 (Women) 14
Jul 14 Open 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 15
May 14 Delta Lloyd Regatta 470 (Women) 3
Dec 13 Semana Olimpica Canaria De Vela 470 (Women) 5
Dec 13 Palamos Christmas Race 470 (Women) 8
Oct 13 Semaine Olympique Francaise 470 (Women) 7
Jul 13 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 39
Jun 13 Open 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 16
Jun 13 Kieler Woche 470 (Women) 6
Mar 13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma 470 (Women) 12
Dec 12 Palamos Christmas Race 470 (Women) 8
Jun 12 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 25
Jun 12 Open 470 European Championships 470 (Women) 6
May 12 470 World Championships 470 (Women) 30
Jan 12 470 Junior World Championships 470 (Women) 3
Jul 11 Delta Lloyd - 470 Junior World Championships 470 (Women) 2
Jun 11 Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 470 (Women) 39
Apr 11 Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE 470 (Women) 39
Apr 11 Semaine Olympique Francaise 470 (Women) 48
Jan 01 Nacra 17 6



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