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Anna Burnet - Mixed multihull


Anna posing for a picture after wining a sailing competition

Class and Role

Mixed multihull (Nacra 17), Crew

Sailing partner

John Gimson

Place of birth 

Hammersmith, London (but I'm Scottish!) 

Home town 

Shandon, Argyll & Bute

Home sailing club 

Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club




Age you started sailing


Year you joined the British Sailing Team


Any major achievements in your sailing career?

2x World Champion, 1x European champion, Olympic silver medal at Tokyo 2020.

Do you have any academic qualifications?

BSc Sports Studies, Southampton University.

What are your passions outside of sailing? 

Sport and outdoors.

Any other interesting or little-known info?

I play the drums and so does John. My grandad played rugby for Scotland and my sister was in the GB hockey squad!