Annie was born and grew up sailing in Poole Harbour, UK.
Her passion for racing led her to compete for the British Olympic Sailing Team and in the past two Volvo Ocean Races. She is four times World Champion, an Olympian and Round The World Sailor. Drawing from her career in sport, her expertise, knowledge and strong leadership skills, she is also a motivational speaker - known to many in the Yachting Industry.
She has spent many winters training and competing in Mallorca and now lives on the island with her family, sailing whenever she can!