as AOST Assistant Coach supporting Team Head Coach, Grant Alderson - both are heading to Hong Kong for the 2017 Optimist Asian & Oceanian Championship. Annabelle will work alongside Grant to support the 10 competitors from AUS. Annabelle comes with an extensive background in Opti's having competed for many years in Australia and in several overseas regattas - a highlight was winning the Optimist Nationals in 2013. Annabelle has moved into 29ers, achieving success winning the 29er Female World title in 2016 and 2017. The 2017 Asians Team will be looking forward to her support at this event.