Iver Ahlmann. 2010, 2011 & 2012 GER National Champion
is a Q&A that was completed by MPS GER 2012 National
Champion Iver Ahlmann
What got you into the MPS class?
An article about the launch
of the MUSTO Skiff in Yachts & Yachting which I
read when I was at school back in 1999. It took me 8
years to save up and get one.
What have you sailed previously?
Optimist, Europe and 29er
How old, tall and heavy are you?
30 years, 178cm and 65kg
How much training did you do in
the MPS in the year prior to the champioship win?
One or two days a week, more nearer the event.
Did you do any specific training
exercises to improve your boatspeed & handling?
Short course training to improve boat handling and fitness.
What were your rig settings (Rake,
tensions (shroud & lowers) spreaders (length &
Spreader length: 380mm
Spreader Deflection: 120mm
What did it feel like to lift
the trophy at the prize giving?
I was rather chuffed, it was my biggest sailing achievement
Do you have any sponsors?
What other hobbies do you have?
Photography, Skiing, Cycling, RC Gliders
Are you married / have any kids?
Not married / No kids
What is your favourite band/music?
I have a favourite record label: ECM (Jazz)
What's your favourite food?
What is your day job?
What else show we all know
about you and your sailing?
It was Richard Stenhouse who tought me how to sail a
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