Jono Neate. 2012 AUS National Champion
is a Q&A that was completed by MPS AUS National
Champion Jono Neate
What got you
into the MPS class?
>> the growing Australian fleet
you sailed previously?
>> international contender
tall and heavy are you?
>> 191cm, 88kg
training did you do in the MPS in the year prior to
the champioship win?
>> a bit before the 2011 worlds, than a much as
life allowed after work in summer.
Did you do any specific
training exercises to improve your boatspeed & handling?
>> short-course work was really helpful with handling.
What were your rig settings (Rake,
tensions (shroud & lowers) spreaders (length &
>> nothing special similar to uk guys, maybe slightly
What did it feel like to lift
the trophy at the prize giving?
>> great. I have a lot of respect to my fellow
MUSTO sailors in Australia.
Do you have any sponsors?
What other hobbies do you
>> AFL. Utube buddy 13 goals to find out more.
Are you married / have any kids?
What is your favourite band/music?
>> any popular music with a beat.
What's your favourite food?
What is your day job?
>> land surveyor
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