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Sailor Profile: Jono Neate. 2012 AUS National Champion Bookmark and Share

Here is a Q&A that was completed by MUSTO Skiff AUS National Champion Jono Neate

What got you into the MUSTO Skiff class?
>> the growing Australian fleet

What have you sailed previously?
>> international contender

How old, tall and heavy are you?
>> 191cm, 88kg

How much training did you do in the MUSTO Skiff 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 & deflection))?
>> nothing special similar to uk guys, maybe slightly straighter rig.

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?
>> no

What other hobbies do you have?
>> AFL. Utube buddy 13 goals to find out more.

Are you married / have any kids?
>> nope

What is your favourite band/music?
>> any popular music with a beat.

What's your favourite food?
>> seafood

What is your day job?
>> land surveyor

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Richard Stenhouse Multiple Champion

Bruce Keen. 2010 UK National Champion

Rick Perkins. 2007 UK National Champion

Ian Trotter. 2005 UK National Champion

Kev Anderson. 2004 UK National Champion

Gabriel Wicke. 2002 European Champion

Chips Howarth 2001 European Champion


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