A chat with the Skipper.
Festival of Sails: What is your best memory/achievement sailing on this boat?
First Passion: Winning the Festival of Sails passage race in January 2016 in the Cruising with Spinnakers Div 2.
FOS: What do you love most about your boat?
FP: It is a competitive boat for a cruiser/racer. We get to enjoy the best of both worlds, racing with friends and cruising with the family.
FOS: How many times have you sailed in FOS?
FP: 4 years on First Passion, however have been sailing in the Festival of sails for 10 years.
FOS: Why have you chosen to compete in FOS 2017?
FP: It has become an annual event for us, we enjoy the relaxed sailing and social aspects as well.
FOS: Do you have your crew confirmed? If so, mention them here!
FP: Yes. Nathan Anderson, Keith Philips, Louise Noonan, Lachlan Schonfelder, Chris Hand, Shawn Ticehurst and Karl Smith.
We wish First Passion and Skipper Grant Anderson the best of luck!