is the starting point for the Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race
(sponsored by Helly Hansen).
It has been described as the most grueling sailing and running
The race involves sailing from Wales, via England, to
Scotland (389 miles) and climbing the three highest mountains in the UK -
Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis (a total of 11,000 ft of climbing and 72
See Glan (owner of Garthyfog) skipper
of the 'Jadocam' at the start of the grueling race in 1992. (standing up
in red) Click picture for larger view....