Meic Ellis goes over the navigation for the Caernarfon Bar. Sailing over the bar at night can be a difficult and demanding experience.

Becky Walford, skipper of the Clipper Ventures Reflex 38 takes notes at the briefing. This is Becky's first Three Peaks and she looks as though she intends to make an impression. Clipper Ventures long with the two other Reflex 38's are likely to have a race of their own.

Stormcruisers crew discuss their damaged mast at the crew briefing. Stormcruiser is motoring to a local yard for an engineers inspection before they decide how to get her home to Inverkip. The whole fleet is dissapointed for Stormcruisers team, taking second place last year they had great hopes for another epic race this year.

Local scouts help to support the race by selling race programmes to the Barmouth visitors.