Volvo Ocean Race: Formal Prizegiving - Racing Award winners

The overall Volvo Ocean Race trophy, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

The racing award winners were recognised at the formal prizegiving for the Volvo Ocean Race, at Galway, Ireland after the conclusion of the InPort race on Saturday. All six crews were presented with overall awards or place momentos. The InPort Trophy was awarded as well, the speed record trophy was also awarded.

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, are awarded first place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, are awarded second place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland., during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA, are awarded third place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA, are awarded third place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain, are awarded fourth place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Ian Walker from the UK, are awarded fifth place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland., during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand, are awarded sixth place for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Karin Backlund, Director, Global Sponsorship and Brand Partnership, Volvo Car Corporation, presents PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG, skippered by Ken Read from the USA, with the In-port Race Series award for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Yan Lefort, Department Manager Sponsorship & Partnerships, IWC Schaffhausen, presents CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, with the IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge award for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, at the Prize Giving Ceremony in Galway, Ireland, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)