Volvo Ocean Race: Formal Prizegiving - selected Award winners

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

The selected awards were announced at the formal prizegiving for the Volvo Ocean Race, at Galway, Ireland after the conclusion of the InPort race on Saturday. Categories included the seamanship award, the media crew award, rookkie award and many more

Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat CEO, presents CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand Media Crew Member, Hamish Hooper from New Zealand with the Inmarsat Media Crew Member 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)

Traoloch Collins from Ercisson, presents Juan Kouyoumdjian, with the Ercisson Designer 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)

Petra Horrevoets, about to present Team Sanya under 30 crew member David Swete from New Zealand, with the Hans Horrevoets Rookie 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)

Jean-Claude Delen, CEO Benelux & France, DHL Global Forwarding, presents the Team Sanya Shore Crew, with the DHL Shore Crew 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)

Groupama Sailing Team bowman, Brad Marsh from New Zealand, wins the Abu Dhabi Seamanship 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)

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, about to present Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, with the award for 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)

Knut Frostad, Volvo Ocean Race CEO, presents Glen Suba from the Itajai stopover Brazil, with the Host Port Environmental 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)

Team Sanya Shore Crew, win the DHL Shore Crew 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)