Volvo Ocean Race: Images of Galway - Leg 9 finish

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, celebrate winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after finishing leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland.

Images from the finish of Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race, and the realisation of Groupama's overall race win

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, celebrate winning leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, celebrate winning leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, arrive to a huge spectator crowd, after winning leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, celebrate winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, celebrate winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skipper Franck Cammas from France, celebrates winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: IAN ROMAN/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, arrive to a huge spectator crowd, winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, celebrate winning leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, arrive to a huge spectator crowd, winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand, skippered by Chris Nicholson from Australia, celebrate winning leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, arrive to a huge spectator crowd, winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, arrive to a huge spectator crowd, winning the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, after securing second place on leg 9 from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland. (Credit: PAUL TODD/Volvo Ocean Race)