The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 reached its conclusion in Galway, Ireland last week and our photographer, Kelvin Gillmor, was there, and sent back these shots.
Galway Harbour was a forest of masts as boaters from all over Ireland, Europe and further a field set up camp for the week
A fireworks display on 4July during the Volvo Ocean Race Festival
The start of the In-Port Race
Team Groupama, the overall winners of the Volvo Ocean Race during the In-Port Race
Team Sanya during The In-Port Race
Franck Cammas, skipper of Team Groupama, the overall winners of The Volvo Ocean Race lifts the trophy
Massive crowds attended the final concert of the Volvo Ocean Race Festival on Saturday night