IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge
IWC is not only the Official Timekeeper since 2011-12, but will also be awarding a prize at the end of each race leg as part of the IWC Schaffhausen Speed Record Challenge.
The IWC trophy will go to the team that travels the furthest distance over a 24-hour period during each leg. At the end of the race, the Swiss watch manufacturer will present the crew members of the boat that has set the fastest of all the 24-hour records during the entire event with a special award.
Inmarsat Onboard Reporter Award
Inmarsat make the Onboard Reporter job possible thanks to the sophisticated satellite technology used to communicate from the boats. At the end of every leg, €1,000 is rewarded to the Onboard Reporter who has delivered the best work during that leg. At the end of the whole 2014-15 edition, the Onboard Reporter who has delivered the best work throughout the race will be presented with a €10,000 cheque.
Roaring Forties Trophy
The Roaring Forties Trophy is awarded to the fastest 沃尔沃Ocean 65 between a location or gate off the New Zealand coast and Cape Horn after Leg 5 from Auckland to Itajaí.
Abu Dhabi Seamanship Award
Presented at the final prize giving ceremony of the event, this award recognises bravery, valour and determination. The Abu Dhabi Seamanship award recognises achievements that are not necessarily connected with success out on the race course but are deemed heroic and individual acts of seamanship.
Hans Horrevoets Rookie Award
The Hans Horrevoets Rookie Award takes place at the end of the
race and recognises an outstanding under-30 sailor in the 2014-15
edition, as nominated by their respective skippers.