Trophies & Prizes

During ÅF Offshore Race, prizes are awarded in various categories where a number of attractive trophies has been around since the competition started over 80 years ago.

Official Speed records

ÅF Offshore Race official speed records are registered at World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) and can be reviewed at WSSRC website. The speed records are 14,38 knots for Multihull and 11,11 for Monohull. 

Best female crew

Eva Saléns, Stormfåglarnas Trophy is awarded to the best female crew. To be considered as female crew, the skipper must be female and at least half (50%) of the crew shall be women.

Best youth boat

Kurt Ribbhagens Trophy is awarded to the best youth boat. To be regarded as a youth boat, at least one third of the crew shall be 25 years or younger. The trophy was instituted by the Swedish Ocean Racing Association.

Best IOR boat

The prize is awarded to the best IOR boat from the total list in SRS. The International Offshore Rule (IOR) was the dominant design rule for offshore sailing in the 70's and 80's. To be considered as an IOR boat, the boat must be designed for IOR and before 1982.

Best foredeck crew

Janne Gustavsson's memorial is awarded to the best foredeck crew. The winner is appointed after nomination of the skipper after the finish in Sandhamn.
 
Other trophies and prizes
Revengepokalen is awarded to the total winner of the ÅF Offshore Race (SRS total).
Nirvana Trophy is awarded to the fastest boat (monohull) based on sailing time.
Allt för Sjön Trophy is awarded to the fastest ORCi boat based on sailing time.
Wictor Forss Trophy is awarded the best boat in the SRS Big Boat class based on estimated time (SRS rule).
Visbypokalen is awarded to the Classic Class winner.
Fredrik Wallenberg's Memorial is awarded the best boat to Visby in Classic Class based on estimated time (SRS rule).
Arvid Nordqvist Trophy is awarded to first boat in Classic Class based on sailing time.
Linjeflygs Trophy is awarded to the first boat to Hoburgen based on the estimated time (SRS rule).
Penninglotteriets Trophy is awarded to the first boat to Visby based on the estimated time (SRS rule).
Sune Carlsson's Trophy is awarded to the best X-35.
Rebellpokalen is awarded to the best Linjett boat.
Swan Trophy is awarded to the best Swan boat.
T H Tromps Trophy is awarded to the boat with the longest distance to the start.
Best Mediacrew is awarded to the crew who can report media reports from their adventure around Gotland using various sources such as press, social media, etc.
Responsible Editor KSSS-Publicerad 2018-05-31