Maximilian Soh (SIN) the Team Red Dot skipper came from behind in the later half of the tournament, first by beating favourites Sam Gilmour (AUS), and then pushing another Australian Matthew Jerwood to five races before triumphing in the semi-final.
Skippers of the seven boats in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, which set out for the 6,125 nautical mile (nm) Leg 2 from Cape Town to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, left with warnings of possible cyclone activity and tropical storms ringing in their ears.
The America's Cup is without a doubt the most difficult trophy in sport to win. In the more than 150 years since the first race off England, only four nations have won the "oldest trophy in international sport."
World Match Racing Tour
The ALPARI World Match Racing Tour features the leading match racing events around the globe. The ultimate winner of each annual World Tour is crowned the ISAF Match Racing World Champion.
PWA World Tour
The PWA represents excellence in windsurfing. Its current and past members constitute the very best windsurfers in the world.
Volvo Ocean Race
The Volvo Ocean Race is an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour which has been built on the spirit of great seafarers - fearless men who sailed the world's oceans aboard square rigged clipper ships more than a century ago.
Extreme Sailing Series
The Extreme Sailing Series is a global series that brings the action to the public with "stadium sailing". Sailed in state-of-the-art multihulls designed especially for the event, challenging sailing is paired with spectator friendly configurations and world renowned sailors.