The final was very much one sided as Sakamoto defeated the Singaporean in a clean sweep.
After racing Soh took to Twitter congratulating the winner:
It was a tough final today, really shifty conditions.- Team Red Dot (@RedDotRacing) June 9, 2013
Finished second in the ISAF Nations Cup Qualifiers behind Wataru Sakamoto of Japan.- Team Red Dot (@RedDotRacing) June 9, 2013
Congratulation to Team SIESTA the winners of the ISAF Nations Cup Asian Regional Finals.- Team Red Dot (@RedDotRacing) June 9, 2013
In the Petit Final Lipavsky overcame Ermakov 2-0 to complete the podium.
Racing in Platu 25s at the Seven Feet Yacht Club skippers six teams from Russia, Singapore, Bahrain and Japan competed in the ISAF Grade 2 regatta.
Sakamoto now advances to the ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final set to be held in Middelfart, Denmark from 6-10 August.
Maximillian Soh (SIN)
Ebrahim Abdulla (BRN)
Vladimir Lipavsky (RUS)
Wataru Sakamoto (JPN)
Ilya Ermakov (RUS)
Nikolay Korolev (RUS)