It was a rollercoaster of a day here in Genoa, but after the World Sailing International Jury gave redress to the team for the no-fault collision moments after the start of Leg 7, it became a day of high emotion.

At just after 1730 CEST, the five-strong crew onboard Mālama sailed into Genoa to be welcomed by the huge crowd lining the dock, to lift the trophy, and be crowned winners of The Ocean Race 2022-23.