You can sit on a foldable seat with your head in one of the bubble canopys an steer from there. Therefore the V-Shape. So you can steer manually while having a good view to where you're going.It's one of so MANY design choices that make the boat so much more sailor-friendly.
They used the outside tiller for the in-port race in Alicante. I think you can see Nico steering in the video from the race.