Oracle had to do an extra tack though and the NZ lead doubles to 100m.
Team NZ now on the left of the course, Oracle on the right.
Team NZ setting up for the next mark.
There's quite a bit of separation now and Oracle have starboard advantage but Team NZ still look to have a good lead
Team NZ will round in the lead once again.
Team NZ on the run to the finish now.
Oracle hit some pace around the mark as well.
There haven't been many teams who have been able to pass downwind so Team NZ hold a good advantage
17 seconds is the lead for Team NZ.
The lead hits the 300m mark
Oracle gybe and hit towards the middle.
Team NZ look clear ahead though with a lead of around 300m.
Team NZ at 36 kts. Oracle 34.4 kts.
The lead hits 340m before Oracle gybe from the Alcatraz boundary to the middle of the course.
Team NZ sit in the middle of the course, flying downwind.
The rich are getting richer as Team NZ extend their lead. They are controlling the middle of the course and it seems only a mistake will cost them the race now
Oracle locked in down the boundary line next to Alcatraz. They have cut the lead down to 185.
Oracle keep cutting into the lead.
Team NZ need to make a move soon and they do.
A great run their by Oracle but might be too little too late.
The lead now down to 128m.
Still enough for Team NZ but they can't afford to make a mistake now.
Not a great
gybe by Team NZ and the lead reduces even more.
Team NZ struggling around the bottom mark.
Not the cleanest of racing there by Team NZ.