Oracle lead at around 85m.
Team NZ set to gybe first.
Oracle make a little gain on that move. Now at 120m.
Team NZ will need to try and keep in as close as possible on the downwind leg. They will have to create a split upwind. But Oracle lead now at 150m.
Oracle set to gybe ahead of mark 2.
Oracle to go around the righthand gate. Team NZ the left to create the split.
17 seconds behind. That's a decent lead for Oracle. Now the crucial upwind leg. Up until yesterday Team NZ had the upperhand upwind but that changed yesterday.
Oracle lead still around 140m.
New Zealand tack but Oracle have a nice lead at the moment.
The lead goes out to 260m before Oracle tack.
Team NZ will need an Oracle mistake to get back into this. A big improvement from Oracle upwind then we saw last week.
Lead now out to 345m. Oracle in control of this one.
Oracle extend their lead further again. They are cruising upwind. A huge moment in this regatta.
Lead still at the 300m+ mark.
Oracle tack once again and it's another clean move. They have been faultless so far today.
These conditions seems to help Oracle, but they've also made some changes to the boat and crew which have worked.
The lead was 18 seconds at mark two. Looks like it could be double that around mark 3.
Oracle sail into move breeze which could increase the lead further.
Oracle get ready to round mark 3.
Oracle Team USA lead doubled at mark 3. So there we go about thinking Team NZ dominate the upwind leg....
Oracle lead now at 711m. A complete performance by Oracle. Yesterday Team NZ handed them a point with a mistake. Today they have certainly earned the win. The start was vital.
Not all bad news for Team NZ fans. They have port advantage in race 10.
Oracle gybe again and yet again it's a very clean gybe.
They are in great form today as they eye mark 4