And, of course, Oracle are still on minus-two. Team NZ need only eight wins, Oracle need 11.
"At least it won't be a down-trou," Dean Barker said in a post-race interview. "It's always nice to get the first point under the belt. I think what we saw there was one hell of a boat race.
"The guys did a really good job and it's nice to come away with a win."
Stay tuned for race two - set for 9.10am NZT.
Jimmy Spithill asked what he planned on doing differently for the second race. 'Winning it.'
We're about 20 minutes away from race two. Stay tuned for all the action.
Oracle will need to reverse the tide from the first race - otherwise they'll be four points behind aftet day one.
We're about five minutes away from race two.
Nice line - I might steal that one...
We're now getting set for the start of race two - both boats are heading in for pre-start maneuvers.
And here we go, three minutes to the start.
Well into pre-start now. Can Oracle make up the difference with a fast start?
One minute until the official start. Both boats in close proximity.
Team NZ tuck just in front with 20 seconds to go.