They really dived in as they rounded mark two.
Now on the up-wind leg and Team NZ have a decent lead.
Team NZ travelling a couple of knots faster up-wind.
Oracle staying in touch but Team NZ still hold the edge.
Jimmy Spithill: 'Obviously not the result we wanted.'
'We thought they were going to get a penalty on the start there, but it didn't happen.'
'The boats are very close and tomorrow's another day.'
Thanks for joining us on a great day for Team New Zealand. Check nzherald.co.nz as the day unfolds for full analysis from Dana Johannsen and Paul Lewis in San Francisco.
And be sure to tune in tomorrow morning for the second day of racing. Race at 8.10am NZT.