Oracle have won the start.
Both teams are up to speed heading for the start line. Oracle hold the advantage underneath Team NZ because they can hold their line to the first mark
The boats are still only at 20 knots as they head to mark one.
Port entry wasn't a big advantage today because of the lighter winds. Oracle were able to grab the position underneath and have a clear run to the first mark
It's almost like racing in slow-mo after what we've seen earlier in the regatta.
Oracle are sailing away from the mark in an attempt to slow Team NZ. They are a long way from the mark but it's all about Oracle trying to get in a stronger position
Spithill it trying to slow up the New Zealand boat as they head toward mark one.
Both boats gybe towards mark one.
It's incredible to see these boats go so slowly. Normally the sprint to the first mark takes a few seconds but they still aren't close
And Oracle lead around mark one - finally.
Oracle with a 100m lead after mark one.
The boats are both sailing about 20 knots.
Yesterday the boats were doing more than 40 knots downwind. Today it's closer to 20
ETNZ are slowly closing the gap but Oracle still lead by 70m.
This race might last twice as long as some of the quickest we've seen.
ENTZ sailing about five knots faster right now.
And we have a lead change.
ETNZ off to the city side of the course, getting ready to gybe.
Team NZ are managing to sail on one hull, which means they are faster but they are also going a lot deeper which means they will travel further
And, as they do, their lead grows to 50m.
Team NZ have quickly grown their lead in excess of 200m.
They're currently sailing at twice the speed of Oracle.
Team NZ have built a handy lead. They look a lot faster in these conditions but the wind shifts will make it tricky. Team NZ will want to race smartly here
Team New Zealand's lead out to 400m.
It must be a good feeling on Team NZ right now as they sail away
Sailing on one hull is proving to be a big difference between the boats.
One thing to consider: if they race doesn't get completed in 40 minutes, it gets called off
The lead peaked at about 400m. It's been steady for a couple of minutes.