ETNZ's lead down to 370m.
Team NZ are utlising a pretty big gib to try to get as much speed as possible
Halfway to the 40-minute limit.
The lead for ETNZ has again swollen to 500m.
Oracle have a problem on their boat. They're struggling with a halyard, which is creating drag. It also means one of their grinders is off the pump
We're about halfway through the upwind leg and the clock has ticked up to 22 minutes.
Team NZ now leading by more than 600m.
I'm afraid, Erica, the rules are the rules even when the rules in the America's Cup are often questioned to such a degree it ends up in court
700m now. Doesn't look like Oracle will haul back this deficit.
The top mark is in sight. 16 minutes left to the time cut-off...
Team NZ are sailing at 19 knots upwind but still have some way to go to the top mark
ETNZ's lead is at more than 700m.
26 minutes through the race and Team NZ lead by 800m.
14 minutes left to finish the race before it's called off.
The lead is edging near 1000m, with both boats at about 17 knots.
ETNZ are currently projected to finish one minute over the time limit.
Team NZ now entering gate three.
They're around mark three. 11 minutes remain...
Oracle have no chance of hauling in the Kiwi boat. But the clock is ticking...
Team NZ won't be beaten by Oracle but the clock is a failry big opponent. It's not looking good