If Oracle get to the top mark first, it will be very difficult for Team NZ to find a way past. Oracle looking very strong
We're about halfway through the upwind leg and Oracle are still 20m in front.
Both boats sailing near 30 knots and Oracle are maintaining their healthy advantage.
Oracle's lead approaching 300m - the boats at opposite sides of the course.
Both boats tack back towards the middle of the course. Oracle lead by 250m.
Gate three is fast appraoching for the defenders.
Oracle's lead sitting at 270m, they're travelling at 30 knots.
It looks like the America's Cup will be decided in a winner-take-all race tomorrow. Gulp
320m now for Oracle and gate three isn't too far away.
Oracle maintaining a 300m lead as they get set to tack back towards gate three.
Team NZ could have crossed Oracle in the crucial tack to protect their lead but went for the more aggressive move. It didn't pay off
Jimmy Spithill looking pretty cool, checking the watch as they head towards the third gate.
And Oracle are through gate three. Approached it at 28 knots.
They head around the right mark and they're heading back downwind to another victory.
Team NZ yet to pass through gate three.
It's hard to see Team NZ finding a way past Oracle on this downwind leg. The breeze is too consistent so Oracle need only cover Team NZ. Team NZ's only hope is a breakage
Team NZ round the third mark 56 seconds back - what a leg from Oracle.
The gap is almost 1000m - this race is over.
Oracle at 42 knots streaking downwind towards the fourth mark.
The gap is now more than a kilometre.
Halfway through the downwind leg and Oracle maintaining a lead of 1000m.
Jeepers. The lead is now more than 1000m. As positive as team NZ have been, this will be a difficult one to take.
It's all very relaxed onboard Oracle - and why wouldn't it be?
Their lead on the downwind leg has not dipped below 950 metres.