19 Sep 2013

Team NZ one win away from America's Cup

8:44 am on 19 September 2013

Team New Zealand has won race 11 of the America's Cup by 15 seconds taking it to within one victory of bringing the Auld Mug back to Auckland.

Ahead by a just boat length across the start line, Team New Zealand lead by three seconds at gate one which it increased two six seconds at gate two.

On the upwind leg, Team New Zealand again proved slightly faster than Oracle rounding gate three with a 17 second lead.

Downwind the boats were even with Oracle trailing by 18 seconds around gate four.

Race 12 is due to get underway at 9.15 this morning.