Course is just about set. Teams are still practicing.
-10:13 AM


Vincere is hanging out under main near line. Heritage is sailing upwind.
-10:16 AM


Update on how rough it is. The spectator boat which is an 86' Berger took a bad wave and broke a window. They are heading back in for repairs and to dry out.
-10:19 AM


Vincere will start on starboard.
-10:20 AM


Both teams are now near the line.
-10:21 AM


First day for full foulies on the crews.
-10:22 AM


Thin spectator fleet. Conditions are keeping people in. I am sure it will build later.
-10:29 AM


Sequence coming soon.
-10:29 AM


Foxtrot is up. We are in sequence.
-10:30 AM


Teams are heading to their sides.
-10:30 AM


Entering box. Heritage a little late.
-10:33 AM


Dial up.
-10:33 AM


Full tack then dial by Heritage.
-10:34 AM


Heritage sliding. Hard to dial up today.
-10:34 AM


Heritage out to the port side and tacked.
-10:35 AM


Dialed up again with both boats on port.
-10:36 AM


Heritage in a good controlling position. They tack and then gybe.
-10:36 AM


Heading to the line and starting now.
-10:37 AM


Heritage on the port side of the line.
-10:37 AM


Both boats continuing on port.
-10:38 AM


Drag race on port now.
-10:40 AM


Vincere further up the course. Heritage to weather.
-10:41 AM


Umpire wing boat seems to be struggling to keep up in big waves.
-10:42 AM


Heritage is gaining to weather and flatter too.
-10:43 AM


More rudder showing on Vincere.
-10:44 AM


Vincere looks better now. Both still on port.
-10:45 AM


Might be heading to the layline at this point.
-10:46 AM


Heritage tacked then Vincere.
-10:47 AM


Lots of hobby horsing by both boats in the big chop m
-10:50 AM


Vincere looks to be in better shape now.
-10:51 AM


Both boats close to layline. Heading to mark 1
-10:52 AM


Umpires calling overlap
-10:52 AM


1 meter clear.
-10:53 AM


Overlapped
-10:54 AM


Late set on Vincere.
-10:54 AM


Both are set and on starboard downwind.
-10:55 AM


Heritage is pushing. No split. Heritage will go for their move on Vinceres air when they gybe.
-10:56 AM


Heritage gybed first. A little unexpected.
-10:57 AM


Vincere continues as they are now split.
-10:57 AM


Vincere just gybed.
-10:58 AM


Both boats on starboard. Heritage inside a little.
-11:00 AM


Umpires calling Heritage bow out on overlap.
-11:00 AM


Both teams working very hard trying to take advantage of every wave.
-11:01 AM


Heritage gybing.
-11:02 AM


Early jib up on Vincere.
-11:03 AM


Heritage jib is up.
-11:03 AM


Early douses by both.
-11:04 AM


Heritage tacked away
-11:05 AM


Split tacks by Heritage and Vincere.
-11:05 AM


Vincere has tacked.
-11:06 AM


Split tacks by Heritage and Vincere.
-11:07 AM


Vincere now tacks. Both heading right.
-11:07 AM


Pretty good separation with a big right advantage to Heritage. First time this event Vincere has let them go.
-11:09 AM


Vincere lead by 7 seconds at Mark 2.
-11:12 AM


Cross coming. Vincere has 5 boat length lead
-11:12 AM


Both boats split again. Vincere protecting left
-11:13 AM


Heritage coming back
-11:13 AM


Vincere heading right now to cover.
-11:14 AM


Still about 5 lengths as Vincere force Heritage back right.
-11:14 AM


Vincere now covering again.
-11:15 AM


Heritage now on starboard. Vincere tacked right in front. Maybe a little gain for Vincere.
-11:16 AM


Double tack as they were split.
-11:16 AM


Heritage on starboard might have gained a little back.
-11:17 AM


Closing on layline as Vincere keeps going at Heritage.
-11:18 AM


Vincere slams pretty hard on Heritage.
-11:18 AM


Heritage slides down for clear air as the boats head left towards mark 3
-11:19 AM


Great leg for Vincere
-11:19 AM


Last tack for the mark soon.
-11:20 AM


Not much Heritage can do.
-11:20 AM


25 second delta for Vincere.
-11:21 AM


Both boats continuing on port.
-11:22 AM


Heritage might look to gybe on Vincere. Not sure they are close enough.
-11:23 AM


Vincere gybed with Heritage trying to gybe on them.
-11:25 AM


Vincere still looking good.
-11:25 AM


Vincere working a little high to keep clear.
-11:26 AM


Both teams working very hard in this final leg of race 6
-11:27 AM


Heritage gybed
-11:28 AM


Vincere holding.
-11:28 AM


Vincere gybing now.
-11:29 AM


Heritage gybes back at Vincere.
-11:29 AM


No one giving up here
-11:29 AM


Vincere continuing past Heritage.
-11:30 AM


Heritage gained. Both heading at the line.
-11:31 AM


Closer finish coming than last mark.
-11:31 AM


Boats were overlapped at the finish as Heritage surfed a great wave to Gybe in.
-11:32 AM


Vincere wins race 6 for a 4-2 lead
-11:32 AM


Huge advantage for Vincere now just 1 win away.
-11:33 AM


Heritage will be fighting hard as the CC that brought the cup here team skipper Bob Hughes won was from down 4-2.
-11:35 AM


Official delta was 2 seconds. Wow what a close finish.
-11:36 AM