tdgeek:networkn: I think it's worth noting, something which didn't occur to me until this very second... ETNZ has won 8 races, but Oracle have won 7!
Without the penalties they got, we would have a SERIOUS problem right now.
True, but we were winning 3 further races, before they got cancelled.
I'm not taking the last races as Oracle now being the best boat/team. If we win the start and first mark and we get beaten, then they have overtaken. But I can see us leaving them to it once we get a shot of racing to 5 marks and getting the best wind and the best current over the whole race. If they are even as many say, then the boat losing the start cannot win in an error free race.
But they were in lighter winds, and the rules have been setup so that light wind races will get abandoned due to the 40 minute time limit. Winning the start can help, but didn't TNZ win the start of todays and still lost.