Emirates Team New Zealand have sped to the rescue of American Magic in a bid to help save Patriot after a dramatic capsize.
American Magic were set to finally get on the board in the Prada Cup before their vessel went airborne, hit the water hard and rolled on its side.
They were forced to withdraw from the race, and it remains to be seen whether they will take any more part in this campaign after crews and police spent more than three hours trying to salvage their boat.
Team New Zealand's chase boat was quick to the scene to assist in the developing rescue.
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The Kiwi syndicate's Peter Burling could be seen assisting the floundering American boat with some teammates.
In a statement, American Magic thanked all three teams - Team NZ, Ineos Team UK, and Luna Rossa - who came to help.
The team confirmed everyone on board was safe soon afterwards.
Commentator Scotty Stevenson tweeted Team NZ members could be seen delivering pizza to American Magic, after the boat had finally reached their base, shortly before 9pm on Sunday night.