by Steph Juleff
Gusto is on its way to shattering the Melbourne to Launceston race record and becoming the first ever boat to win the Melbourne to Hobart Westcoaster, Melbourne to Hobart Eastcoaster and Melbourne to Launceston trifecta in consecutive years.
Gusto in action during the Ocean Race of Victoria (ORCV) Tassie Trio 2012
Brian Pattinson's MB&D Open 66 is half an hour out from the finish, and looks like it will beat the previous mark by around 45 minutes.
Capibarra 8 set the record of 19 hours 55 minutes and 43 seconds for the race in 2003.