Looking Ahead – Comments from Viper Int’l Chair

At the Class AGM in Bermuda, the members approved the International Class Constitution which created an International Board of Governors (The International Board). We asked the newly elected Chairman of the International Board to write a few lines describing the role of the International Board and their priorities for the next twelve months. Justin Scott […]

New Viper 640 Class Officers Elected At AGM

Through the combination of online and in-person voting, a Constitutional Quorum of over 100 Owner Members cast ballots for new Class officers to serve two-year terms (2017-2018). The new slate of officers is: North American Region President – Steve Chapman Secretary – John Leyand Treasurer – Tony Chapman Northeast – Peter Beardsley Southeast – Travis […]

All Rules Change Proposals And International Constitution Accepted at 2016 AGM

At the 2016 Viper 640 Class Association’s 2016 Annual General Meeting held November 17, in Bermuda, the Class voted on four specific changes to the Class Rules as well as voting on acceptance of an International Constitution. Over 100 votes were cast on each issue which represents a 50% quorum of Owner Members required for passage. […]

Zeke Horowitz, Ian Coleman, and Brendan Healey Win Aspen Viper 640 International Championship sponsored by EFG

Sunday, November 20, 2016 When it was decided that the Viper 640 sports boats would travel to Bermuda during November 2016 for its major regatta, everyone was looking forward to the big winds that prevail on the Great Sound at that time of year. Unfortunately on two of the days too much wind prevailed. The […]

Cardwell Potts and Ted Ferrarone win EFG Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta

  November 14, 2016 For Immediate Release Hamilton, Bermuda Cardwell Potts and Ted Ferrarone win EFG Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta     Cardwell Potts, sailing with his wife Jennifer, Ted Ferrarone, and Kendra Emhiser, a quartet of Viper 640 sailors from Larchmont (NY) Yacht Club won the Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta […]

Dates for 2017 Viper 640 North Americans Announced

October 25-28, 2017 Ft Walton Yacht Club, Ft. Walton Beach, FL Mark your calendars now… The Ft. Walton Yacht Club will be hosting the 2017 NAs on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Craig and Deb Wilusz are working on all the details and will post the NoR shortly. Got any ideas for NA sponsors??? Contact […]


February 24, 2016 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the design of the Viper 640 and the 10th anniversary of the relaunch of the Class Association. The Class is now a truly international class with Viper 640 fleets active in seven nations across three continents. The Class Association is celebrating these milestones by hosting the […]

Rumble in the Reach 2016

Lets rumble…. Each year, East Fremantle Yacht Club holds the Rumble in the Reach for the Western Australian Sports Boat fleet. The “Reach”, or Blackwall Reach, is a narrowing of the Swan River, a gorge if you like, 1.2 km long and .33 km wide. It is affectionately known as the “Drainpipe” The prevailing southwesterly […]

The Snake Charmer Albany Regatta

Albany is the yachting Mecca this weekend with the Clipper Cup yachts coming from the Southern Ocean and the Vipers coming from Perth, 400 kilometres to the north. Three vipers have been purchased by Albany sailors and are now sailing out of Princess Royal Yacht Club. Most of the Perth fleet are off to join […]

Musto Fremantle Regatta

Musto Fremantle Regatta was again a huge event. Over 200 boats in 13 classes. The regatta can sometimes be light but we had a bit of everything up to 15 knots. Five Vipers attended and all boats shared the spoils in at least one race. Chris O’keefe had a great first day with a 2nd, […]