|Australia Viper 640|
|Written by Jon Stubbs|
The Viper is now Australia wide.......
After three years of building a fleet on the west coast it's great to announce the Viper has landed on the east coast.
A container is landing in Sydney in September 2012.
Mark Griffith has become Rondar’s agent on the east coast of Australia.
As an incentive to get the class going, he has negotiated a 12% discount for boats ordered prior to shipping.
So subject to any exchange rate shocks, a fully set up Viper on trailer with all fittings and ropes, full cover
and Hyde Sails is currently $35,000. Boats can also be supplied ex sails if anyone wants to go with their local sailmaker.
Now, there's not a better value sportsboat in Australia......east or west coat....
The first Viper 640 arrived in Australia in 2009.
Rod Beurteaux and Chris O'Keefe imported the first container of Viper 640's.
Rod and Chris had moved from dinghies into small keelboats. While enjoying the competition they missed the excitement of
They decided life is too short……. if you want to sail small keelboats ........Sail fast ones!
Rod literally, travelled through three continents combining business trips with a search for the best 20’ sport boat.
He was looking a boat that was:
Only the Viper 640 ticked all the boxes.
Four boats were imported in 2009 and a local fleet was established on the Swan River, Western Australia.
The Viper has proved ideally suited to Australian conditions.
It has proven to be very competitive in the Australian sportsboat fleet winning most of the regattas it has entered.
The fleet has continued to grow and another container arrivied in 2011 and the WA fleet numbers eight boats.
Now, with a fleet establishing on the east coast it's an exciting time...... The right time to look at the Viper 640.
Use the Fleets drop down menu at the top of the page to find out more about
the Viper 640 in Australia.