Viper 640 Snake Bytes – October 15, 2021 – Lots of regatta news!

  Lots of Viper news to catch-up on!  Snake Bytes October 15, 2021 In today’s Snake Bytes: North American Championship Recap First Women’s North American’s Mary Ewenson Wins Kleinschrodt Beardsley Wins Inaugural Ewenson Service Award Thanks Noroton, Here We Come Gulfport, Nepean, Alamitos, and Hampton Who Says Old Boats Aren’t Competitive? Class and Constitution Rules […]

Have you ordered your bow numbers yet?

If not, click on this link to order yours: Note, they take up to two weeks to get so don’t delay. Questions, email Buttons Padin.

2021 North Americans Are On!

Women’s NAs – October 2-3 North Americans – October 7-10 Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, CT Event Chairs Bob McHugh and Nancy Pearson are doing an epic job planning this year’s North Americans and Women’s North Americans. The NAs has been widely promoted and there are currently 46 Vipers registered with the anticipation that, in seven months, we will […]

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Support the Geoff Ewenson EWE Spirit Foundation

Help support the EWE Spirit Foundation that Mary set-up in Geoff’s memory. Everything that Geoff Ewenson owned has the EWE stenciled on it. Now you can, too, with an EWE sticker for your car. After all, “What would EWE do?” For more information, to donate, and to get some great EWE Spirit swag, visit

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Announcing 2021 and 2022 World and North American Championships

The LiveTiles North American Championship, scheduled for September 30 ,2020 at Noroton Yacht Club in Darien, CT, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We knew that we could not expect teams from all over North America to make advance plans due to Covid-19 to travel to Noroton in September,” explained Steve Chapman, North […]

Sarasota Sailing Squadron Viper 640 Winter Series – Weekend 1 Recap

Early Christmas Present Sailing  Over the December 14-15 weekend, the seventh annual pilgrimage of Viper 640 and VX One sailors to Sarasota, FL, took place. In this, their version of a laidback winter series, those that made the trip were well rewarded by great sailing and great shore-side activities.  Kicking-off on Friday night at Lynches […]

European Viper Series Palma 2020 registration open

Come and sail in beautiful Palma, Majorca at the Real Club Nautico de Palma. Rondar and One Sails Palma have a full charter package, so you don’t have to worry about getting a boat to Palma! Contact Debbie at for more information.  

LiveTiles 2020 Viper 640 North Americans powered by Goslings announced

During the Wednesday night festivities at the Goslings Viper 640 World Championship, Viper Class Association Chairman Justin Scott announced that the 2020 Viper North Americans would be hosted by Noroton Yacht Club (Darien, CT) September 26-October 4, 2020. The Championship is being sponsored by LiveTiles and supported by Goslings…so the plans are in place to […]

2019 Viper 640 World / North American Championships

The Registration is now open for the 2019 World Championships at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach, CA through Regatta Toolbox.  Start making your plans to compete in what will be the largest and most competitive Viper 640 event of all time.      ABYC has one of the largest Viper fleets in the world […]

New Technical Committee Announcement On Stern Bridle Test

Many Viper owners have re-rigged their main sheets by moving the bridle from amidships to the stern, immediately in front of the split tails of the mainsheet—using the same deck pad eyes. Over half of the boats at the 2018 NAs used this aft bridle/aft split tail set up. While this makes trimming the mainsheet […]