Marcus Eagan wins Viper 640 World and North American Championships

Congratulations to Marcus Eagan, Andrew Eagan, and Jackson Benvenutti (Mandeville, LA) for winning both the Goslings 2019 Viper 640 World Championship and the 2019 Viper 640 North Americans. Hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA), the four-day Championship consisted of 13 races in atypical Long Beach conditions – light, 8-10 knots except for […]

Sharon Green Photos from the Goslings 2019 Viper 640 World Championship

Award-winning photographer did an absolutely superlative job capturing the color, flavor, and texture of the Goslings Viper 640 World Championship. Many have been posted in low resolution on this website and on Facebook, but if you want a photo from Sharon, simply click on this link. 2019 VIPER 640 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PHOTOS Great images, great […]

Faces in the Crowd – Goslings Viper 640 Worlds

From 1958 to 2006, in the back of Sports Illustrated was a column of editorial called Faces in the Crowd. These started out being the super stars…but transitioned into both pro and amateur athletes who made a difference in the world of sports. In the world of sailing, particularly in the world of the Viper […]

Goslings Viper 640 World Championship – Day 3 – Moving Day!

Day three of the Goslings Viper 640 World Championship is what the sailors called “moving day.” The Catalina High was predicted to suck the air out of the race course mid-afternoon and, after two good races in 8-10 knots, the High’s effect was felt, and the third race was finished in very light conditions. With […]

Viper Worlds – Day 2 recap

The weather gods smiled on the sailors of the Goslings Viper 640 World Championship at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA). The maximum four races were run by PRO Mark Townsend in breezes that ranged from 6-8 knots for the first two heats to 10-12 for the last two. When the dust settled, it […]

“Spot” on at the Goslings Viper 640 Worlds

  When we made our travel plans to go to the Goslings Viper Worlds at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, we all knew that we’d have great sailing, great fellowship and, most likely, some good shore-side activities. Little did any of us know what was in store for us. It turns out that ABYC has a […]

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 […]

Goslings 2019 Viper 640 World Championship – Day 1 Recap — Local talent leads with very tight pack nipping at heels

Jay Golison, Steve Flam, and Eric Doyle from the host Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA) sit atop the leader board after the first three races of the Goslings 2019 Viper 640 World Championship. With a scoreline of 1-2-6, Golison and team with nine points are a slim four points ahead of 2017 Viper […]

Follow the Goslings Viper 640 Worlds

The 2019 Goslings Viper World Championship is underway! Check back to this link regularly to follow the results from the Goslings Viper 640 Worlds hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach, CA. Former World and North American Champions, Olympians, and the best Viper sailors in the world will be competing. Watch the action […]

Viper PCC and Pre-Worlds in the books…Bring on the Big Show

Alamitos Bay Yacht Club to host first Viper 640 World Championship in the U.S. Alamitos Bay Yacht Club (Long Beach, CA) will be hosting the 2019 Viper 640 World Championship powered by Goslings from August 17-24, 2019. The host of the Viper’s 2014 North American Championship and the home of the world’s largest fleet of […]