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, […]

Duncan Adams, Chris Brown, Liam Green, and Ryan Bernicoat Win Inaugural Viper 640 European Championship

Reported by Governor Justin Scott So there we were, having dinner in a quaint Italian town, and a regatta broke out… Riva Del Garda: The Ora, Vino Rosso, The Falmouth Four, Ted the Marsupial and the first Viper European Championships Twenty three Vipers and K6s descended on the utterly charming town of Riva Del Garda […]


2014 was a great year for racing a Viper 640, with major regattas in all four corners of the U.S., across Australia, and Europe. This coming year looks even more promising, as a full year of racing and Viper fun is already planned. GULF YACHTING ASSOCIATION MAY GO VIPERING The 30+ yacht clubs of the […]

Inaugural Australian Viper 640 One Design Regatta

Well, the 1st Australian Viper regatta had it all. 10 boats on the start line, no breeze, a shitload of breeze, great racing, 19.1 knots top speed and tight finishes with boats just seconds apart. Heather Monkhouse on Histeria said after the finish of one race , “We sailed really well during the race and we […]

Geographe Bay Race Week: Vipers, Passage Races, Short Courses,Surfing and Wineries!

Geographe Bay Race Week Regatta is done and dusted for another year. I was going to write daily reports but restaurant meals, parties and laziness prevented me. About eighty five boats started overall. A bit down on last year. The IRC racing fleet was only about 20 boats. The GFC seems to be affecting us […]