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 […]

Northern Honey Badger finds 2019 Nepean One-Design Regatta and Canadan Open Championship “sweet!”

The Great Lakes Viper fleet was in Ottawa June 14-16 for the annual Nepean One-Design Regatta. This year the event was also the Canadian Open Championship for the Viper Class. Ten boats made the trek to Ottawa where flood conditions on Lac Deschenes on the Ottawa river had only recently receded to the point where […]

Mid-Atlantic Champs another great Chesapeake event – EVIL HISS wins

The Viper 640 Mid-Atlantics were hosted by Eastport Yacht Club over the weekend of May 18-19. A small but competitive group came together and enjoyed five challenging races at the mouth of the Severn River. Saturday was a difficult day as the teams faced the onslaught of current from the north coupled with a light […]

Vipers @ Fraglia vela Riva, Italy

  Final Report & Results   Well what a week that turned out to be we had it all, typical Garda weather, no wind, variable wind and a hell of a lot of wind. All the fleet arrived on Sunday with boats from the UK and Australia turning up with a strong fleet from Perth […]

Bright & Stormy on Bermuda’s Great Sound – Zeke Horowitz still in the lead

Day 3 at the Aspen Viper 640 International Championship sponsored by EFG, Hamilton, Bermuda. He may have only won one of today’s four races, but his consistent top-5 finishes allowed Zeke Horowitz (Annapolis, MD), sailing with Brendan Healey (Greenwich, CT) and Ian Coleman (Annapolis, MD), to maintain a commanding lead after races three through six […]

Aspen Viper 640 International Championship Sponsored by EFG – Zeke Horowitz in lead after Day 1

The first day of the Aspen Viper 640 International Championship sponsored by EFG is in the books…but the pages are a bit soggy. As the sailors gathered for the opening competitors meeting, the first line of rain showers swept across Hamilton, Bermuda. Being run in conjunction with the Viper 640 North American Championship and hosted […]

Mary and Geoff Ewenson win Southern Bay Race Week

Mary and Geoff Ewenson win Southern Bay Race Week SOUTHERN BAY RACE WEEK Hampton (VA) Yacht Club June 3-5 Hampton Yacht Club again ran a tremendous event with a dozen one-design and handicap class racing on the lower Chesapeake.  After three days of racing and 11 races it was Mary and Geoff Ewenson aboard Terminally […]

Jeff Grange Wins 2016 SF Bay’s Delta Ditch Run

Jeff Grange Wins 2016 SF Bay’s Delta Ditch Run Stockton Sailing Club June 6 Most of us race Vipers one-design around the buoys while others race their Viper PHRF. Some of our California Viper brethren decided to race their Vipers on a distance race: the Delta Ditch. As background, the 25th annual Delta Ditch Run […]

Chris Parker, Jeff Grange and Mike Kuhney top Viper fleet in Santa Barbara

Chris Parker, Jeff Grange and Mike Kuhney top Viper fleet in Santa Barbara  Santa Barbara Skiff Festival Santa Barbara Yacht Club May 14-15 Host club’s Chris Parker with event chair Jeff Grange and Mike Kuhney winning three of five races followed in second by Viper Governor and Alamitos Bay YC member Tim Carter sailing with […]

Lee Shuckerow at top of Podium at Bayview One-Design Regatta

Lee Shuckerow at top of Podium at Bayview One-Design Regatta Bayview One-Design Regatta Bayview Yacht Club June 3-5 The Bayview ODR is a major mid-west regatta with over 225 boats sailing on Detroit’s Lake St. Clair in 16 divisions. Within the 7-boat Viper fleet, it was Lee Shuckerow, Eric Vigrass, and Mike Weber sailing Jackpot […]