Got Current??? Bayview One-Design Regatta sure did!

Viper 640 Great Lakes Region – Bayview One-Design Regatta The Great Lakes region opened their season this past weekend with the first of our summer series regattas. There were six Vipers that joined the other 130 boats and over 700 sailors at Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit for the Bayview One-Design Regatta. A club steeped […]

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 […]

Women Racing Vipers in Palma

The fourth event of the ONE Palma Viper 640 Winter Series took place over the weekend of May 10/12. RCNP hosted the event as part of the Sailracing Palmavela Regatta Trophy. The Vipers share racecamps with the TP52, the Maxi’s and many more.

Regatta Report: Cabrillo Beach Spring One Design

Team Nice ASP led by Mike Pentecost with crew Chuck Tripp and Garrett Brown and are the winners at the Spring One Design Regatta out of Cabrillo Beach YC in San Pedro, CA.  The forecast did not look good going into this last weekend’s event with a low pressure system moving through Southern California and […]

Team RCNP wins finale of 2019 Palma Viper Series

16th Sail Racing Palma Vela Overall: Perfect finale seals titles Racing in the new-to-Palma Viper 640 sportboat class has been close, spirited and exciting in the stronger breezes especially. The local youngsters of the host club, the Real Club Nautico de Palma lead by coach Pedro Mari, held off the challenge from Lawrence Crispin, a […]

CRW – 3 Days of Racing and 3 Points Separating the Top-4

A small but spirited fleet of eight Vipers battled for the 2019 Atlantic Coast Championship sailed as part of 2019 Charleston Race Week, April 12-14. Some of the fleet chose to launch from the dedicated Viper launch and haul location at Hobcaw Yacht Club in Mt. Pleasant. Others chose to take advantage of the hoist […]


During its regular meeting on April 1, 2019, the North American Executive Committee of the International Viper 640 Class association voted in favor of two yacht club proposals to host upcoming North American Championships for the Class.   2020 Championship The Class awarded the 2020 Viper 640 North Americans to the Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, […]

Vipers Hiss through Miami –or– You don’t know what you’ve missed until you find it again….

Vipers returned to Miami Sunday, March 3 – practice sailing Monday-Tuesday – March 4-5 – Viper Winter Cup Wednesday, March 6 – Miami Scorch Thursday – Saturday, March 7-9 – Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta Sunday, March 10 – and on the eight day it was a “day of rest!” It’s always fun to rediscover something […]

Viper Winter Cup Won by Bill Abbott

Miami, we’re back! Extremely close racing at the Viper 640 Winter Cup has officially kicked off the Viper 640 class’ week-long 2019 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta. In the two-day series, sailed in beautiful 80+ degree days in Biscayne Bay, the fleet managed light to moderate breezes and intense competition that saw the score sheet radically […]

Eagan Brothers & Jackson Benvenutti Take Sarasota Viper Winter Series

The 2018-19 Sarasota Viper Winter Series wrapped up on Feb 10th with two epic days of sailing on Sarasota Bay. Seven races were sailed over the course of the weekend with three fully planning condition races being sailed on Saturday, in breeze that topped out with gusts close to 20 kts. Race one went to […]