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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 ewespirit.org

New Viper 640 Class Officers Elected

During the two Annual General Meetings on Saturday, January 23, a new slate of Viper 640 Class officers were elected to office. In the International Class AGM, Steve Chapman (Alcove, Quebec, CAN) assumed the role of International Class Chairman. Steve, who has served as the North American Regional President President replaced Justin Scott (Darien, CT, […]

South African Viper 640 Fleet Update

South African Viper 640 Fleet Report As Reported By Alec Schon, Lake Deneys YC SA Vipers post Long Beach Worlds After we had finished the 2019 Worlds in Long Beach, CA, most of us spent a couple of days exploring California. My partner and I took the scenic route to San Francisco and spent a […]

Eight Bells: Geoff Ewenson

It is with great sadness that we learned that we lost our friend Geoff Ewenson to a massive heart attack yesterday morning, October 14 at the very young age of 50. Since joining the Viper Class 5+ years ago, Geoff and his wife Mary have been two of the sparkplugs that have helped the Viper […]

Ghost Panda

American Yacht Club’s High Performance Regatta

October 10-11, 2020 2020 has been a challenging year for the NYC tristate area, for our country, and for the many people and families that have been personally affected by the pandemic. Viper sailing has been collateral damage to some extent compared to our usual turnouts with some folks away and others unwilling to sail […]

Team “Big Rooster” Wins 2020 Annapolis NOOD

Sailing in Annapolis in August is always challenging. Plug in the passing of a tropical depression and the current pandemic, and the conditions are properly difficult. The one out-of-town team that came for the Annapolis NOOD was Tyler and Jane Moore’s “Big Rooster” with Hampton native turned Annapolitan Austin Powers and his girlfriend Kayla Harper. […]

Marblehead Vipers keeping it fresh…

With COVID19 putting a hurt on the normal sailing season, the Marblehead Viper Fleet has been starting to return to a sense of normalcy.  Since mid-June, the 6 (out of 10) local boats who felt safe to do so, have been out sailing with the Marblehead Racing Association.  The fleet has had some great days […]

Southern Yacht Club Wins 2020 GYA Junior Lipton Challenge

Gulfport Yacht Club, August 1-2, 2020 This year’s Junior Lipton Challenge was the 75th running of this historic regatta, one of the crown jewels of the Gulf Yachting Association’s Capdevielle interclub championship series. Hosted by the Gulfport (MS) Yacht Club with their Sailing Director and Viper sailor Sam Vasquez as Event Chair, the regatta reached […]

Matt Kaplan and Harry Koeppel win Viper 640 2020 Atlantic Coast Championship – David Owen wins Larchmont Race Week

Sailed over the first weekend of Larchmont Race Week, July 11-12, nine Viper crews contended with face masks, social distancing, and light, fickle Long Island Sound winds. In the end, however, it was the host Club’s Matt Kaplan and Harry Koeppel sitting atop the leader board and taking the win with a scoreline of 3-1-2-2. […]

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 […]