Tom Loutrel’s Choppy Seas Wins 2018 Marblehead NOOD

July 28-29, 2018 Tom Loutrel, sailing with Hunter Stunzi and Jeff Frohock reclaimed this year’s Marblehead NOOD title, besting the 13-boat fleet by 8 points.  Cole Constantineau, Robin Weatherill, and Niels Warburton ended the weekend in 2nd place, with Moise Solomon sailing with some Nickersons not named Dave (Dan and Sarah Nickerson Enright) rounding out […]

Zeke Horowitz, Ian Coleman, and Brendan Healey Win Aspen Viper 640 International Championship sponsored by EFG

Sunday, November 20, 2016 When it was decided that the Viper 640 sports boats would travel to Bermuda during November 2016 for its major regatta, everyone was looking forward to the big winds that prevail on the Great Sound at that time of year. Unfortunately on two of the days too much wind prevailed. The […]

Tom Loutrel Wins 2015 Helly Hanson Marblehead NOOD Regatta

Tom Loutrel (Charleston, SC) crushed it at the 2015 Helly Hanson Marblehead NOOD regatta (July 24-25). With seven bullets and two seconds in the nine races sailed, Tom and his crew were unstoppable. This win follows on the heels of Loutrel’s recent victory in the 2015 Viper 640 Atlantic Coast Championship reported further down on […]


The Viper 640 Class New England Championship was sailed over three days during the 2014 Sperry Top-Sider Marblehead NOOD Regatta sponsored by Sailing World. A total of nine races were sailed but the final results would not be determined until the very last race. Friday’s racing was delayed over an hour due to lack of […]

Twenty One Vipers at Marblehead Race Week

Written by Justin Scott Marblehead Race Week is the “homecoming” regatta of  the Viper circuit. The class association was born in the upstairs bar at Maddys sail loft in Marblehead five years ago and that gathering of the original half dozen early Viper owners has grown into a national class of well over 100 boats. Marblehead Race Week is where […]

Record Attendance at Viper 640 North American Championships – Justin Scott

Written by Marblehead Viper Fleet Twenty six Vipers raced in the Viper 640 North American championships in Marblehead that finished on Sunday. The number of competitors has increased by 45% for two consecutive years mirroring the growth of interest in this modern 21 foot sportsboat. The Class Association has grown from a mere 20 boats 2 1/2 years […]

2008 North Americans – Online Replays

Day one of the 2008 Viper 640 North American Championship/Marblehead NOOD is now in the record books, and we now have animated replays of the races available for online viewing. After a cancellation of all racing on Thursday due to dangerous weather in the area, Friday was warm, sunny, and provided sufficient breeze to get […]