Latest Viper 640 Class News

New Northeast Lipton Cup Interclub Challenge crushes it!

May 18-19, 2024 Justin Scott has done more for the Viper 640 Class over the past two decades than anyone. Now he adds to his list of credits pulling off the first major interclub regatta in the northeast corner of North America. This event was hosted by the Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, CT. Here’s Justin’s […]

Jimmy Praley, Austin Powers, and Max Vinocur take ’24 ACC

  This has been an impressive 12 months for Jimmy Praley, Austin Powers, and Max Vinocur and their Team Robot Flamingo. In September, the three won the ’23 North American Championship. Then, over the winter, they were on top for the Sarasota Sailing Squadron’s Viper Winter Series. Now, this past weekend, they turned in a […]

GYA ’24 Capedevielle Series opens

Fairhope (AL) Yacht Club is hosting the Gulf Yachting Association’s Opening Regatta this weekend.  Eleven club teams will be duking it out as the 2024 Capdevielle Series begins. Team registered: Pensacola Yacht Club Bay Waveland Yacht Club Pontchartrain Yacht Club New Orleans Yacht Club Fairhope Yacht Club Gulfport Yacht Club Mobile Yacht Club St. Andrew […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – April 29 – Spring Preview

 Snake BytesApril 29, 2024Spring Viper preview In today’s Snake Bytes:  Bacardi Miami Invitational Regatta Recap Upcoming May regattas – and more Register for the North Americans Got Vipers? Tyler does! Mast rigging tip BACK TO BACARDI After a spectacular winter series in Sarasota, 23 Vipers migrated east to race in Miami in the Bacardi Cup […]

In March it was Back To Bacardi for the Vipers

After a spectacular winter series in Sarasota, 23 Vipers migrated east to race in Miami in the Bacardi Cup from March 7-9. Day 1 found the boats ashore in the morning waiting for the breeze to fill in, but once it did, the fleet was off and running. Three races were completed on Thursday with […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – Feb 15, 2024

 Snake BytesFebruary 15, 2024 In today’s Snake Bytes:  Viper Production Up and Running Western Australian Vipers at Geographe Bay Regatta Sarasota Viper Winter Series Wrap-up Last Call For Bacardi Invitational Regatta The Miami Scorch Is Back Dues Reminder Upcoming Regattas Top Got Vipers? Rondar Does! Finally, the impact of the pandemic and the resultant supply […]


Six Vipers from Fremantle’s South of Perth Yacht Club drove the 225 km south along Western Australia’s southwest coast and joined the 74-yacht fleet for Geographe Bay Race Week in February 2024. The Vipers sailed a 10 race, 3-day mini regatta. Day 1 saw gusty 20+ knot conditions which tested the crews and resulted in […]

Jimmy Praley’s Team Robot Flamingo wins ’23-’24 Sarasota Winter Series

The February 10/11th third stop of the Sarasota Viper Winter Series saw intense competition and impressive performances from the participating teams. Crazyhorse Mongoose, sailed by the Fanberg family team of Zak, Connor, and Anders, emerged as the overall winners. Team Robot Flamingo secured second place and Glory Days rounded out the podium with a strong […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes Extra – Spectacular SSS #1

 Snake Bytes SpecialDecember 11, 2023 Sarasota Viper 640 Winter Series Update  News Flash: SSS has expanded registration for the January and February regattas to 25 Vipers so there’s room for you. Register here: January  February Robot Flamingo continues winning ways in Sarasota Sarasota Sailing SquadronViper 640 Winter Series #1December 9-10, 2023 Sarasota Viper sailing is back […]

Robot Flamingo continues winning ways in Sarasota.

Sarasota Sailing Squadron Viper 640 Winter Series #1 December 9-10, 2023 NEWS FLASH – SSS has expanded registration to 25 boats for January and February so there’s now room for you!!! Sarasota Viper sailing is back and in epic form! The Sarasota Sailing Squadron was super excited to host the Viper 640 Winter Series again […]