Latest Viper 640 Class News

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – 2021 Worlds and North Americans Update

Let’s go sailing!  Snake BytesMarch 12, 2021 Regattas Notices and more In today’s Snake Bytes: Update on Noroton World’s/North American’s in October 2021 Plans for Next World’s North American’s Future Schedule Upcoming Events Vipers in Action/New Forum Posts CHAMPIONSHIPS UPDATE Converting the Planned 2021 World’s at Noroton into a North Americans The original plan was […]

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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

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 […]

Snake Bytes – October 2020

  Lots of Viper updates…    Snake Bytes October 19, 2020 In today’s special issue: In today’s Snake Bytes: Words from a Prez – Rondar update Eight Bells: Geoff Ewenson Viper 2021 Big-3 Regattas Registrations Open Bow Numbers Order Reminder High Performance Regatta Great Lakes COVID Regatta Got Sails??? The Summer of PHRF WORDS FROM […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Great Lakes 2020 COVID Cup Regatta

October 3-4, 2020 2020 has been a tough year for everyone. Viperers, with travel limited and restrictions on social contacts outside the household, have missed what was supposed to be an event-packed season of one-design racing culminating in the North Americans on Long Island Sound. As of mid-September, there had been no one-design racing on […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – September 1, 2020

Time to get back to the gym! Read on…    Snake Bytes September 1, 2020 IN TODAY’S SNAKE BYTES:  Words from a Prez 2020 Mega Viper Regatta Week Viper Calendar Models Class Rules Update – IMPORTANT Regatta Reports Travis’ Troubled Thailand Travels (don’t you just love alliteration?) WORDS FROM A PREZ   The summer of […]

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. […]