Latest Viper 640 Class News

2021 North Americans Are On!

Women’s NAs – October 2-3 North Americans – October 7-10 Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, CT Event Chairs Bob McHugh and Nancy Pearson are doing an epic job planning this year’s North Americans and Women’s North Americans. The NAs has been widely promoted and there are currently 46 Vipers registered with the anticipation that, in seven months, we will […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – NA Vipers are sailing again – 040521

NA Vipers are sailing again!  Snake BytesApril 5, 2021 IN TODAY’S SNAKE BYTES:  Words from the Chair Regatta Recaps Upcoming Regattas NA & WNAs updates Women’s NAs in the news Bow numbers Dues Update Donate!Better Know a Viperer WORDS FROM THE CHAIR I am always amazed at the wonderful people I have had the opportunity […]

Capdevielle Racing Underway for 2021

The GYA has its full schedule of Capdevielle Regattas posted with the New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Race Week kicking off the season. Of the eight Capdevielle boats competing, Buccaneer Yacht Club took the day followed by Southern and Pensacola Yacht Clubs. In the Viper open division, five boats raced and Nick Lovell from Southern Yacht […]

Geoff Fargo walks away with San Diego NOOD

The 2021 Helly Hensen San Diego NOOD was held March 19 – 21. The regatta boasted a fleet of eight Viper 640s, which was the largest gathering of Viper640’s on the West Coast since the World Championship during the summer of 2019, according to Tim Carter, the US West Coast Viper Class Representative. The event […]

Better Know a Viperer: Eleni Asimacopoulos

Who better than to re-boot our beloved BKAV series (Better Know a Viperer) than our one and only Eleni Asimacopoulos!  If you’ve been to a Viper regatta anywhere in eastern North America over the last 6-7 years, undoubtedly you’ve seen Eleni holding down the middle position on #39 (Patched Up), #235 (Meow!), or now via […]

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 […]