Latest Viper 640 Class News


Frostbiting in Sarasota this weekend?

Frost-biting in Sarasota…..NICE!! It’s all about the @MarkSetBots and an AMAZING race committee to get a bunch of races off at the Squadron. Thanks to team MEOW!! for putting together the video. 1st place for the February Sarasota Event goes to the man…. no the LEGEND that makes it all happen! Travis Yates (Sidewinder #244) […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – February 10, 2022

It’s time to do some warm weather sailing…  Snake BytesFebruary 10, 2022 Builder update, regattas notices, and more TopIn today’s Snake Bytes: Builder’s update Class Constitution and Rules Proposals Approved North American Championships Updates Sarasota #2 Recap 2023 Worlds preview Upcoming regattas Florida AZ, CA, MD Builder’s Update Our class builder, Rondar Raceboats, has kept […]

2022 ACC Registration now open!

Viper 640 Class 2022 Atlantic Coast Championship will be part of the  2022 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series – Annapolis Vipers will sail all three days Registration is now open for Viper ACCs in Annapolis May 13-15 HERE.

New Class Rules effective 1/1/22

2022 Class Rules – plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose  (The more things change, the more they stay the same!) In an electronic vote that closed on December 31st, the Viper 640 International Class Association members passed 21 amendments to the Class Rules with an average vote in favor of 89%.  The rule […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – December 17, 2021

It’s time to do some warm weather sailing…  Snake Bytes December 17, 2021   Regattas Notices and more In today’s Snake Bytes: Sarasota #1 Recap Words from the winners Sarasota’s Social Side Upcoming regattas Tomorrow’s Viper Champions today Viper photo hub now up and working Class Constitutional and Rules Vote 2022 Class Dues Bow numbers […]

Winning Thoughts – Sarasota #1 winners share their secrets

One of the many things that distinguishes the Viper Class from others is the willingness of those at the front of the pack to share their techniques with those in the middle and bottom. This happened again in Sarasota. Here are a few words of wisdom from the top 3 finishers on how their regatta […]

2022 North American Championship Dates Confirmed

The dates for the 2022 NAs have been changed to October 19-23 at the Gulfport Yacht Club in Gulfport, MS. Stand-by for news and information on how to register.

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – October 15, 2021 – Lots of regatta news!

  Lots of Viper news to catch-up on!  Snake Bytes October 15, 2021 In today’s Snake Bytes: North American Championship Recap First Women’s North American’s Mary Ewenson Wins Kleinschrodt Beardsley Wins Inaugural Ewenson Service Award Thanks Noroton, Here We Come Gulfport, Nepean, Alamitos, and Hampton Who Says Old Boats Aren’t Competitive? Class and Constitution Rules […]

Viper Sailing on the Gulf Coast

The Wadewitz Regatta, held on September 25-26 and hosted by Fairhope (AL) Yacht Club, brought twelve Capdevielle Vipers and one Open Viper to the waters of Mobile Bay. Conditions for the event ranged from miserable and challenging (at least from the PRO’s point-of-view) to some really competitive sailing on the bay. Three races were conducted […]

Sail like EWE did. Live like EWE did.

At last weekend’s Viper 640 North Americans, Mary Ewenson shared with the competitors The 11 Commandments of the EWE Foundation. In the wake of Geoff’s unexpected passing, his wife, Mary, created the EWE Spirit Foundation to continue and expand upon his efforts to aid those among us who are most in need. Here’s what Mary shared […]