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Consistency pays off as Mark Wheeler wins Southern Bay Race Week

Southern Bay Race Week June 2-5, 2022 Hampton (VA) Yacht Club Mark Wheeler, sailing with Charles Brewer and Austin Powers, gave a lesson in consistent sailing during this year’s SBRW. Tossing an eighth, in the nine scored races, Wheeler and crew posted five firsts, three seconds and a seventh for 18 points…a nine-point lead over […]

Grace Howie Wins 2022 Viper 640 Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship

Day 2/Final Recap June 26, 2022 Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, CT   From the moment the first sailors arrived at Noroton Yacht Club this morning, it was “iffy” if there would be any sailing. Flags all around were hanging vertically…but the forecasts said we’d have wind sooner than later. Oh, well, that didn’t happen. Despite […]

Grace Howie leading Viper 640 Women’s ACCs after Day 1

Viper 640 Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship – Day 1 Recap June 25, 2022 Noroton Yacht Club, Darien, CT Here’s another regatta that felt the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Of the original 14 boats registered to sail I this Championship, only 11 made it to the starting line today due to numerous sailors testing positive for […]

Below are the Booking Links for both groups to begin making reservations. Should guests wish to stay for the duration, they would need to make 2 separate reservations… Book your group rate for Women’s Youth Viper 640 North American Championship   Book your group rate for Viper 640 North American Championship COURTYARD GULFPORT BEACHFRONT 1600 […]

Ewenson, Cox, and Hillmyer win 2022 Viper 640 Atlantic Coast Championship

May 13-15, 2022 PHOTOS Courtesy of Spinsheet Magazine Sailed as part of the 2022 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series, this year’s Viper ACCs were a light-air challenge, requiring expert boat handling, tactics, and the ability to change gears. With Annapolis Yacht Club as the primary host club, most of the Vipers were across the […]

Viper 640 Snake Bytes – April 1, 2022

 Snake BytesApril 1, 2022 April Fools…no Joke! In today’s Snake Bytes: Words from a Prez Proposed 2022-23 winter schedule Major upcoming regattas Builder update Regatta reports Recognize these Viperers??? The derivation of April Fools WORDS FROM A PREZ This edition we hear from Peter Ill, Regional President, North America. The long cold winter of COVID […]

Vipers in Miami – The Bacardi Invitational 2022

Sunshine, warm weather and a strong sea breeze on Biscayne Bay welcomed a very international group of Viper sailors in Miami for the Bacardi Invitational Regatta. Add in the Bacardi hospitality and the night life in Coconut Grove and you have all the elements of a great sailing event. We started the week with the […]

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North Americans Registration Now Open

Registration now open for the 2022 Viper 640 North American Championship. Event Details Coed Register Here Women’s & Youth Register Here

2022 Bacardi Invitational Regatta Final Recap

Here is another amazing video from Miami courtesy of Skylla Filmworks. This really sums up what it is like to sail a Viper in Miami!

Bacardi Invitational Regatta ’22 – Day 1 recap – 2 videos

Front of fleet results were spread around, with a fairly even performance amongst the top boats on day one. Three races down and their 1,4,5 scorecard gives Caterpillar’ helmed by Peter Ill the lead. ‘Evil Hiss’ who finished 2nd in 2020, under the expert helm of Mary Ewenson raced a solid series, picking up a win […]