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  1. In February 2018, the Viper World Championships are coming to Perth! The Viper 640 is a sportsboat, a cross between a skiff dinghy and a keelboat. It provides the stability of keelboat sailing, with the excitement of dinghy sailing. Downwind speeds of 20 knots mean excitement is guaranteed. The event will see sailors from the USA, Canada, Bermuda, England and Europe head Down Under to race our local sailors for world viper supremacy! We are looking at getting the message out to the public and to local sailors who may be interested in taking part in the World Title as new owner or crew. We are holding an Open day for you to find out about the boat, have a sail and meet and talk to people who love sailing Vipers. 9:30 - 12:30 Sunday 7th May South of Perth Yacht Club Hardstand
  2. Viper 640 Australian Worlds 2018

    Viper 640 Worlds 2018 Perth Venue South of Perth Yacht Club Located less than 10 minutes from Perth CBD, the Yacht Club has one of Perth’s best views overlooking the Swan and Canning Rivers, with a clear view of Perth city. The 2018 World’s regatta will be a “dry’ regatta. The club has three cranes that will operate to enable a quick, easy lift back onto trailers. The yacht club has a restaurant, three bars, alfresco dining and a function centre. The Restaurant caters for lunches and dinners. Two outside areas cater for informal al fresco dining and barbecues.
  3. Viper 640 Australian Worlds 2018

    There's enough runway on the Swan River course to have a good ride. .....21 knots top... so far The top speed puck of the day gets a bottle of Snake Charmer.
  4. Viper 640 Australian Worlds 2018

    Viper 640 Worlds 2018 Perth THE SAILING VENUE The Swan River has been a racing venue for at least 173 years. The proposed racing area for the Viper 640 World Championships is known as Melville Water and is approximately 10 minutes from South of Perth Yacht Club (SoPYC) Each course will accommodate a 1.6 nm course length and maximizes the shoreline based viewing opportunity for spectators. The course area is not subject to tidal flows or currents greater than one knot. The waters and are clean, salt water, pollution free, and are regularly used for all types of aquatic sports by the people of Perth. The racing area is in protected flat water with no swell or significant wind wave conditions. All the better to enjoy the “Fremantle Doctor” - the regular afternoon seabreeze. It is a great sailing location and has been successfully used and spectated from for numerous racing events. The 2018 World’s regatta will be a “dry’ regatta. The club has three cranes that will operate to enable a quick, easy lift back onto trailers.
  5. 2018 Viper 640 World Championship Perth Western Australia The International Viper 640 Class is pleased to announce its next World Championship Regatta from February 17 to February 23, 2018 at South of Perth Yacht Club, Western Australia. Over 40 Vipers are expected to compete in the Regatta. The Australian Viper 640 sailors have been busy since the Bermuda Worlds putting together a bid for the 2018 World Championships. This huge viper is on its way to Australia February next year.
  6. Ben Lexcens designs

    Ceil III mentioned on a website for sale in England a year ago. http://www.adurboatsales.co.uk/boat_...t.jsp?status=A
  7. Cadilac

    Out on the weekend in the Viper 640 State Championships. Heat 5 was 18 to 25 knots. We passed Cadillac as we headed downwind. Got a 10sec snatch as they headed upwind, Youtube Video 35 - 45 secs Saw them later in the race as they headed downwind but I didn't have the camera out. As I remember, not a masthead kite and still with a reef in. They looked to be doing 15 to 20 and really comfortable. Thing that surprised me was they didn't have to be stacking the back of the boat, even though the boat is really flat as far as rocker. Enjoy
  8. Cadilac

    If it's foils that are needed then Brett Burvill, the boat's builder, is your man. We look at the current moths in awe. 14 years ago Brett changed the moths, when he sailed the 2000 National Moth Championships in Perth with a trifoiling moth. He won a couple of heats and even though he didn't win the title, he changed Moths forever. The Illett brothers from Perth, developed the current version of the bi foiling moth in 2002, and the Moths have never looked back
  9. Cadilac

    Pete said twilight racing was one of the aims......and I'm sure he will do it..... And then add to the list..... Shit hot Saturday sailing +.....+.....+ Might invite him down SOPYC to do the sports boat series. Could do short off shores. Should all be interesting.
  10. What's happened to the VX One ?

    Great video. Sportsboats in this wind are the next best thing to dinghy sailing for us old guys. What’s the ideal crew weight for a VX?
  11. Cadilac

    The design has been done in consultation with Fred Barrett and the boat has been constructed by Windrush yachts.
  12. Cadilac

    This should be fun..... As the owner said, maybe more a sports yacht than a sports boat..... Name - Cadillac Length 9.4 m (30'10") Width 3.4m (11' 2") Draft 2.5m (8' 2") Displacement 1000kg (2204lbs) all carbon Story on ASBA website.
  13. Hi Leon,

    Sorry about the delay replying.

    Im sure we can get you a ride somewhere on these dates.

    My name is Jon

    Phone is 93361385

    Give us a call when you arrive and we will organise


  14. hi mate

    Leon here (akasideshow) I'll be arriving in perth on the 24th and looks like I'll be free from the 2nd to the 7th any day at this stage

    so if your getting the viper out let me know and I'll be there, where is yours kept by the way? ph 0404911389