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Craig Wilusz

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2017 Beacon Group Viper 640 North American Championship
« on: January 20, 2017, 12:06:54 PM »
Wanna get an idea what the 2017 Viper 640 North American Championships area looks like?

New video posted on the Facebook page of the area:  https://www.facebook.com/Viper640NorthAmericanChampionships

Dates for 2017 NAC's are Ocotber 24,25,26,27,28, 2017.
Practice Day October 22

NOR and Yacht Scoring Website coming up the last week in January.
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2017, 12:07:17 PM »
Looks like registration is now open.  Jumped in there before the Event Chair to be the first boat to register.  http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=2996
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2017, 02:26:28 PM »
Working on a registration hiccup.  Stay tuned....
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2017, 03:22:44 PM »
Hiccup (at least the first one) fixed. 

The 2017 Viper 640 North American Championships is getting in to gear.

Notice of Race and Registration are LIVE:  http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=2996

Stay tuned for Pre-event regatta info to come along soon...
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2017, 03:52:20 PM »
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2017, 10:45:10 AM »
some very keen Viper sailors looking to show how eager they are to register.....!
Good stuff - let's see if we can get a 70 boat regatta!
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2017, 08:06:09 AM »
Tim Dunton?
Tim Dunton from Alabama and the sceptered isle?
The Tim Dunton with the massive Vipermobile and the Viperettes at St Pete NOOD all those years ago?
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2017, 03:28:56 PM »
21 teams registered now.  Pretty good start. 
Edit: I mean 25 teams (updated an hour after this post)
Edit: I mean 28 teams (updated 2 hours later)
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2017, 02:15:16 PM »
Now up to 33 teams, including 11 teams from GYA clubs.  Not bad for the first 5 days. 
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2017, 11:31:20 AM »
36 Teams as of 2/7/17, Not bad for a regatta that is nine months out.
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2017, 11:38:18 AM »
Today the  2017 Viper 640 Championships Committee announces a new Multi Level Sponsor. 

The Heart of Florida's Emerald Coast, the community of Destin, Fort Walton Beach, and Okaloosa Island joined the 2017 Viper 640 North American Championships to welcome all sailors, friends, families, spectators, and volunteers to one of the best sailing venues in the United States, Fort Walton Beach. 

Please the link below to learn about the area, find accommodations, and find things to do on your extended stay in his wonderful area.

http://www.emeraldcoastfl.com/?utm_source=640Viper&utm_campaign=OctoberEvent&utm_medium=logo
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2017, 02:43:59 PM »
Been a busy week.

Marlow Ropes signed on to be Title Sponsor for the Pre-Event:  2017 Marlow Ropes Viper 640 NAC Warm Up Regatta. 
http://www.yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=4085

Marlow Ropes has also signed on to be Bronze Level Sponsor for the NACs as well.  So we should be seeing some Marlow Ropes reps during the events.  Stay tuned for details featuring Marlow Ropes and the Viper NAC's.

Global Technology Systems signed on to be a Sport Level Sponsor for the North Americans:  http://www.onthelevel.com/
You will see two teams from Global Technology Systems racing in the NAC's so let them cross on port...

Cooke Insurance Agency signed on to be a Sport Level Sponsor for the North Americans:
www.cookeinsurance.us
You will see the owner of Cooke Insurance Agency , Darren Cooke, driving a Viper at the NAC's. As the owner of  Cooke Insurance Agency, you don't let Darren cross , you just hit him.  (insert winky face emotion thing here)...
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2017, 01:21:41 PM »
LODGING SPECIAL FOR 2017 VIPER NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:

Waterscape Resort has a lodging special for the 2017 Viper 640 North American Championships.  The special is attached below. 

Drone footage of Waterscape Resort can be seen here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rib-_Qf2e50&feature=youtu.be
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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2017, 02:26:35 PM »
LODGING SPECIAL FOR 2017 VIPER NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:

Waterscape Resort has a lodging special for the 2017 Viper 640 North American Championships.  The special is attached below. 

Drone footage of Waterscape Resort can be seen here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rib-_Qf2e50&feature=youtu.be

How far from the club Craig ?

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Re: 2017 Viper North American Championships
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2017, 02:45:35 PM »
Okay, found it.....just across causeway......closest beachfront to the club. Looks perfect location.
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