Used, competitive, boats can be had for $15,000. New will run you 35K, with sails, trailer, and everything you need from the box. Logical improvements to the boat since Bennett’s original setup greatly improved the performance and handling of the early-generation boats. The two biggies, says Johns, were a change to a carbon rig, adding more weight to the bulb to make the boat self-righting, and more recently, changing the rudder sweep. It’s now more vertical, for better bite. It is a Viper, after all. It should bite.