Wētā News & Events

Video: WMG2017 Day 3 - Sailing

May 01st, 2017

The Sailing at WMG2017 is the most competitive ever, the regatta at Torbay on Auckland’s North Shore drawing more than 200 sailors from 13 countries , including Olympic Medallists, multiple world champions, America’s Cup winners and relative newcomers unafraid of taking on a challenge of a lifetime – Murray Rae,…

Video: Some Ugly Sailing

February 27th, 2017

Really tough day - hammer gusts to 35 MPH, full 180 degree wind shifts in a split second. Great practice, however, and only makes anything less a walk in the park. . . By Tom Kirkman

Video: Peter Martin vs 36knot gusts and big waves on Sydney Harbour!

February 13th, 2017

Breeze is on! A brief clip of a wet, but rewarding day out on the water learning how to sail the Weta. . (The camera doesn't do the nose dive at 15sec justice!)

By Peter Martin

Video: Now this is FUN!

November 28th, 2016

15,000 acres of lake practically to ourselves  It was cold, it was wet, it was FUN!

By Tom Kirkman

Video: Lynne Sailing

November 21st, 2016

New sailor taking an informal lesson on the Weta. By Tom Kirkman

Video: Torbay Club Racing with NZ Para-Sailors Chris Sharp and Andrew May

November 16th, 2016

It was great to have NZ Para-Sailors Chris Sharp and Andrew May making their debut into Weta fleet racing. The conditions were just superb with a gusty 12-18 knots which was both challenging and tactical.

Video: Neil Patterson in 20+knots

November 10th, 2016

Day 03 of Paralympic Sailing Equipment Trial on the Weta Trimaran. Went out in 20+knot winds and a big sea state. Had lots of fun launching off the waves. Tried to stick the nose in but the hull kept popping back up. By Neil Patterson

Video: Weta Bottoms Up, NZ

November 02nd, 2016

Para-Sailors Andrew May & Chris Sharp first attempts at righting a Weta!

Video Steve Cranch

Video: Day 2 Australian Para-Sailor Neil Patterson tests the Weta

October 19th, 2016

After some gale force winds this weekend I finally went sailing on Sunday. Wasn't windy enough to capsize. I still had lots of fun. Port Phillip Bay Melbourne

5-8kn

by Neil Patterson

Video: Australian Para-Sailor Neil Patterson tests the Weta

October 18th, 2016

Port Phillip Bay Melbourne
15-18kn 1. 5m swell
Sailed by T12 Incomplete Paraplegic

By Neil Patterson

Video: Day 2 NZ Para-Sailors testing the Weta!

October 13th, 2016

Day 2 - Chris Sharp testing the Weta in 15-20 Knots. Video editing by Steve Cranch

Video: Day 3 NZ Para-Sailors testing the Weta!

October 13th, 2016

Day 3 and beyond with Chris Sharp. Video editing by Steve Cranch