Wētā News & Events

Video: 19.2 Knots - New Australian Weta Speed Record

June 02nd, 2022

New Australian speed record set during unofficial race back to Woollahrah Sailing Club after sailing in the Winter Series on Sydney Harbour. By Paul White

Inaugural Australian National Weta Championships - Australian Multihull World Magazine

March 17th, 2021

Story Peter Hackett | Images Julie Hartwig

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Well we did it.

Triumphant Trio of Bundaberg Sailors - Bundaberg Today

January 08th, 2021

By Aaron Goodwin

Bundaberg sailors cleaned up at the first Weta National Championships (Dec 28-Jan 2) on Lake Cootharaba, picking first place in all three categories.

Australian Multihull World Magazine: AWCA Weta National Championships

November 05th, 2020

Well it is official now, at the time of going to press, the green light is on for the first AWCA Weta National Championship to be contested at the Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club from December 28 to January 2.

Review: Multihull Expert Peter Hackett Reviews the Weta Self Tacking Jib

September 07th, 2020

The Weta Self Tacking (ST) Jib has not been out that long but it has gained strong acceptance already, particularly from single handed racers.

2020 Queensland Weta State Titles go down to the wire (as seen on TV)

August 28th, 2020

7NEWS Wide Bay video: https://www. facebook. com/watch/?v=307395210590489

Another Queensland Weta Championship has been run and all would agree that this was one of the best.

Video: Glenn’s Weta Dash to Wangi

January 09th, 2020

The NSW Weta State Titles on Lake Macquarrie featured a fun race from Speers Point to Wangi Wangi for lunch and back. With winds of 18-20 knots it was a blast!

By Australian Weta Class

Humpybong Winter Bash Regatta - Keith Chidzey

September 10th, 2019

Heading North to Bash the Winter. . . Craving a bit of salt water therapy, I decided to take the ‘little’ drive north for the 2019 Humpybong Winterbash - Did-not-regret-it!
Conditions: Sunny and mild, but on arrival I went “Uh-oh, not again”.

Video: Byra Marathon - Geoff Waldon

July 18th, 2019

Byra Marathon - Weta #842

By Geoff Waldon

Pittwater Sail Expo 27-28 April

April 04th, 2019

Weta Sydney will be showing the new lightweight foam-core Weta Trimaran - the Fun. Fast. Easy boat everyone can sail at any age.

Video: Victorian Wetas get amongst the Lamingtons at Ronstan Australia Day Regatta

February 01st, 2019

McCrae Yacht Club 26th and 27th January 2019

Photos | sailingshots. com. au

Four Wetas registered for the first regatta to be promoted by AWCA in Victoria. The regatta was for all OTB classes and 80-85 boats turned out.

Join the Victoria Swarm

January 07th, 2019

Dear Weta owners and sailors of Victoria!

The Victorian Weta owners have been more spread out doing their own thing than our northern neighbours in recent years. We now have seven Wetas at Frankston YC and four of us race pretty regularly.