Wētā News & Events

Video: Three Islands Challenge Race on Sydney Harbour

February 02nd, 2018

Race 3 around Islands from Weta Championship at Woollahra Sailing Club. By Geoff Waldon

Video: Landing a Weta on a downwind ramp in a blow, AUS

January 18th, 2018

How to land on a concrete ramp or stony beach in a blow without damaging the hulls of your Weta. By Paul White

Video: How to beat a Dutchman, AUS

January 16th, 2018

Fun, Fast, Easy Weta racing with the open fleet at Woollahra Sailing Club on Sydney Harbour. By Paul White

Video: Wetas & Friends, Woollahra, AUS

January 11th, 2018

NSW Weta Class Rep, Geoff Waldon, sails with a video camera pole-mounted on the stern and another on the bowsprit and has a slew of videos as a result.

2017 Lake Cootharaba SC Weta Challenge

December 11th, 2017

The weather was not very promising in the week before the Race Series and access roads were flooded on Friday. However 12 Wetas turn up on the Saturday and we had our own start after the rest of the fleet.

Video: Weta full speed at Lake Macquarie

September 13th, 2017

Thanks to Wangi Wangi RSL Sailing Club for the use of their facilities. By Australian Weta Class

MySailing.com.au: The Weta too easy

August 01st, 2017

Jordan Spencer tests the fun Weta trimaran - on his third attempt

If I had to use one word to describe the Weta trimaran, it would be easy! Everything about the Weta is easy, unlike the process we went through when trying to test one.

Australians prepare for the WMG 2017

March 28th, 2017

Seven Wetas, including Paul White's brand new birthday boat still in gift wrapping, appeared at Port Kembla Sailing Club for the Lake Illawarra Weta Camp - the final training weekend to share knowledge and help bring the Australian Weta Team up to the same high standard before the boats are…

Botany Bay Marathon Race

February 15th, 2017

Four Wetas turned out at Kurnell Catamaran Club for possibly one of the best races we've had on Botany Bay with a 12-15 knot Southerly blowing, little traffic, few wind obstructions and mostly flat water.

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

Multihull legend, Rod Waterhouse to race in Weta Trimaran Class

December 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Hobie 16 World Masters and winner of many Australian Multihull Championships, Rod Waterhouse, will compete in the Weta Trimaran class in the sailing regatta at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand in April next year.

Beware the Bullets 50th Anniversary Regatta

November 25th, 2016

Fresh winds and grey skies greeted the participants in the 50th anniversary Beware the Bullets Regatta. The event was dominated by Hobies of various sizes, a couple of Nacras with Olympic hopefuls aboard and 5 Wetas (although only 4 on day one).