Wētā News & Events

Weta-Good Time on the Bay - Dave Reed (Sailing World)

February 21st, 2022

The Wetas have flocked to St. Petersburg, Florida for a good old fashioned weekend of fun on Tampa Bay.

2021 Weta class All Japan Championship

November 17th, 2021

At Enoshima Yacht Harbor, where the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were held last July, 10 colorful WETA boats gathered at the 2nd WETA Class All Japan Championship. The rule this time required more than double hand.

2021 Weta class All Japan Championship Nov 13-14

October 26th, 2021

This year, the competition will be in the category of double hand or higher, but since the entry will be for each boat (not people), skippers and crews can be replaced at the discretion (selection) of each boat. Entry fee: 16,000 yen
(Including Party fee for 2 people.

2021 OBX Multihull SailFest - Stephanie Taylor

September 24th, 2021

Sailors yearning for open water and bigger wind flocked to Southern Shores NC for the 2nd Annual OBX Multihull SailFest September 18-19. This event, hosted by Hardy Peters of East Coast Sailboats Inc.

Video: Former dual Olympic medalist in the Tornado class, Rex Sellers

July 09th, 2021

Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer | Chris Kitchen

Video: Paraglider and long-distance adventurer Jeff Ripley

July 08th, 2021

Weta owner #1100 - Jeff Ripley. Paraglider and long-distance adventurer. Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer | Chris Kitchen

National Naussac 25-27 Juin 2021

July 06th, 2021

Nous avons eu de très bonnes conditions pour régater pendant les 3 jours et une très bonne ambiance à terre, merci au club de Naussac. Photo Album

By Daniele Evrard
Photos Daniele Evrard

Video: Boat Builder Mike Pearce - Weta #1262

June 30th, 2021

Mike Pearce Weta #1262
Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer | Chris Kitchen

2021 Weta East Coast Championship - Stephanie Taylor

June 24th, 2021

The 2021 Weta East Coast Championship at the 64th North Carolina Governor’s Cup June 18-20 was building momentum with 10 Classes planning to attend. It was a tight race between the Wetas and the Wayfarers, the two largest fleets, to get the most boats registered.

Video: Weta owner #1174 - Gerrit Bahlman

June 23rd, 2021

What did Gerrit forget at NZ WetaFest 2021? Chris finds out. Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer| Chris Kitchen

Return to Duck Cup - Stephanie Taylor

June 16th, 2021

After a several year hiatus, Duck Cup was baaa-ck June 5-6. A Nor’Banks tradition since the 80’s, promises to never be the same event each year. All multihulls 20’ and under spend two days of distance racing on the Currituck Sound located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Wetas at Rock - Patrick Lyon

May 13th, 2021

It seemed a bleak prospect when we started planning a sailing weekend in the midst of a covid epidemic having already cancelled it last year, but despite the social distancing, rule of 6, eating and socialising outside, we were rewarded with bright sunshine from dawn to dusk and though the…