Wētā News & Events

Friendly, social and competitive Weta weekend!

June 19th, 2015

In the shadows of the world's great ocean going liners a gathering took place in Southampton water on 6/7th June of somewhat smaller vessels. The U. K. 's Weta National Championships came to the south coast of England and was hosted by the Weston Sailing Club.

First Weta National Championships at Weston Sailing Club a huge sucess!

June 18th, 2015

A dozen Wetas gathered at Weston Sailing Club in bright sunshine and a fresh breeze for their first ever regatta weekend which was therefore designated 'the Nationals'. The Weta is the world's largest insect and gatherings of the class are referred to as swarms.

Voile. Le fun avec le Weta

June 15th, 2015

C'est assez nouveau en France. Le Weta est un petit trimaran de sport, long de 4,40 m et large de 3,60 m, conçu en Nouvelle-Zélande, fabriqué en Asie, importé et distribué en France par la société Innovoile, de Lézardrieux. La classe Weta est en pleine expansion, avec 1.

Weta Weekend at Lake Hamana

June 05th, 2015

Photos Mamoru Aoki

Competitive racing at the Dave Irey Memorial Regatta

June 04th, 2015

Five boats registered in this years Dave Irey Memorial Regatta at West River Sailing Club in Galesville, Maryland just south of Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay on May 30-31.

Queensland Weta State Titles Hervey Bay

June 03rd, 2015

David Vockler the States best. . . againBUNDABERG'S David Vockler was up against stiff opposition before he lowered his boat, Attitude, into the water to contest the Queensland WETA title. David was taking on something that never slowed down or gave up - time.

Dave Irey Memorial Regatta May 30-31

May 25th, 2015

The WRSC 2015 Dave Irey Memorial regatta is open to the Flying Scot, A-Cat, Chesapeake-20, Albacore, and Weta Classes. NOR and registration here. By Luis Kitchen

Santa Cruz Multihull Regatta May 30-31

May 18th, 2015

Join Bruce in the Santa Cruz Multihull Regatta May 30-31. The open ocean sailing off Santa Cruz is awesome and the SCYC members are very cool. Don’t miss this!

NOR and registration here.  

Austin Lake Regatta, Portage, May 30-31

May 15th, 2015

Four Wetas have registered so far in the ALCA "Dirty Thirty" Regatta in Michigan. Join the fun in two days racing and meet fellow multihull enthusiast. I hear an awesome dinner party is planned as well!

NOR and registration here. By Luis Kitchen

PRSA Spring Regatta May 23-24

May 14th, 2015

Join Ben - Weta #358 in two days racing on the Potomac River with the Capitol and Monuments as a backdrop. There is also a great BBQ on Saturday night. NOR and registration here.

126NM: A Greek Islands Odyssey

May 12th, 2015

Michael Fischer Weta #126 is planning to sail from Agioi Apostoli to Ios - a 126NM journey to his wife's home island. He will be passing Cape Sounio, Serifos, Sifnos and Paros. Weather permitting, Michael plans to start around the 1st of July.

Palm Beach to Patonga Fish and Chip Run

May 11th, 2015

Palm Beach Sailing Club’s Annual Fish and Chip Run a Princesses ParadisePalm Beach Sailing Club hosted their annual Princess Regatta on Saturday May 9th combining this annual fun fest with their Fish and Chip run to Patonga due to adverse conditions the Saturday before when Princesses Paradise was originally going…