Wētā News & Events

Régates Le Touquet, FR

June 22nd, 2018

Weta regatta in Le Touquet, France. Photo gallery

Photos Danièle Evrard

2018 Texas 200 - Puppy Dawg Learns to Rollover and Play Dead

June 21st, 2018

After I caught my breath and climbed on top of the bottom of my capsized boat, Puppy Dawg, in the middle of the Port Mansfield Channel, I reflected briefly on the day and how I ended up in this situation.

Régates de Naussac, FR

June 14th, 2018

Weta regatta in Naussac, France. Photo gallery

Photos Danièle Evrard

Weta Swarm at Weston Sailing Club, UK

June 11th, 2018

The Weta Class Association put on a Weta swarm at Weston Sailing Club on w/e 2nd and 3rd June 2018. The following is John Fairclough’s  ‘How to win’, so read on! 

A total of eight Wetas competed in two races at WestonSC on Southampton Water on 2 June 2018.

Video: Yarra Bay ANZAC Day Regatta

June 01st, 2018

Four Wetas arrived at Yarra Bay Sailing Club overlooking Botany Bay, the container terminal and the flightpath to Sydney airport. So while it may not be the most attractive location, the water is clean and clear and the breakwater provides a great flat water sailing area.

2018 Cooloola Cup Regatta, AUS

June 01st, 2018

Saturday had a fresh and gusty Westerlies which made for a good ride on the long race to Inskip point and return (13 miles). Peter Hackett in his new Foam Core boat and Glen cleared out and the rest of us swapped the lead back and forth.

Video: First race in a Weta Trimaran on Bala Lake, UK

May 29th, 2018

Part 2 video: https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=ngTAlykBClk

By Dan Partington

Weta Classe France, Weta Class UK & Benelux regatta in Le Touquet 16th & 17th of June

May 21st, 2018

Dear Weta Sailors, 

For your information, Weta Class France is organizing a regatta in Le Touquet just 69km from Calais on June 16th and 17th. This is a unique chance to sail together between our French and UK classes & maybe also have some Belgian & Dutch Sailors.

US Multihull Championships - A Dad’s Perspective

April 26th, 2018

I haven’t posted here in a while, and I was going to let someone else write about this, but a good friend of mine (Bert Rice Sr. ) said I better get off my ass and get it done. So Bert, this one is for you.

Weta Class Competes in their First US Multihull Championship - Stephanie Taylor

April 24th, 2018

April 18-22 was a much anticipated date for Weta sailors in North America.  US Sailing chose the Weta class for the 2018 US Multihull Championship hosted by Fort Walton Yacht Club which was held in conjunction with the 6th annual WetaFest.

Scuttlebutt Sailing News: Smyth wins U.S. Multihull Championship

April 23rd, 2018

Fort Walton Beach, FL (April 22, 2018) – Legendary multihull sailor, Randy Smyth (Fort Walton Beach, Fla. ), won his record-setting fifth career Hobie Alter Trophy for the U. S. Multihull Championship. The 2018 U. S.

2018 US Sailing Multihull Championships Race Report - Jonathan Weston

April 23rd, 2018

Wednesday, April 18
Randy’s Clinic

This was the clinic Randy Smythe has traditionally offered to sailors wishing to hone their skills (before he put on the clinic to all sailors in the championships).