Weta News & Events

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.

Video: Testing the Newly Installed Self Tacking Jib

September 14th, 2020

Testing the new self tacker with twin tiller extensions. Well, I really like it. You can really focus on other tactical decisions such as windshifts and other boats. I know my sheets are still way too long. More updates to follow with shooting from different angles and using the gennaker.

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. As one of the “converts” who was a late adopter, I have been asked to write a review of the system, so here goes, but just...

USA Weta Dealer Wanted

September 02nd, 2020

A position has become available on the West Coast for someone to join the worldwide network of Weta dealers.

Safety Harness use on a Weta

June 22nd, 2020

Many of you would have read of Bob Shirley’s traumatic experience recently on Sailing Anarchy when he fell overboard from his Weta but fortunately was still tethered to his boat. He writes:

Thinking of upgrading your Jib? Reasons to fit a Self Tacker on your Weta

June 18th, 2020

RACING:- A ST allows you to tack upwind without touching jib sheet(s). - You maintain the perfect jib sheeting angle without adjustment each time you tack.- As you go through the tack it is only seconds before the jib sets on the new tack giving almost continuous power.

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