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Weta 2015 Review By Paul White

February 27th, 2015

Firstly a declaration of interest: I own Weta #325 which was built in 2009 and purchased in Australia in 2010. I acquired it in 2013 and have really enjoyed sailing it but I’m aware that it has a few issues due to the age of the boat.

Introducing the 2015 Weta

January 01st, 2015

With a shift of manufacture to Xtreme Sailing Products based in Singapore, Weta Marine has taken the opportunity to improve the Weta Trimaran. The design footprint is unchanged and the ‘one design’ rule will remain in place, but new molds and construction techniques give the 2015 Weta a tighter, better...

Weta to be part of World Masters Games 2017

June 29th, 2014

Weta Marine is delighted to announce that the Weta has been chosen as one of the classes for the World Masters Games, to be held in New Zealand in 2017.With more athletes than the Olympics, the World Masters Games is the single biggest multisport event on earth.

Weta 4.4 Review – Yachts and Yachting Magazine

September 13th, 2012

Roger Kitchen and his son Chris built the first Weta prototype in 2003, having commissioned a multihull designer to sketch hull shapes to suit their brief. They wanted to create a new kind of boat for New Zealand which was easy to store, easy to rig, safe and stable, high...

Sailing Magazine – Weta Review

June 07th, 2010

The name weta refers to a family of large insects in the New Zealand Archipelago. Roughly translated, weta means "God of ugly things." Nothing could be farther from the truth about the insect's namesake, a sexy 14-foot trimaran called the Weta that has been turning heads like crazy.

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