Wētā News & Events

Airlie Beach Race Week: Big winds arrive as McVeys vie for Wētā supremacy - Sail-World

August 19th, 2022

By Di Pearson/ABRW 17 Aug 11:27 NZST
11-18 August 2022

A super competitive father and son are sailing in the Wētā trimaran class at Airlie Beach Race Week in the Whitsundays this week where the results have sea sawed between the pair from Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club in Boreen, Queensland.

The 2nd Annual Return to Duck Cup - Bruce Koch

June 16th, 2022

The 2nd Annual Return to Duck Cup
(And that darn Lemans Start)

The Duck Cup is a multihull tradition that dates back to the early 80’s. This is the second year the regatta has been held after last year’s “return” following a several year absence.

Memorial Day Regatta 2022 - Bob Shirley

June 09th, 2022

ABYC Memorial Day Regatta 2022

Wētās have raced in the Memorial Day Regatta at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach in the past and we attempted to get a fleet again for this year.

Video: 19.2 Knots - New Australian Weta Speed Record

June 02nd, 2022

New Australian speed record set during unofficial race back to Woollahrah Sailing Club after sailing in the Winter Series on Sydney Harbour. By Paul White

Wētā Logo Update

April 06th, 2022

We recently updated our logo to include macrons – Wētā. The macrons indicate the vowel sounds should be elongated "weh-taa".

Video: Chris, Florentina & Lucette out in 15-20 knots!

March 15th, 2022

Chris taking the girls out on an adventure mission during the Kite Foil Nationals where Justina was competing in. Filming | Chris Kitchen
Editing | Luis Kitchen

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.

Pigeon Bay Regatta - South Island Weta Muster

November 30th, 2021

The multihull 2-day regatta was centred on paper tigers which had the first start for each race, then a mixed fleet five minutes later including Hobie16s and Wetas (among others).

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