Wētā News & Events

Bluster on the Bay Regatta - Melbourne, FL

January 23rd, 2023

Bluster on the Bay this has been a great regatta in Melbourne for the past few years and first Wētā event of the season.

Lessons From A Man Overboard - Mike Mead

October 28th, 2022

Hi, New Weta owner here so I had been holding on to this story due to embarrassment I guess. I've just written the communications tips for a Coastguard win a PLB competition so thought I may as well bite the bullet and hopefully help some other sailors in future.

2022 Rotorua North Island Sprints Regatta

October 18th, 2022

Having enjoyed and learned so much from sailing with the Northern Wētā skippers in the 2020 Sprints regatta I was keen to get to this next one (2021 was cancelled due to Covid).

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.