Wētā News & Events

Video: Boat Builder Mike Pearce - Weta #1262

June 30th, 2021

Mike Pearce Weta #1262
Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer | Chris Kitchen

2021 Weta East Coast Championship - Stephanie Taylor

June 24th, 2021

The 2021 Weta East Coast Championship at the 64th North Carolina Governor’s Cup June 18-20 was building momentum with 10 Classes planning to attend. It was a tight race between the Wetas and the Wayfarers, the two largest fleets, to get the most boats registered.

Video: Weta owner #1174 - Gerrit Bahlman

June 23rd, 2021

What did Gerrit forget at NZ WetaFest 2021? Chris finds out. Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen
Interviewer| Chris Kitchen

Return to Duck Cup - Stephanie Taylor

June 16th, 2021

After a several year hiatus, Duck Cup was baaa-ck June 5-6. A Nor’Banks tradition since the 80’s, promises to never be the same event each year. All multihulls 20’ and under spend two days of distance racing on the Currituck Sound located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Video: NZ WetaFest 2021

May 25th, 2021

Filming | Joshua McCormack
Editing | Luis Kitchen

Wetas at Rock - Patrick Lyon

May 13th, 2021

It seemed a bleak prospect when we started planning a sailing weekend in the midst of a covid epidemic having already cancelled it last year, but despite the social distancing, rule of 6, eating and socialising outside, we were rewarded with bright sunshine from dawn to dusk and though the…

Alligator Run Regatta - Stephanie Taylor

May 06th, 2021

After hibernating for the past year, a few Wetas decided it was time to venture out in the world close to home. As fate would happen, others decided to do the same.

Awesome sailing at NZ WetaFest 2021 - Roger Kitchen

April 28th, 2021

Video: https://youtu. be/8Fp7wq-1YYs

Finally after a crazy year of lockdowns and uncooperative weather we had a weekend of great sailing despite a tough first day. When you have dedicated Weta sailors making the long trek from the South Island for WetaFest you really want to make the event worthwhile.

Ventura CA Swarm Report - Bob Shirley

April 21st, 2021

No good deed goes unpunished. Bill Mattson, a local beach cat sailor, volunteered to video our swarm with his drone. Last week he and I did a successful test run in which he launched from near the Ventura Pier and took some beautiful pictures despite the light wind.

Video: Cruising with the cousins at Castor Bay

April 16th, 2021

Featuring Lucette, Amelia, Bianca and Chris. Filming Chris Kitchen
Editing Luis Kitchen

Easter Swarm in New Bern - Stephanie Taylor

April 13th, 2021

Sometimes last minute plans turn out to be the best. A change in our Easter weekend swarm location from Beaufort to New Bern provided just that.

Dick Hitchcock Memorial Charity Regatta - Cliff Peshek

March 26th, 2021

Florida Weta sailors moved the show about an hour North from Sarasota to Gulfport Yacht Club for back to back weekend racing action.