Wētā News & Events

2021 Sarasota Bay Multihull Regatta Report - Cliff Peshek

March 18th, 2021

14 boats registered for the event including 4 new Weta sailors and entrants from 7 different States. Obviously folks want to get back to sailing after taking most of 2020 off.

Inaugural Australian National Weta Championships - Australian Multihull World Magazine

March 17th, 2021

Story Peter Hackett | Images Julie Hartwig

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Well we did it.

2021 Bluster on the Bay - Cliff Peshek

January 25th, 2021

Charles “Pooch” Pucciariello defends his lead on day three to win the 2021 Bluster on the Bay. Charlie, man of few words, summed up his performance “When the wind blows, hike hard and win. When the wind goes light fat boys go slow”.

Triumphant Trio of Bundaberg Sailors - Bundaberg Today

January 08th, 2021

By Aaron Goodwin

Bundaberg sailors cleaned up at the first Weta National Championships (Dec 28-Jan 2) on Lake Cootharaba, picking first place in all three categories.

Video: Lake Ngaroto Regatta

November 19th, 2020

What a glorious place. For those that didn’t make the trip to this regatta they missed a great weekend. Set in the middle of Waikato dairy farms the Ngaroto Sailing Club were excellent hosts and put on a good regatta in difficult conditions.

Video: Weta Class Shonan Championship

November 18th, 2020

Weta Class Shonan Championship, Japan. Video H. Hatanai

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.

Weta Pickle Fork at Rotorua Sprints

October 20th, 2020

What a weekend! The Sprint regatta was an excellent event superbly organised by the Rotorua Yacht Club. The format of continuous three minute starts was a real success with no time waiting between the 15 minute races. The 52 entries included A Cat, Tornado, PT, Hobie, 3.

Video: Fun October holiday sailing on Dianshan Lake

October 15th, 2020

Fun October holiday sailing on Dianshan Lake.  
By Markus Winter Weta #3

Bulkhead Magazine: First held in Japan! Lake Hamana Weta Class All Japan Championship Report

October 08th, 2020

Translated from Japanese:

The "1st Weta Class All Japan Championship" was held on October 3rd and 4th at Lake Hamana Beach Marina in Shizuoka Prefecture. There are 6 boats to enter.

Video: Do you remember your first time? - Joe Brake

September 21st, 2020

Do you remember your first time? 

Alan Taylor, our North American Weta Website Guru must have asked me that question 10 times this past weekend. I was like “bro, getting a little personal aren’t we?” 

Let me share a love story.

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.