Wētā News & Events

Video: Sail-World - Close racing at the North American Weta Class Championship in North Carolina

November 08th, 2019

Did we just sail the dream regatta?

- 11 races over three days with partly cloudy to sunny skies, temps in the low 80's, and champagne sailing winds of 5-18 knots - Grassy lawn to store and rig boats on - Onsite restaurant & bar with changing facilities footsteps away from…

Video: Weta #676 en Sudestada - Andres Mabres

October 24th, 2019

El trimaran Weta esta en su elemento con una buena sudestada con 20kt de viento. Filmado cerca de San Isidro en el Rio de la Plata.  

The Weta trimaran is in its element with a good southeaster with 20kt of wind.

Sail-World: Weta Marine announce self tacking jib kit for retrofit or new boats

October 11th, 2019

Weta Marine had the new self tacking jib kit on display at the Auckland On the Water Boat Show, in early October.

Auckland On Water Boat Show 3-6 October

October 01st, 2019

Weta Marine will be exhibiting at the Auckland on Water Boat Show, come check out the Weta in person!

Contact Roger to secure a boat from our new container and get sailing this summer:

2019 NEW Weta $20,900 (Incl GST)
roger@wetamarine.

Humpybong Winter Bash Regatta - Keith Chidzey

September 10th, 2019

Heading North to Bash the Winter. . . Craving a bit of salt water therapy, I decided to take the ‘little’ drive north for the 2019 Humpybong Winterbash - Did-not-regret-it!
Conditions: Sunny and mild, but on arrival I went “Uh-oh, not again”.

Chesapeake Challenge - Stephanie Taylor

September 09th, 2019

Labor Day weekend North Carolina Wetas Sailors converged upon Virginia Beach, Virginia to join local beach cats for the annual Chesapeake Challenge. As the horn sounded, sailors hopped on their boats in the LeMans start and were off to the races.

Santa Cruz Multihull Regatta - Marc Simmel

July 25th, 2019

This annual event is hosted by the Hobie Fleet and Santa Cruz Yacht Club who have generously welcomed the Wetas to join them for several years.

Video: Off Season Weta Sailing - Tom Kirkman

July 22nd, 2019

Very rare and unusual winds for this time of the year (summer). Regardless, we took advantage. By Tom Kirkman

Video: Byra Marathon - Geoff Waldon

July 18th, 2019

Byra Marathon - Weta #842

By Geoff Waldon

2019 Commodore’s Open Classic Regatta Roundup - Bruce Fleming

July 16th, 2019

The Venue is an alpine lake, situated in the Sierra Nevada mountains East of Fresno, CA, and west of Mono Hot Springs.

Kraziness at Kerr Lake

June 24th, 2019

The first ever Weta East Coast Championships were held in conjunction with the 62nd Annual Governor’s Cup, June 14-16 at Kerr Lake in North Carolina. Eleven Wetas planned to race with a total of 103 boats.

Wetas Swarm Buggs Island

June 05th, 2019

It felt like summer at Buggs Island, VA on Memorial Day weekend, with 5 Wetas, 9 adults, 2 kids and Gizmo the Sailor Pup.