Wētā News & Events

10 reasons to love sailing your Weta

May 20th, 2019

10 reasons to love sailing your Weta

 

• Incredible stability

• High performance - speed up to 20 knots

• Simple rig - no boom

• Versatility - sail solo or together

• Lightweight yet robust

• Compact storage

• No abs of steel required

• Rig and launch by yourself in 20 minutes

• Proven New Zealand…

Video: Introducing the Weta Trimaran - 2006 - Chas Biggin

May 08th, 2019

13 years on, thanks everyone for the support!

Video in memory of Chas Biggin
Captions | Luis Kitchen

Be the change - Stephanie Taylor

April 23rd, 2019

Never underestimate the impact one person can have on many lives. All it takes is someone to “Be the Change”. After an encounter in 2016 with Charlie Enright, Volvo Ocean Skipper for Team Alvamedica, I knew that I had to do something.

Women Swarm WetaFest

April 17th, 2019

Weta sailors swarmed Fort Walton Yacht Club for WetaFest April 11-14. A record breaking year included seven female skippers and three junior skippers in a fleet of 22.

Pittwater Sail Expo 27-28 April

April 04th, 2019

Weta Sydney will be showing the new lightweight foam-core Weta Trimaran - the Fun. Fast. Easy boat everyone can sail at any age.

Boca Ciega Bay Welcomes Wetas

March 20th, 2019

There’s a first time for everything. Gulfport Yacht Club in Florida hosted their inaugural Weta regatta, March 1-3. Ten Wetas, 7 singlehanded and 3 doublehanded showed up for a weekend of fun.

A Sweet Treat

February 28th, 2019

A last minute addition to the Florida schedule drew eight Weta sailors to the Cherry Pie Regatta at Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida on February 16th. Winds were howling, halyards were clanking and some technical difficulties left a few on the beach.

New high UV resistant Weta Cover

February 18th, 2019

A new high UV resistant Weta Cover is now available.  

Current Weta Cover
- Waterproof
- Average UV protection
- Cover life 2-4 years
- Weight 6KG/13LB

New Weta Cover
- Water resistant
- High UV resistant
- Cover life 6-8 years
- Weight 3. 9KG/8.

Japan International Boat Show March 7-10

February 18th, 2019

Debuting at the Japan International Boat Show, Mamoru Aoki (Weta Marine Japan) will be happy to show you the new foam core Weta! Roger Kitchen will also be attending on the 8th and 9th if you want a chat!

A container of new boats will also be arriving in Japan shortly,…

RYA Dinghy Show 2-3 March, Alexandra Palace

February 14th, 2019

Weta will be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy Show 2-3 March, Alexandra Palace. Have a chat to Roger Kitchen on the stand about being a Weta Dealer or contact info@wetamarine. com to find out more.

New England Boat Show Feb 9-17

February 12th, 2019

The Multihull Source have a Weta on display at the New England Boat Show. Feb 9-17 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, check it out!

Video: My Happy Place

February 08th, 2019

Video starring World Champion Laser Radial sailor Josh Armit, Caleb Armit, Ian Sutherland, Bianca Martin, Justina, Florentina and Lucette Kitchen. Filming & editing | Joshua McCormack.