Wētā News & Events

500 days to go!

December 08th, 2015

Today as we mark 500 days to go we are excited to announce the World Masters Games 2017 sports schedule, along with the all-important participation packages available to athletes and supporters. Check out the full details now on our new and improved website. www. worldmastersgames2017. co. nz

Video: Weta #10 with a pod of dolphins!

November 09th, 2015

Special day for Weta #10 in Tutukaka. Thanks to Fraser and his family for sharing!


Auckland On Water Boat Show Sept 24-27

September 11th, 2015

With summer around the corner and the World Masters Games not too far away, now is the time to geta Weta!

Come say g'day to Roger Kitchen, who will have two Wetas on display at the Auckland On Water Boat Show.

Yachting New Zealand Dinghy Expo Sept 19!

September 10th, 2015

Ever imagined yourself sailing in a small dinghy, getting on board one of the big boats racing on the harbour or maybe teaching the kids how to sail?The up-coming Yachting New Zealand Dinghy Expo at Westhaven, on Saturday 19th September, will feature more than 20 different types of sailing boat…

NZ WetaFest Nov 20-22

August 31st, 2015

Tauranga Yacht and Boating Club, Nov 20-22Come join the swarm in a friendly, fun-filled weekend for all the family!

There will be coaching on Friday by National Champion and Olympic representative Jon Bilger.

Video: 20+ knots in big swell

March 26th, 2015

In this video I'm trying to surf the swell whilst sailing as high as possible to minimize height loss and get as much buzz as possible before beating back upwind!

By Geoff Durham

C-Tech & Weta

March 23rd, 2015

C-Tech Carbon Technology staff had a fun day on the water with plenty of toys - 2 x Weta, 2 x 12ft Skiffs, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Wakeboarding. What a perfect afternoon!

By Luis Kitchen

Weta vs Mapfre

March 20th, 2015

Weta #6 Terry & Isabel greeting Mapfre. Photo Paula Phillips

Weta 2015 Review By Paul White

February 27th, 2015

Firstly a declaration of interest: I own Weta #325 which was built in 2009 and purchased in Australia in 2010. I acquired it in 2013 and have really enjoyed sailing it but I’m aware that it has a few issues due to the age of the boat.

Video: Weta Swarm to Motuihe

February 26th, 2015

Video from our Swarm to Motuihe. By Luis Kitchen

Weta Swarm to Arkles Bay

February 26th, 2015

Torbay to Arkles Bay with the Weta crowd - awesome day, perfect weather, great people and thanks especially to Anita for letting me go on valentines day. What a top lady!

By Myk Ryan

Weta to be part of World Masters Games 2017

June 29th, 2014

Weta Marine is delighted to announce that the Weta has been chosen as one of the classes for the World Masters Games, to be held in New Zealand in 2017. With more athletes than the Olympics, the World Masters Games is the single biggest multisport event on earth.