Wētā News & Events

Video: Trialling the Vicair AllRounder Cushion with Chris Sharp

November 20th, 2017

Chris Sharp trialling the Vicair AllRounder Cushion in a Weta Trimaran. http://www. mortonperry. co. nz/vicair-active-cushion. html

Weta Paralympic Development Regatta 25 - 29 September, Spain

September 18th, 2017

2017 Puerto Deportivo Mar de Cristal

Weta Paralympic Development Regatta 
25 - 29 September

Puerto deportivo Mar de Cristal - 30384 - Cartagena - Spain
Low cost flights to Murcia (San Javier) and Alicante and wheelchair transport to venue available. Notice of Race

By Mike Wood

2017 Sailability Multiclass Regatta, Rutland August 5-6 with training on 4th

July 18th, 2017

All European sailability Weta owners are welcome to join the Weta division! So far we have four single-handed attending but double-handed is also welcome. Mike Wood from wetauk. co. uk is organising seats and steering Friday morning info@wetauk. co. uk.

Para-sailors turning heads at Masters Games

April 25th, 2017

Chris Sharp's green machine is becoming well known on the sailing course at the World Masters Games, largely because it's finishing ahead of most of his rivals. What makes that extraordinary is that Sharp is a paraplegic after a motorbike accident seven years ago.

Sellers has wind in his sails again for shot at World Masters

April 12th, 2017

Rex Sellers admits he's got the sailing bug again.

Sailing legends go head to head at NZ WetaFest 2017

March 07th, 2017

Manly Sailing Club was the host for this year's 9th NZ Weta National Championships. 32 sailors came to race at WetaFest to prepare for the World Masters Games being held April 21-30.

Video: Torbay Club Racing with NZ Para-Sailors Chris Sharp and Andrew May

November 16th, 2016

It was great to have NZ Para-Sailors Chris Sharp and Andrew May making their debut into Weta fleet racing. The conditions were just superb with a gusty 12-18 knots which was both challenging and tactical.

World Sailing Council meeting concludes in Barcelona

November 14th, 2016

2016 Annual Conference

The meeting of the World Sailing Council has concluded in Barcelona, Spain after two days of discussions, debates and presentations at the 2016 Annual Conference.

Video: Neil Patterson in 20+knots

November 10th, 2016

Day 03 of Paralympic Sailing Equipment Trial on the Weta Trimaran. Went out in 20+knot winds and a big sea state. Had lots of fun launching off the waves. Tried to stick the nose in but the hull kept popping back up. By Neil Patterson

Video: Weta Bottoms Up, NZ

November 02nd, 2016

Para-Sailors Andrew May & Chris Sharp first attempts at righting a Weta!

Video Steve Cranch

Video: Day 2 Australian Para-Sailor Neil Patterson tests the Weta

October 19th, 2016

After some gale force winds this weekend I finally went sailing on Sunday. Wasn't windy enough to capsize. I still had lots of fun. Port Phillip Bay Melbourne


by Neil Patterson

Video: Australian Para-Sailor Neil Patterson tests the Weta

October 18th, 2016

Port Phillip Bay Melbourne
15-18kn 1. 5m swell
Sailed by T12 Incomplete Paraplegic

By Neil Patterson