September 07th, 2020The Weta Self Tacking (ST) Jib has not been out that long but it has gained strong acceptance already, particularly from single handed racers.
August 28th, 2018I got an excellent deal on hull #163 (obviously used) at the beginning of the season. She came with the original Gaastra sails which were crisp, but a little “dry” I would guess (I estimate they’re 7-8 years old).
May 01st, 2018Weta Marine, manufacturer of the successful Weta Trimaran, provided me with the opportunity to try out their new and improved Weta Trimaran. The event? 2018 US Multihull Championships at Fort Walton Yacht Club, FL.
August 01st, 2017Jordan Spencer tests the fun Weta trimaran - on his third attempt
August 01st, 2017Compact Weta Trimaran Screeches Past the Big Boys on Biscayne Bay
August 01st, 2017The breeze was mild, but still it made an impression to see Dave Bernsten walk away from the tiller of his 14-foot trimaran, step to the bow, fiddle with an adjustment, then mosey back aft and resume his duties at the helm.
August 01st, 2017This trimaran blew the judge away with it's fun factor. A feature from our January/February 2010 issue
August 12th, 2015In 43 years of sailing a lot of different types of small performance sailboats (Finn, Laser, Thistle, Lightning, Snipe, sailboards, Tornado, Prindle 19, A-Class, and Sunfish), I think I now own a boat that checks off the boxes better than any other boat I have ever owned and/or sailed in…
February 27th, 2015Firstly 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.
September 13th, 2012‘Wetapunga’ is the Maori name for a New Zealand insect that looks like a cross between a cricket and a cockroach.
June 07th, 2010A quick but stable little trimaran that will thrill families and hardcore racers alikeThe name weta refers to a family of large insects in the New Zealand Archipelago. Roughly translated, weta means "God of ugly things.