Weta News & Events

2021 Weta East Coast Championship - Stephanie Taylor

June 24th, 2021

The 2021 Weta East Coast Championship at the 64th North Carolina Governor’s Cup June 18-20 was building momentum with 10 Classes planning to attend. It was a tight race between the Wetas and the Wayfarers, the two largest fleets, to get the most boats registered.

Return to Duck Cup - Stephanie Taylor

June 16th, 2021

After a several year hiatus, Duck Cup was baaa-ck June 5-6. A Nor’Banks tradition since the 80’s, promises to never be the same event each year. All multihulls 20’ and under spend two days of distance racing on the Currituck Sound located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Alligator Run Regatta - Stephanie Taylor

May 06th, 2021

After hibernating for the past year, a few Wetas decided it was time to venture out in the world close to home. As fate would happen, others decided to do the same. A mash up of fleets to include, Wetas, Isotopes, Wayfarers and Buccaneers along with an assortment of other...

Ventura CA Swarm Report - Bob Shirley

April 21st, 2021

No good deed goes unpunished. Bill Mattson, a local beach cat sailor, volunteered to video our swarm with his drone. Last week he and I did a successful test run in which he launched from near the Ventura Pier and took some beautiful pictures despite the light wind. Meanwhile he had...

Easter Swarm in New Bern - Stephanie Taylor

April 13th, 2021

Sometimes last minute plans turn out to be the best. A change in our Easter weekend swarm location from Beaufort to New Bern provided just that. After not seeing each other for over 6 months, we were like kids waiting to see what the Easter Bunny put in our baskets.

Dick Hitchcock Memorial Charity Regatta - Cliff Peshek

March 26th, 2021

Florida Weta sailors moved the show about an hour North from Sarasota to Gulfport Yacht Club for back to back weekend racing action. There were questions to be answered: could Bill Swanson avoid the sophomore jinx, would the boat prep maven and famous multi-class champion Bob Curry make good on...