Wētā News & Events

WētāFest 2023

May 03rd, 2023

WētāFest 2023 is in the books!

Sixteen crews, 13 single-handed and 3 double-handed, joined the fun and festivities from Thursday, April 20th through Sunday, April 23rd on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay at the Fort Walton Yacht Club in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

MBYC Cat Fight 1 2023

April 04th, 2023

Participation in regattas by Wētās sailors has dwindled significantly on the West Coast since the mid-twenty-teens. Last year, we were only able to get a fleet (6 boats) together for one regatta, the Commodores Invitational at Huntington Lake.

Dick Hitchcock Memorial Regatta

March 27th, 2023

The 3rd Annual Dick Hitchcock Memorial Regatta was contested in Gulfport, Florida on March 18th and 19th, 2023. Frigid temperatures (OK, Florida frigid (50’s and 60’s Fahrenheit)) greeted the twelve intrepid competitors on Boca Ciega Bay.

CSC Wētās at Sailing World Regatta Series

February 24th, 2023

Sailors flocked to Florida in February for the biggest regatta of the year! Leg one of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series did not disappoint with 270 boats, three days of racing, four sailing circles and lively parties featuring Mount Gay Rum.

Bluster on the Bay Regatta - Melbourne, FL

January 23rd, 2023

Bluster on the Bay this has been a great regatta in Melbourne for the past few years and first Wētā event of the season.

Video: 2022 Wētā East Coast Championship Regatta

July 08th, 2022

(in conjunction with the 65th NC Governor’s Cup Regatta). In our third year, the Wētā East Coast Championship at Kerr Lake has become the most anticipated event of the Mid-Atlantic season.

The 2nd Annual Return to Duck Cup - Bruce Koch

June 16th, 2022

The 2nd Annual Return to Duck Cup
(And that darn Lemans Start)

The Duck Cup is a multihull tradition that dates back to the early 80’s. This is the second year the regatta has been held after last year’s “return” following a several year absence.

Memorial Day Regatta 2022 - Bob Shirley

June 09th, 2022

ABYC Memorial Day Regatta 2022

Wētās have raced in the Memorial Day Regatta at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach in the past and we attempted to get a fleet again for this year.

Weta-Good Time on the Bay - Dave Reed (Sailing World)

February 21st, 2022

The Wetas have flocked to St. Petersburg, Florida for a good old fashioned weekend of fun on Tampa Bay.

2021 OBX Multihull SailFest - Stephanie Taylor

September 24th, 2021

Sailors yearning for open water and bigger wind flocked to Southern Shores NC for the 2nd Annual OBX Multihull SailFest September 18-19. This event, hosted by Hardy Peters of East Coast Sailboats Inc.

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.