Wētā News & Events

Neuse River Swarm

May 15th, 2024

On Saturday May 11th, 2024; Steve Cardoze, Eric Frank, and Chuck Carroll embarked on an exhilarating 18 mile journey down the Neuse River in Coastal North Carolina.

2024 West Coast Wētā Midwinters - Lake Mohave, NV

April 18th, 2024

5 Wētās entered.

Blackbeard Sailing Club Turkey Trot Regatta

November 27th, 2023

Eric Frank invited the Mid-Atlantic Wētā Fleet to Blackbeard Sailing Club in New Bern, NC for the 2023 Turkey Trot One Design Regatta scheduled for 1 day of racing on Saturday 18 November.  This was my second trip this season to Blackbeard’s.

Columbia Sailing Club ROCKS the 2023 Wētā North American Championship

November 01st, 2023

The 2023 Wētā North American Championship, held in conjunction with the Columbia Sailing Club's Fall Invitational from October 19-22, took place on Lake Murray in South Carolina. This event drew sailors from various states, including California, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida.

2023 John B Barnard Invitational Centerboard Regatta

October 16th, 2023

The Virginia Inland Sailing Association (VISA) hosted this annual regatta the weekend of the 7th & 8th on the picturesque Smith Mountain Lake near Moneta Va. Five Wētās met there hoping to warmup for the upcoming NAs later this month in Columbia SC.

Club Series turns into a Swarm

September 12th, 2023

Carolina Sailing Club Weekend Series #3 began, as our weekends at Kerr Lake often do, with Chuck and Alan going for a Friday afternoon sail. Our fun was short-circuited by a pop-up thunderstorm and a quick reach back to the beach.

Ithaca Wētā Swarm 2023

September 08th, 2023

Location: Ithaca Yacht Club, Cayuga Lake, New York. Event Organizers: Richard Stephens, Liz Singh, and Devin Van Zandt. The Ithaca Yacht Club (IYC) hosted five Wētās and several Hobie catamarans for a wonderful and memorable weekend of sailing from August 25-27, 2023.

2023 Blackbeard Sailing Club Gurganus One Design Regatta

September 01st, 2023

The Blackbeard Sailing Club is located in the back of a gated community surrounded by coastal water not far from New Bern, NC.

2023 Wētā East Coast Championship

August 04th, 2023

With much anticipation, the 4th Annual Wētā East Coast Championships took place in conjunction with the 66th North Carolina Governor's Cup Regatta, June 16-18 on Kerr Lake.

2023 Fishing Bay Yacht Club Annual One Design Regatta

August 01st, 2023

After a 20 year multihull hiatus at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club Annual One Design Regatta, the Mid-Atlantic Wētā Fleet started a new trend. On July 22-23, nine Wētās swarmed Deltaville Virginia bringing along our Isotope Catamaran friends from Carolina Sailing Club.

Live on the Edge Multihull Regatta

June 15th, 2023

Race Clinic - June 8 & 9
Following last year’s successful clinic and request for another one, we were able to convince Ken Marshack to bring his expertise and experience in multiple classes to our Event.

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.