Wētā News & Events

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2021 Sarasota Bay Multihull Regatta Report - Cliff Peshek

March 18th, 2021

14 boats registered for the event including 4 new Weta sailors and entrants from 7 different States. Obviously folks want to get back to sailing after taking most of 2020 off.