June 28th, 2018West Coast Weta Happy 10th Anniversary! It was 10 years ago today that our beloved Wetas arrived on the west coast of the US. Ten boats (#148 - #157) arrived via container to Richmond Yacht Club to nine owners that had never seen one or sailed one.
June 21st, 2018After I caught my breath and climbed on top of the bottom of my capsized boat, Puppy Dawg, in the middle of the Port Mansfield Channel, I reflected briefly on the day and how I ended up in this situation.
May 30th, 2018Jerome & Guillaume (Weta #273) champagne sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge.
April 26th, 2018I haven’t posted here in a while, and I was going to let someone else write about this, but a good friend of mine (Bert Rice Sr.) said I better get off my ass and get it done. So Bert, this one is for you.
April 24th, 2018April 18-22 was a much anticipated date for Weta sailors in North America. US Sailing chose the Weta class for the 2018 US Multihull Championship hosted by Fort Walton Yacht Club which was held in conjunction with the 6th annual WetaFest. This event broke an all-time US fleet record with 40 Wetas registered of which 37...
April 23rd, 2018Fort Walton Beach, FL (April 22, 2018) – Legendary multihull sailor, Randy Smyth (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), won his record-setting fifth career Hobie Alter Trophy for the U.S. Multihull Championship.