Wētā News & Events

Mission (Bay) Impossible

April 24th, 2015

A Trio of Wetas converged on Mission Bay in San Diego last Saturday to embark on an adventure sail, heading down the coast of Point Loma and into San Diego BayAlthough the day did not go according to plan, it was indeed an adventure, complete with frustrating obstacles and a…

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show April 24-26

April 20th, 2015

Jon Britt from Nor'Banks sailing will have a 2015 Weta on display at the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show - America's Largest Spring Sailboat Show. Bring the family and find out what Weta is all about! More info

By Luis Kitchen

Video: We’ll be back for WetaFest USA!

April 20th, 2015

An early spring paradise lies in a beach resort community along North Florida’s Gulf Coast powdery white beaches and emerald-green watersFort Walton Beach is home to WetaFest USA, an event that just earned permanent status at Fort Walton Yacht Club. 11 races, three days, the second weekend of April.

Dad, will you please buy a Weta?

April 14th, 2015

FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDAAt the 3rd annual WetaFest held April 9-12 at Fort Walton Beach, Florida, two newcomers to the Weta Trimaran flew through the water in true father and daughter style.

Final Day WetaFest USA

April 13th, 2015

FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDAWell - the race is over. Exhausted smiles all around. . . The race committee did a fantastic job, and as usual the camaraderie and tight racing made for a great event.

Day 2 WetaFest USA

April 12th, 2015

FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDADay two of 2015 WetaFest is in the books. We want to give a shout out to all the wonderful Race Committee volunteers that have done a masterfully job with the weather they were given. By Fort Walton Yacht Club

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Day 1 WetaFest USA

April 11th, 2015

FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDAWetaFest weather came out today! Great conditions and an awesome job by the Principal Race Officer. Most of the fleet finished within 3 minutes of each other. By Jon Britt

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Rising Swell - Northwest Florida Daily News

April 11th, 2015

FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDAIt’s natural to attempt to emulate something successful, whether it be basketball players and Michael Jordan or golfers and Tiger Woods. Sailing is no different.

Video: Wild Weta

April 11th, 2015

Tremendous gusts today, although mostly flat water. Minor whitecaps. Nearly pitch-poled a couple times, but managed to recover with no harm done. Lots of fun.

Randy Smyth "Go Fast" seminar at WetaFest

April 10th, 2015

How often can you get training from a 60+ time World Champion, former Olympic medalist, an America's Cup multihull winner and Sailing Hall of Fame member? Today was the day for 24 Weta sailors that attended the Randy Smyth "Go Fast" seminar at WetaFest.

Afternoon racing at Fort Walton Yacht Club

April 09th, 2015

Wednesday Night Fun Race was FUN! John (aka Superman) flew, and I think won for the second year in a row. They were so far ahead though, it may have been Linda showing why she was first to finish singlehanded in the WaterTribe Challenge. . .

Early birds arrive at WetaFest

April 08th, 2015

We wish everyone going to WetaFest a safe trip!

By Luis Kitchen