Wētā News & Events

Santa Cruz Multihull Regatta - Marc Simmel

July 25th, 2019

This annual event is hosted by the Hobie Fleet and Santa Cruz Yacht Club who have generously welcomed the Wetas to join them for several years.

Video: Off Season Weta Sailing - Tom Kirkman

July 22nd, 2019

Very rare and unusual winds for this time of the year (summer). Regardless, we took advantage. By Tom Kirkman

2019 Commodore’s Open Classic Regatta Roundup - Bruce Fleming

July 16th, 2019

The Venue is an alpine lake, situated in the Sierra Nevada mountains East of Fresno, CA, and west of Mono Hot Springs.

Kraziness at Kerr Lake

June 24th, 2019

The first ever Weta East Coast Championships were held in conjunction with the 62nd Annual Governor’s Cup, June 14-16 at Kerr Lake in North Carolina. Eleven Wetas planned to race with a total of 103 boats.

Wetas Swarm Buggs Island

June 05th, 2019

It felt like summer at Buggs Island, VA on Memorial Day weekend, with 5 Wetas, 9 adults, 2 kids and Gizmo the Sailor Pup.

Women Swarm WetaFest

April 17th, 2019

Weta sailors swarmed Fort Walton Yacht Club for WetaFest April 11-14. A record breaking year included seven female skippers and three junior skippers in a fleet of 22.

Boca Ciega Bay Welcomes Wetas

March 20th, 2019

There’s a first time for everything. Gulfport Yacht Club in Florida hosted their inaugural Weta regatta, March 1-3. Ten Wetas, 7 singlehanded and 3 doublehanded showed up for a weekend of fun.

A Sweet Treat

February 28th, 2019

A last minute addition to the Florida schedule drew eight Weta sailors to the Cherry Pie Regatta at Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida on February 16th. Winds were howling, halyards were clanking and some technical difficulties left a few on the beach.

Fun in the Sun at Charlotte Harbor

February 07th, 2019

Weta sailors officially came out of winter hibernation in time for Florida’s 10th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta on February 1-3. On Thursday, the picturesque Port Charlotte beach quickly became jam packed as Wetas arrived becoming the largest fleet in this three day event.

Bluster on the Bay, Florida

January 23rd, 2019

Weta Class North America kicked off their 2019 sailing season in St. Petersburg, Florida at the third annual Bluster on the Bay Regatta January 19-21.

2018 US Weta Nationals - John Heizer

November 09th, 2018

Congratulations to Bob Hodges, the Weta 2018 US National Single-handed Champion and Stephanie Taylor and Joel Blade the Weta 2018 US National Double-handed Champions.

2018 Weta Nationals Became a Stick in the Mud - Stephanie Taylor

November 09th, 2018

Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida known for its big Fall wind was the site of 2018 Weta Nationals. Many of the out of town sailors enjoyed their week vacation and sailed for six days straight with racing November 2-4.