Wētā News & Events

2018 US Multihull Championship/WetaFest joins the race to restore ocean health

April 13th, 2018

Race Organizers Partner with Sailors for the Sea to Go Green and Achieve Clean Regattas Certification

Fort Walton FL – April 18-22, 2018 – US Multihull Championship/WetaFest is proud to announce that they have joined the race to restore ocean health with Sailors for the Sea’s Clean Regattas program.

Scuttlebutt Sailing News: Maximizing your fun ratio

March 23rd, 2018

While boats with technical and high performance attributes are rewarding, the skill they require can exclude a lot of people. Additionally, the increased amount of boat work needed to go sailing might not be everyone’s ‘cup of tea’.

Three Weta sailors take on an epic 300 nautical mile Everglades Challenge, USA

March 09th, 2018

The Everglades Challenge is an unsupported race down the West coast of Florida, USA from Tampa Bay to Key Largo which attracts a wide range of experienced sailing and paddling people and craft – from the home-built to production boats.

US Multihull Championship

February 20th, 2018

Only 2 months until Wetas compete for the US Multihull Championship. We’re expecting 35-40 boats. Only 2 new charter boats available. Register now and join the swarm! 
http://www. regattanetwork. com/event/15798#_registration

The U. S.

Video: Weta Trimaran Rigging Options

February 12th, 2018

The Weta Trimaran offers multiple options for powering up, or down, by simply changing how you rig the boat. Here's a few tips on using sail clew plate adjustment, Cunningham, mast rake and batten tension to gain greater control over your boat in any conditions.

Video: Jordan Lake Sailing, USA

January 30th, 2018

Jordan Lake is centrally located in North Carolina, right in the middle of more than a few Weta owners. Not as technically demanding as many smaller, inland reservoirs, its roughly 15,000 acres are a sailor’s playground.

Video: Hi–Wind Weta Trimaran, USA

January 16th, 2018

Come to Fort Walton Yacht Club April 18-22 for the US Multihull Nationals, where I will be giving a multimedia presentation about sailing a Weta Trimaran in big breeze, sponsored by Weta Marine and Weta Florida.

2018 US Multihull Championship for the Alter Trophy Apr 18-22

January 08th, 2018

I'm really excited about the 8 new Wetas that are available for charter for our big event this Spring! The 2018 US Sailing Multihull National Championships will be held at the Fort Walton Yacht Club in Florida in April.

Video: 2017 North American Round-Up

December 19th, 2017

2017 North American Round-Up of a fantastic sailing season. Thanks to everyone who shared their moments and for all the support in events! We look forward to 2018!

By Luis Kitchen

2018 Mid-Atlantic Regatta Schedule

December 13th, 2017

8 more reasons why you should join the Weta North American fleet!

2018

Jan 13-15 Bluster on the Bay, St Pete FL

Feb 2-4 Charlotte Harbor Regatta, Port Charlotte FL

April 18-22**US Multihull Championship/WetaFest, Fort Walton Beach FL

May 19-20 James Island Multihull Regatta, Charleston SC

May 26-27 Spring Regatta, Alexandria VA

June 2-3 Dave Irey, Galesville…

Video: Weta Gusts

December 05th, 2017

The bane of the inland lake sailor is gusty wind. Stop and go. Sometimes hammer gusts. You're just grateful when they come at you from the same direction (as in this video).

Video: 2011 Double Damned part 3

November 20th, 2017

- Top boat speed 19+kts
- Average boat speed 9. 5kts
- Gusts over 35kts and big waves!

Double Dammed 2011 Race on the Colombia River, hosted by the Hood River Yacht Club. There were 22 boats racing, all keelboats; Melges 23 & Moore 24.