NZ Events Calendar for Weta 2018/19

September 04th, 2018

There will be several different types of events this season.
Regattas – Save the date now!

Taupo November 17-18 2018
Bay of Islands Race Week January 22-25 2019
WetaFest at Torbay March 30-31 2019


Torbay Racing - The summer sailing series (every 2 weeks) consists of Harbour

Courses alternating with Windward Leeward Courses. 

  • Harbour Cruise – first Sunday of the month
  • Weta will be the first class to start at 1:15pm and sail a harbour course decided on the day.

Briefing at 12:30pm

  • Windward / Leeward Courses 

Briefing 12:30
Torbay Sail Better Coaching

  • Sail Better sailors to be rigged by 10am

Meet at clubhouse at 10:30am for a Sail Better classroom/water session.
Sailors need to pre-book. At least 3 boats per course required.

  • Sail Better sailors can also get coaching during the Harbour Cruise after lunch.

Leave beach at 12:45pm to start cruise at 1:15pm.
Destination Sailing

  • For those who like spontaneous outings when the weather is good and kids are free of their sports and birthday parties, sign up for WhatsApp and join the Weta group.  This is a great way to have fun with fellow Weta sailors on trips to Rangi, Motuihe, Mahurangi or build sand castles at Waiwera.
  • To join the Weta group just contact Paula Philips 0212637673. Everyone should join.

Other Notes

  • Torbay Sailing Club membership is $195 for the season
  • Race fee for non-members $20/day
  • Sail Better fee $25/day (includes entry for non-club members to Harbour Cruise)
  • Weta sailors to help out when they have no Weta racing, to assist with race management/patrol boats etc
  • Weta sailors are welcome to sail any Sunday at the club
  • WhatsApp will be used for race day cancellations etc

Thanks to Brent Gribble who is our TSC Weta class rep. Reminder notices will be sent out from the Weta Class Association before each event.  Remember to use WhatsApp for communication. Good Sailing!!!

September 16  Torbay Sunday 1:15pm
September 27-30 Auckland Boat Show
September 30  Torbay Sunday 1:15pm
October 14   Sail Better 10am, Harbour Course 1:15pm Torbay
October 28   Torbay Sunday 1:15pm
November 4 Sail Better 10am, Harbour Course 1:15pm Torbay
November 17-18 Weta - Taupo Yacht Club Regatta Weekend 
December 2 Sail Better 10am, Harbour Course 1:15pm Torbay
December 16 Torbay Sunday 1:15pm


January 20   Torbay Sunday 1:15pm (TBC)
January 22-25   Bay Of Islands Race Week - Waitangi Yacht Club 
February 3 Sail Better 10am, Harbour Course 1:15pm Torbay
February 17 Torbay Sunday 1:15pm
March 3  Sail Better 10am, Harbour Course 1:15pm Torbay
March 17
Torbay Sunday 1:15pm
March 30-31 WetaFest Torbay
April 7   Torbay Sunday 1:15pm

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