Wētā News & Events

Brilliant Bala - Long Distance Dinghy Race in Wales

June 26th, 2023

I always enjoy travelling in to Wales, and this trip was to take part in the annual Long Distance Dinghy Race Weekend at Bala Sailing Club.

Live on the Edge Multihull Regatta

June 15th, 2023

Race Clinic - June 8 & 9
Following last year’s successful clinic and request for another one, we were able to convince Ken Marshack to bring his expertise and experience in multiple classes to our Event.

Welcome to AdrenawindSports UK

June 12th, 2023

Welcome to AdrenawindSports

We represent windsports that were dreamt in New Zealand and now available worldwide - This is the UK home for the Wētā dinghy and Blokart, sailing on land. AdrenawindSports began from a love of sailing, both on the water and on land.

WētāFest 2023

May 03rd, 2023

WētāFest 2023 is in the books!

Sixteen crews, 13 single-handed and 3 double-handed, joined the fun and festivities from Thursday, April 20th through Sunday, April 23rd on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay at the Fort Walton Yacht Club in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

MBYC Cat Fight 1 2023

April 04th, 2023

Participation in regattas by Wētās sailors has dwindled significantly on the West Coast since the mid-twenty-teens. Last year, we were only able to get a fleet (6 boats) together for one regatta, the Commodores Invitational at Huntington Lake.

Dick Hitchcock Memorial Regatta

March 27th, 2023

The 3rd Annual Dick Hitchcock Memorial Regatta was contested in Gulfport, Florida on March 18th and 19th, 2023. Frigid temperatures (OK, Florida frigid (50’s and 60’s Fahrenheit)) greeted the twelve intrepid competitors on Boca Ciega Bay.

NZ WētāFest 2023

March 16th, 2023

Torbay March 11/12

The weather for WētāFest was absolutely perfect with a good SW wind of 15 to 20 knots on the Saturday which kept the racers on their toes and the cruisers happy to complete the course.

CSC Wētās at Sailing World Regatta Series

February 24th, 2023

Sailors flocked to Florida in February for the biggest regatta of the year! Leg one of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series did not disappoint with 270 boats, three days of racing, four sailing circles and lively parties featuring Mount Gay Rum.

Bluster on the Bay Regatta - Melbourne, FL

January 23rd, 2023

Bluster on the Bay this has been a great regatta in Melbourne for the past few years and first Wētā event of the season.

Lessons From A Man Overboard - Mike Mead

October 28th, 2022

Hi, New Weta owner here so I had been holding on to this story due to embarrassment I guess. I've just written the communications tips for a Coastguard win a PLB competition so thought I may as well bite the bullet and hopefully help some other sailors in future.