Wētā News & Events

Twin Tiller Extension Kit Available Now

August 13th, 2020

The Weta is one of the few classes where you can sail single handed with main, jib and gennaker. The Weta is unique in the way that it can be sailed in this format by any sailor with basic skills.

Connect with Weta Class North America

July 09th, 2020

New Weta Class North America website is live! https://www. wetanorthamerica. com/
Sign in and connect with other owners!
Check out the all the “New Website Features” listed on the homepage. By WCNA

Safety Harness use on a Weta

June 22nd, 2020

Many of you would have read of Bob Shirley’s traumatic experience recently on Sailing Anarchy when he fell overboard from his Weta but fortunately was still tethered to his boat. He writes:

"I went for a sail yesterday on my Weta. It was both a dream and a nightmare.

Thinking of upgrading your Jib? Reasons to fit a Self Tacker on your Weta

June 18th, 2020

RACING:
- A ST allows you to tack upwind without touching jib sheet(s). - You maintain the perfect jib sheeting angle without adjustment each time you tack.

Video: Sailing in Shanghai CN

June 09th, 2020

"Weta Trimaran sailing, what a great feeling" - Markus Winter on Dianshan Lake 

Stuff.co.nz: Auckland kids send letters to cousins on a sail raft during lockdown

April 30th, 2020

Two girls who were missing their cousins during the coronavirus lockdown sailed letters to them on a raft they made out of flax leaves.

Weta European Cup May 22-24 2020, La Rochelle, France

February 20th, 2020

The Weta Classe France association is organising, from May 22nd to 24th 2020, the Weta European Cup 2020 on the superb site of La Rochelle, in Charente Maritime. The regattas will be managed by the Société des Régates Rochelaises, one of the most renowned French clubs.

Video: Coromandel Family Treasure Hunt around Whanganui Island!

February 18th, 2020

Chris, Justina, Florentina & Lucette Kitchen on a family treasure hunt around Whanganui Island, Coromandel.

New Self Tacking Jib - A Game Changer!

February 17th, 2020

19/03/2020 Update: Weta#1-999 & 1000+ now shipping
Installation Guide: https://docs. google. com/document/d/156A_X9mykd9lhbzFHpf-QQl9K2OUO4z0-syhzWrTjvE/edit?usp=sharing

The first batch of new self tacking jib kits for Weta #1000+ will be ready for shipping in less than 3 weeks. The kits include everything you need to go sailing (hardware/ropes/jib/track).

Charlotte Sun Herald: Charlotte Harbor Regatta closes with a perfect day for sailing

February 05th, 2020

CHARLOTTE HARBOR — After two days of weather woes, the 11th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta’s final round kicked off Sunday morning with sunny skies and breezy winds.

Video: 20-30kt chop in Biscayne Bay - Martin Langhoff

January 17th, 2020

Biscayne Bay, protected but choppy waters. . . fun run. By Martin Langhoff