Wētā News & Events

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

Video: Bland Bay - Lucette, Logan & Chris

January 16th, 2020

Two years old Lucette insisted on going out on the Weta and sailing by herself. Friend Logan joins the fun day sailing. 5-20 knots, Bland Bay, NZ.  

Video: Glenn’s Weta Dash to Wangi

January 09th, 2020

The NSW Weta State Titles on Lake Macquarrie featured a fun race from Speers Point to Wangi Wangi for lunch and back. With winds of 18-20 knots it was a blast!

By Australian Weta Class

Video: 2019 Weta North American Round-Up

December 24th, 2019

2019 Weta North American Round-Up Photos supplied by Weta Class North America, Stephanie & Alan Taylor, Eric Rasmussen and GriffinTA photography.  
Editing | Luis Kitchen

Join the swarm!
www. wetanorthamerica. com

Video: Destination sail to Arkles Bay - Chris, Florentina & Lucette Kitchen

December 18th, 2019

Perfect day for a destination sail to Arkles Bay. By Chris, Florentina & Lucette Kitchen (four & two years old).

Video: 25 knots on Shore Racing - Roger Kitchen

December 11th, 2019

Racing at Torbay Sailing Club in 25 knots on shore which provided some interesting waves to negotiate. All the Weta sailors really enjoyed the challenging conditions. Again the self tacking jib performed flawlessly but the skipper has work to do in the agility department.

Video: Sailing = Turning - Tom Kirkman

December 06th, 2019

Perhaps 50% of my sailing has been on a small (850 acre) municipal lake that often requires a sailor to tack or gybe every 1/2 mile, or less. Most 3 hour sailing sessions require over 100 tacks and gybes.

Video: Destination Sail to Motuihe Island - Roger Kitchen

November 26th, 2019

Roger Kitchen's weekend adventure from Narrow Neck beach to Motuihe Island and back with nine other Weta sailors. Gusting low 20's, wind against tide in the Motuihe passage. Self tacker prototype making life easy. Slight mishap at the start getting out to turn the GoPro on!

 

Video: Weta #1189 - Alan Taylor

November 22nd, 2019

Fun, Fast, Easy sailing on the Outer Banks, NC

By Alan Taylor