Wētā News & Events

A Sweet Treat

February 28th, 2019

A last minute addition to the Florida schedule drew eight Weta sailors to the Cherry Pie Regatta at Sarasota Sailing Squadron in Florida on February 16th. Winds were howling, halyards were clanking and some technical difficulties left a few on the beach.

New high UV resistant Weta Cover

February 18th, 2019

A new high UV resistant Weta Cover is now available.  

Current Weta Cover
- Waterproof
- Average UV protection
- Cover life 2-4 years
- Weight 6KG/13LB

New Weta Cover
- Water resistant
- High UV resistant
- Cover life 6-8 years
- Weight 3. 9KG/8.

Japan International Boat Show March 7-10

February 18th, 2019

Debuting at the Japan International Boat Show, Mamoru Aoki (Weta Marine Japan) will be happy to show you the new foam core Weta! Roger Kitchen will also be attending on the 8th and 9th if you want a chat!

A container of new boats will also be arriving in Japan shortly,…

RYA Dinghy Show 2-3 March, Alexandra Palace

February 14th, 2019

Weta will be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy Show 2-3 March, Alexandra Palace. Have a chat to Roger Kitchen on the stand about being a Weta Dealer or contact info@wetamarine. com to find out more.

New England Boat Show Feb 9-17

February 12th, 2019

The Multihull Source have a Weta on display at the New England Boat Show. Feb 9-17 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, check it out!

Video: My Happy Place

February 08th, 2019

Video starring World Champion Laser Radial sailor Josh Armit, Caleb Armit, Ian Sutherland, Bianca Martin, Justina, Florentina and Lucette Kitchen. Filming & editing | Joshua McCormack.

Fun in the Sun at Charlotte Harbor

February 07th, 2019

Weta sailors officially came out of winter hibernation in time for Florida’s 10th annual Charlotte Harbor Regatta on February 1-3. On Thursday, the picturesque Port Charlotte beach quickly became jam packed as Wetas arrived becoming the largest fleet in this three day event.

Video: Victorian Wetas get amongst the Lamingtons at Ronstan Australia Day Regatta

February 01st, 2019

McCrae Yacht Club 26th and 27th January 2019

Photos | sailingshots. com. au

Four Wetas registered for the first regatta to be promoted by AWCA in Victoria. The regatta was for all OTB classes and 80-85 boats turned out.

Weta at Bay of Islands Sailing Week

January 31st, 2019

Last week 15 Weta gathered in Waitangi to take part in Bay Week, a massive celebration including keelboats and multihulls ranging in size from superyachts to the Weta. Each day there were two windward leeward courses and an island race.

Bluster on the Bay, Florida

January 23rd, 2019

Weta Class North America kicked off their 2019 sailing season in St. Petersburg, Florida at the third annual Bluster on the Bay Regatta January 19-21.

Video: Weta kids rule - move over adults!

January 21st, 2019

The kids loved sailing the Weta so much, they went out a second time!

Video: Weta Sailing Summer 2018

January 18th, 2019

Segeln mit Stützrädern? Die WETA, eine auf der Südhalbkugel vorkommende Spezies der Langfühlerschrecken und eines der umstrittensten Konzepte für ein Segelboot Design der letzten 10 Jahr. Der in Neu-Seeland beheimatete Hersteller wollte ein Boot, dass leicht in offener See bei 16 Knoten zu segeln ist.