British  Weta  Class Association



Wetamarine NZ Website

Forum (international)   (Requires Yahoo sign up)

Weta handbook

Tacking and Gybing Video

Chris Kitchen’s Tips

Communication with the Membership: There is as yet no UK forum. Notices may be circulated to the membership by emailing the Chairman/Sec/POC who will forward the notice via e-mail to the association’s Group Address List. To be placed on this list e-mail the Chairman (above). The international forum is a true ‘Weta village’ - all Weta owners including newbies are welcomed enthusiastically.

Contacts. Chairman/Secretary/POC: George Morris,

tel 01309 690898 (Forres, near Inverness)

Spares and sales:  Pete Cailes 01425 618195 (Southampton)

Welcome to the Weta  Class Association Website


The Weta is a 14ft ‘dinghy’ trimaran suitable for use by one to three people. It can be sailed as a single-handed racing dinghy with skiff-like performance, as a general purpose recreational boat with cruising potential, as a training boat and as a boat suitable, with the addition of a special seat, for disabled sailing. Unlike most catamarans it sails more or less level, not on one hull. It was designed in New Zealand and is named after the Wetapunga - a native of New Zealand and reputedly the world’s largest insect. They do not bite and are regarded with affection in that country. The pondskater-like appearance of the boat may have influenced the choice of name.

British Weta Owners - Location
20  FEB 16

Simon has re-taken the Weta dealership!!!!  Pete Cailes has the spare parts box for the time being but all requests for spares should be routed through Simon in the first instance

See EVENTS for next ‘swarm’ and pre notice of World Masters’ Championships

20 April.  Minor updates