Weta Trimaran

OverviewKey FeaturesSpecifications

“Life’s better with a Weta” they say!  The Weta is a fun, fast and easy Trimaran that appeals to sailors of all ages and abilities. 


10 reasons to love sailing your Weta!

  • Incredible stability
  • High performance – speed up to 20 knots
  • Simple rig – no boom
  • Versatility – sail solo or together
  • Lightweight yet robust
  • Compact storage
  • No abs of steel required
  • Rig and launch by yourself in 20 minutes
  • Proven New Zealand design
  • Capsize resistant and easy to recover

Fun

The Weta is a very social boat.  So while we are serious about design, craftsmanship, and the materials we use, the objective is fun. Even if you’re racing your Weta in serious competitions, we want to make sure you’re enjoying yourself. And if you want to introduce kids – or anyone – to the joys of sailing, a Weta is the perfect boat. Deliberately crafted for stability and versatility, the Weta is easy to sail with the family. The kids feel safe, and they learn the most important thing about sailing: that it’s tons of fun!

Fast

One of the greatest feelings when you’re out on the water in a Weta is exhilaration. Everyone loves to go fast! An excellent sea boat, a Weta is built for speed. And it’s built from lightweight, high tech materials, meaning a Weta is sturdy, stable, but light, ensuring even in gentle winds this beautifully balanced and responsive boat can get some sensational speeds up. With a bit of a breeze on you can reach speeds of 20 knots. Now that’s some serious fun.

Easy

One of the driving aims when designing the Weta was to build it from materials that were robust, but lightweight, so that a Weta could be assembled, sailed and rigged easily by one person. The simple but clever custom beach trolley and 6kg, two-piece mast make moving, launching, rigging and storing a Weta a breeze!

The fun bit – getting out and fast on the water – is easy, too, with the boat designed for ease of handling whether you’re a seasoned skipper or an enthusiastic novice. The three-sail design, boomless rig and minimum control lines mean you can make the most of the wind single-handedly, and even with the family on board, you can tack like a monohull but speed like a multihull, with absolute ease.

And when you’ve had all the fun you can take, everything packs down quickly and easily and stores on a surprisingly small footprint.

 

SAILING FOR EVERYONE
Unlike other dinghies, the Weta is the boat everyone can use – in almost any conditions – all in one compact, easy package.

READY TO SAIL
The Weta comes with everything you need to go sailing – three sails, custom aluminum beach trolley, sail bags, carbon rudder stock, carbon foils and custom foil bag.

COMPACT DESIGN
The Weta packs down to the footprint of a Laser on a custom fit, lightweight beach trolley.

FAST AND EASY SETUP
Lightweight and simple, rig and launch by yourself in 20 minutes.

ONE DESIGN CLASS
Weta has an active strong base of racing fleets across the world.

CUSTOM HULL COLOURS
Stand out from the crowd with a custom color options.

SAILS FOR EVERY WIND STRENGTH
Redesigned by Norths in 2017, the bi-radial cut mainsails provide manageable high performance in all conditions. The Standard 8.3sqm Sail is great for beginners or strong winds. The Square Top (SQ) 9.3sqm Sail gives more speed in light winds and effortless power up to 20 knots.

UNCOMPLICATED DECK LAYOUT
Screecher furler cleat on cockpit side, swaged stays, Liros ropes and optional hiking strap.

NO FITNESS FANATICS REQUIRED
In most dinghies you quickly get tired when the wind gets up, but the Weta is comfortable to sail in nearly all conditions, whatever your ability or mobility.

SLEEK FLOATS
With a vertical join, the clean look float has strong internal construction. Killwell carbon beams enable a precision fit with the main hull.

NORTH SAILS
Proven quality, worldwide service.

PRECISION CENTRECASE
Xtreme Sailing Products have 20+ years experience building quality sailboats, including the F18, 29er, 420 and Taser.

DRY HATCHES
Quality Nairn hatches for a tight seal.

CUSTOM BLOCKS
Captive carbon pads with Ronstan blocks for better trampoline alignment.

ROBUST RUDDER BAR & GUDGEONS
Engineered for strength and durability.

SPECIFICATIONS

 

Length 14’5″ / 4.4m
Beam 11’6″ / 3.5m
Beam Folded Away 5’7″ / 1.7m
Hull Material Fibreglass / Foam
Weight – Main Hull128lb / 58kg
Weight – Float with Beam Frame 40lb / 17.5kg
Sail – Main 89sq ft / 8.3sq m
Sail – Jib 34sq ft / 3.2sq m
Sail – Screecher 86sq ft / 8.0sq m
Beam Frame Carbon
Mast Carbon two Piece
Rudder Stock Carbon
Rudder FoilCarbon
Centreboard Carbon
Hardware Ronstan
Sails North Sails
Beam Frame Carbon
Design Weta Design Team & TC Design

 

Pricing Does not include shipping.  Shipping available upon request

 

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