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  1. Weta Marine are adopting a 'Weta evolution' approach to keep pace with cutting edge technology while maintaining a One Design ethos. After a number of years of testing we have rolled out some boat upgrades to give the Weta a refresh as we head towards 2020 and beyond. Weta foam core hulls •    The new foam hulls fits the same one design rule of all Weta but incorporates improvements in 2017. •    Redesigned foam core construction of all three hulls which is both stiffer and lower in weight, improving performance. •    The new foam hulls are approximately 12kg (26lb) lighter than the previous production boat. Sailors will find it easier to manage on land - with no negatives on the race course. •    Total weight is strictly controlled, now just at the class minimum - so no corrector weights are required for normal class racing. 120kg (265lb) so sits at the minimum in the Weta Class Rules. About the new hulls Interesting to note the original four Weta manufactured in NZ were a foam sandwich construction. The boats are fast and strong and still highly competitive. At the time - it was not an economic option to build production boats this way but the march of technology now means we can share this benefit with all. By removing weight out of the boat while not compromising strength, assembly and moving the boat around on land is so much easier! New Square Top Mainsail (SQ) •    The SQ gives more power in light air, excellent downwind but still capable of handling the big breeze that the Weta is famous for. •    In testing, this sail has worked very well over a wide wind range. It is fast and provides a nice boost in speed to the Weta in all conditions. About the new SQ Over the years, the main criticism of the Weta has been a lack of performance under 8kts of wind.  While no one sail design can accommodate the range of crew weights the new SQ is a highly developed sail: radial cut, square top - all by North Sails.  Weta Sailing Options - now even more versatile! •    Foam core Weta and SQ - this is a great choice if you are a racer and want a boost in performance especially in mixed fleets. •    Foam core Weta and Standard 8.3 main - perfect for the lighter weight sailors or grandad. The foam core Weta is a joy to trail and launch with its lighter weight hull. •    Foam core Weta and smaller 6.5 main - perfect for mum or the kids who are lighter weight and want to play in the breeze with unmatchable stability. Great for dad in high wind with full control. •    Standard Weta with standard 8.3 main - if you are an explorer or rock hopper then this non-foam cored boat can certainly take a pounding hitting the beaches. Complete the setup with a furling jib for easy sail management. •    Standard Weta with Dacron main - this is your perfect sailing school or hire boat. Learn the basics quickly. Simple, safe and plenty of fun.
  2. Ultimate W14 package for sale: 2 championship supersloop boats (1 regatta boat; 1 club boat).   RamShackle (regatta boat) Mark 3 foam sandwich, circa 2004. Podium results in 5 of last 6 state titles (first, two seconds, 2 thirds). 4 kg over minimum weight. Square top main, new jib approx. 2 seasons old (hardly sailed for last 2 seasons), all new sheets, harken 5:1 mainsheet system, new tramp, new jib blocks, luff tension adjustable from trap. Garaged inside and only used for state titles and training (about 10 sailing days per year).   SlapDash (club boat). Mark 1 pre-bulkhead (retrofitted). Club championship boat at Denmark Yacht Club for past 3 seasons. Strong, heavy boat. Refinished in 2-pack paint. No delamination. Stiff mast (interchangeable and identically rigged to RamShackle's mast). Garaged inside. Great every weekend sailing boat   Comes with licensed trailer with coffin sail box and spare set of shallow rudders.   If you want to challenge for a state titles, there is everything you need right here. Located in Albany WA; can deliver between Esperance and Perth for genuine buyer.    $7,750 for the lot.   Call Justin on 0447928457 or email justin.bellanger@outlook.com
  3. Foam in hull repair

    Hi all this is the first time on this site so unsure of the process.. l am fixing up an old glass 1980? windrush super sloop.. the foam blocks in the hull have come unstuck so the sides can flex unless they are jammed down, any ideas would be great,,
  4. Ultimate Windrush 14 package for sale - 2 championship supersloop boats (1 regatta boat; 1 club boat). RamShackle (regatta boat) Mark 3 foam sandwich, Boat # 1299 (circa 2004). Podium results in 5 of last 6 state titles (first, two seconds, 2 third). Just over minimum weight (4 kg). Square top main, new jib approx. 3 seasons old (hardly sailed for last 2 seasons), all new sheets, low profile harken 6:1 mainsheet system, new tramp, new jib blocks, luff tension adjustable from trapese. Inspection ports fitted to dry hulls in between use. Garaged inside and only used for state titles and training (about 10 sailing days per year). SlapDash (club boat). Mark 1 with retrofitted bulkheads. Club championship boat at Denmark Yacht Club for past 3 seasons. Strong, heavy boat. 5:1 ronstan mainsheet system. Finished in 2-pack paint. No delamination. Stiff mast (interchangeable and identically rigged to RamShackle's mast). Garaged inside. Great every weekend sailing boat Comes with licensed trailer with coffin sail box, beach wheels, spare set of shallow rudders. If you want to challenge for a state titles, there is everything you need right here. Changing classes; genuine reason for selling. Located in Albany WA; can deliver between Esperance and Perth for genuine buyer.  $7,750 o.n.o   Call Justin on 0447928457 or email justin.bellanger@outlook.com