OC Video: Rainy reverse run for Pa’a Pdl2day Luv 2sday 2017

Just posted GoPro and phone footage from this weekend's race from Magic Island to Hawaii Kai.  Conditions featured rain and winds coming from the south. This run is typically done the other way, with east winds, and many paddlers know it as the extended Hawaii...

OC1 Care – Tips and Tricks to Prolonging the Life of your Canoe

Outrigger canoe care
So you just bought a canoe, want a canoe, or have a canoe. Regardless of whether you belong in one of those three categories, knowing how to properly care for your outrigger is vital if you want to prolong the life of your craft....

OC-2 How-to: Installing a Rudder Video

OC2 paddlers, learn how to install your rudder with Jim Foti and Outrigger Zone! "Installing a rudder into a Tempest OC2 (outrigger canoe) is easy. Just follow Jim Foti's simple instructions. You will need a Hhilips screwdriver and the parts that come with your rudder...

Video Inspiration: OC6 Women Race to Catalina

Outrigger teams and clubs are gearing up for the season and one of the most storied races on the West Coast is the Catalina Crossing US Outrigger Championships, a two day event featuring races spanning the 30 or so miles between Newport and Santa Catalina...

VIdeo: Recap of the Liberty Challenge in NYC

Can't get enough outrigger canoe action? We know we can't.  It's just what the doctor ordered on a cold January day! Watch the recap of the 2016 the Hawaiian Airlines New York Liberty Challenge. Hundreds of paddlers from near and far embarked from Pier 26 in...

Video: Just Released! 2016 Moloka’i Hoe

Newly released video of the 2016 Moloka'i Hoe Outrigger Race is out!!This is the outrigger race to end all races!!!  Must see TV!!!  The Moloka'i Hoe has been around since 1952.  Here's how the race website describes this amazing event: "In 1952, three Koa outrigger...

OC-6 Video: Breaking Down the Tahitian Stroke with Johnny Puakea

If you have ever seen the Tahitian teams race six-man outrigger, you know how fast and powerful they are.  Master OC coach and canoe designer Johnny Puakea breaks down the secret of the successful Tahitian technique in this must-see, must-study video.        

Video: 2017 Waka Ama Sprints – Premier Men W1 500 -FINAL OC-1

2017 Waka Ama Sprints
2017 Waka Ama Sprints Watch Tupuria King win his third consecutive Premier Men V1 500m Final against some of the best paddlers in New Zealand. Dang he's fast!!! Watch the video here: http://www.maoritelevision.com/tv/shows/2017-waka-ama-sprints/S01E001/2017-waka-ama-sprints-premier-men-w1-500-final

Outrigger Canoe Video of the Day: Team Italo Vaa

Here's a little ama-drama to get the blood flowing! from Brazil!!

On the Water 2: Video for A Cold Winter’s Day

"It's more than just about going fast....it's that connection you get when you put your paddle in the water..." Exactly. This is a beautiful video from Makana Denton and Open Ocean Outrigger and SUP and it pretty much sum it up.  File this under Things We...

A little Aloha Friday Outrigger Love!

It's Aloha Friday! Slow down and relax with the Hui Nalu Canoe Club's open men crew as they surf and paddle their way in the Henry Ayau 9-man Canoe Race.

An inside view of Hawaiki Nui Va’a 2016 from Red Bull Va’a paddler, Kekoa Kau

Hawaiki Nui Va'a is known as one of the most prestigious outrigger canoe races in the world. Racing takes place over three consecutive days and paddlers will race from Huahine to Raiatea (27 miles), Raiatea to Mo'orea (18 miles), and Mo'orea to Bora Bora...
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