About Us

About North Shore Outrigger Canoe Club

North Shore Outrigger Canoe Club was founded in 1993 by great friends Goerge and Peter who have decided to register outrigger canoe club for people who love competing, nature and fun. During past 30 years, more than 5.000 people were active members of our team.

About Our Sport

The sport is also known as wa’a, waka, vaka, va’a racing in some parts of the Pacific and waka ama in New Zealand.

Outrigger races vary in length from 500 metres for sprint events, eight kilometres for “short course” events, 16-18 kilometres for “long course” events, and up to 42 kilometres for marathon events.