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The Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association (NCOCA), was formed to primarily promote the sport of outrigger canoeing.

It is our hope that our web site will give you information about this exciting and wonderful sport. If you are looking to join, please find a club that is convenient to you in the Clubs web page. You can also view ALL of the club locations on this google map.


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Na Wahine Opio O Kaleponi Fundraising for 2015 Catalina Crossing
Na Wahine Opio O Kaleponi are junior girls (14 - 19 years) from NCOCA clubs training and fundraising to go to participate in the 2015 Catalina Crossing, September 12.

The donations made by clubs will be matched up to $50 per club by NCOCA. (please note your club in the comment on your donation)



Ke Kai O'Uhane Memorial Day Hoe Wa'a, May 23rd, 2015
The morning awoke cold, with a heavy mist that formed tiny beads in the hair and made faces glisten. Paddlers negotiated the morning traffic and Monterey tourists, pushing their 400lb, long, slender 44' outrigger canoes and lining them up for the weigh in. Then "many hands on" lifted the canoes off their dollies and cradles, to balance them on what looked like trying to balance an elephant on a bathroom scale. First glimpses of the water conditions were quietly weighed in by each paddler too. The ocean grey and in turmoil, blanketed with a heavy white marine layer, sandwiched strong gusting winds between them. These were not ideal conditions and a challenge not for the feint of heart...


NCOCA 2014 Commemorative T-Shirt Now Available!
The NCOCA 2014 Commemorative T-Shirt is available for purchase online. The multi-color design blends both our Hawaiian paddling heritage and our Northern California roots. Men and Women cuts are available and come in Sport-Tek hi-performance material. Keiki sizes are available in pre-shrunk cotton only. We suggest ordering online as quantities are limited. We strongly recommend requesting shipping as pickup may delay your T-Shirt. Hope you enjoy and wear the NCOCA 2014 Commemorative T. All proceeds support the activities and objectives of the NCOCA. Shop now.










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