2019 PAOPAO 9-Man Outrigger Race, Oceanside, CA

The PAOPAO Outrigger Race is a 20-Mile, 9-Man Outrigger race hosted by Oceanside Outrigger Canoe Club every August. A Southern California Outrigger Racing Association (SCORA) race, PAOPAO Outrigger Race begins from just outside the mouth of Oceanside Harbor.  The course offers a variety of conditions for crews including “uphill”, into the swell and wind, and finishing with a long down wind leg offering surfing with the swell and wind wave.



Featured photo credit: Chris & Cody Silvester.

Pacific Paddler is A MAGAZINE FOR PADDLERS BY PADDLERS: to bring the excitement of outrigger paddling to a larger audience. Pacific Paddler covers all facets of paddling and outrigger racing including OC6, OC1, OC2, V1, O6, V6, OC4, SUP, Surfski, Canoe Surfing and more from all around the world! Our Focus is on paddling and the active lifestyle that goes with it. Paddling is a sport for everyone, any gender any age from 6 to 86. We want to encourage novice paddlers to join clubs and older paddlers to try it out.