Noosa Outriggers face the Sydney Harbour Challenge

The Sydney Harbour Challenge was first held in 2014 and is the most iconic outrigger canoe race in Australia attracting teams from California, Hong Kong, Singapore, Hawaii and New Zealand, together with teams from all over Australia.   The challenging 22km course and spectacular scenic backdrop of the Harbour Bridge and Luna Park has seen […]

Hawaii via Takapuna, New Zealand

In the outrigger canoe racing community, there is one race above all others: the Molokai Hoe. The Molokai Hoe is the premier race on the outrigging calendar and is on every paddler’s bucket list. “Molokai Hoe” runs between the Hawaiian Islands of Molokai and Oahu, finishing on the world famous Waikiki Beach. It totals approximately […]

Noosa paddlers head across the ditch for a marathon in Takapuna

A favourite venue of Noosa Outrigger Canoe Club is Takapuna, on the north shore of Auckland, New Zealand. This is the home of Taniwha Outrigger Canoe Club and the site offers a perfect location for outrigger racing, so with some excitement four Noosa teams travelled to the land of the long white cloud to test […]

Noosa paddlers kick off the racing season at Redcliffe

Noosa paddlers kick off the racing season at Redcliffe … The 2018 regatta season kicked off at Bells Beach, Clontarf and Noosa paddlers were out to make a statement entering eighteen teams in the four senior races. Moreton Bay has a reputation for unsettled and wet weather but this time there was little wind, hot […]

Noosa Paddlers Shine at 2018 Outrigger National Sprints

Noosa Paddlers Shine at 2018 Outrigger National Sprints … The 2018 Outrigger National Sprint championships took place over the weekend 3 -5 February, at Kawana Lake. Teams gathered, from all over Australia to do battle in the hotly contested events for personal, team and club supremacy. Racing involved: OC1 (Outrigger Canoe 1 person); V1 similar […]

NOCCies NOC the Rock

NOCCies NOC the Rock Norfolk Island is a fascinating place to visit. It’s a beautiful green island, with a wonderful coastline, friendly people and an amazing history involving Polynesian settlers, convicts and settlement by Pitcairn Islanders. So it was with excitement and some nervousness that teams from Noosa Outrigger Canoe Club travelled to the island […]

When golf balls and canoe racing collide … !

When golf balls and canoe racing collide! The Noosa Outrigger Canoe Club held a fun regatta for members early last Saturday morning, before the days heat really intensified.  The 66 paddlers and 15 marshals gathered at Chaplin Park just after 5am to prepare the canoes and for final marshal briefings. “Know your river, know your […]

NOCC keeps paddling …. !

NOCC keeps paddling … The end of the OC1 and OC2 season in late 2017 didn’t see the Noosa Outrigger Canoe Club stop and rest.  There were fun events in December and much to look forward to in the New Year. Noosa paddlers competing in the South Queensland zone OC1/2 series had a very successful […]

Noosa is No 1!

Noosa is In the happy wake of the recent Noosa River Race, the Noosa Outrigger Canoe Club was announced as the largest club in Australia.  Hosting the most club members is a great achievement and a testament to the coaches and club members who encourage and welcome new members all year round. A Come and […]