UK Outrigger Races and Events

Three Creeks Va’aSaturday 20th / Sunday 21st April 2024

Saturday – V1, OC1 & OC2 race a 14k course in & out of 3 creeks – £25 per paddler
Sunday – 5 V3’s head to head club racing 4 categories, Men’s, Women’s, Mixed A (2 women, 1 man), Mixed B (2 men, 1 woman). Heats if there are enough teams – £45 per team of 3 which includes contribution to towing and V3 rental.
Location: Helford Passage, Falmouth TR11 5LB

More info and entry link here

Studland WeekendSaturday 5th / Sunday 6th May 2024

Location: Studland Bay, Dorset
More details to come

Wraysbury Distance RaceSunday 12th May 2024

Wraysbury Dragons are holding a dragon boat and Waka Ama long-distance paddle event rescheduled to Sunday 12th May 2024.
This event is for Mixed Crews in standard boats and there are perpetual trophies for these 2 categories; other crew compositions can be considered to go over the course for a time only but will not be awarded prizes.
The Outrigger event is over 12 km, with one 180-degree turn.

For more information and details on how to enter, please go to their here event page

GB Outrigger National Sprint Championships – Saturday 18th / Sunday 19th May 2024

Location: Dorney Lake, Court Lane, off Lake End Road, Dorney, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6FJ
More details to come

OC UK race – Saturday 15th / Sunday 16th June 2024 – CANCELLED

Location: Thames – Putney to Westminster and back

The Spiritfilled Coastal Challenge – Saturday 22nd June 2024

Location: Shoreham Outriggers Canoe Club – Sussex Yacht Club, 85-89 Brighton Rd, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6RE
More details here

St Ives Bay Celtic Cup – Saturday 6th / Sunday 7th July 2024

Saturday Distance 16km (V6)
The course used by the six person outrigger canoes will be the same as all other craft opting for the longer more exposed outside course. If conditions are not suitable on the day; the inside course, a more protected course (staying within St’Ives Bay) will be used.

Saturday Sprints (V6)
V6 outrigger canoes will participate in a mixed crew Le Mans style sprint, all other craft (Sunday) will follow the diamond pursuit similar to indoor track cycling, head to head time trials starting and finishing in the same place, paddlers are eliminated until a Grand finale. Approximate course distance 500 – 800m.

Entry closes on June 25th

Location: Ocean Sports Centre, Carbis Bay Beach, St Ives, TR26 2NP
More information and entry link here

GB Outrigger National Distance – Saturday 20th / Sunday 21st July 2024

OC6 Saturday, OC1, V1 Sunday
Location: Shoreham Outriggers Canoe Club – Sussex Yacht Club, 85-89 Brighton Rd, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6RE
More details to come

PRCC Hayling Island – Saturday 27th / Sunday 28th July 2024

Location: Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 9SL
13-18km V6 Saturday and Small boat Sunday
More details to come

Round Hayling Island – Saturday 7th / Sunday 8th September 2024

Location: Hayling Island Sailing Club, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 9SL
More details in the link here

Poole Harbour Race – Saturday 14th September 2024

Location: The PHCC Boathouse, Lake Pier, Lake Dr, Poole BH15 4LR
8 and 5 mile races
More details in link here

Great River Race – Saturday 21st September 2024

Location: River Thames, London
21.6 mile race – Millwall to Richmond
More details in the link here

Monster the Loch – Saturday 21st September 2024

Location: Loch Ness, Scotland
21 mile race
More details in the link here