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The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club’s Hoe Wa`a Challenge is a paddling enthusiasts weekend on the beautiful beaches of Brigantine Island, New Jersey. The 3-day event* kicks off on Friday, August 17th with OC-6 and surfski paddling clinics with world renowned paddlers Kai Bartlett, Kekoa Cramer and Pat Dolan.  On Saturday, August 18th we launch our 7th Annual POCC Hoe Wa`a Challenge – an open ocean OC-6 race with beach launch featuring 12-mile men’s and women’s races and a 9-mile mixed race division. And new this year on Sunday, August 19th is the Waterman’s Challenge – a 12-mile open ocean race with beach launch for OC-1, OC-2, surfskis and standup paddleboard.

*Conditions permitting.

Brigantine Inlet Beach

Lagoon Blvd & Ocean Drive
Brigantine, NJ 08203
39.381961, -74.410239