The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club’s 8th Annual Hoe Wa`a Challenge is a paddling enthusiasts weekend on the beautiful beaches of Brigantine Island, New Jersey. On Saturday, August 10, 2019 we launch the POCC Hoe Wa`a Challenge – an open ocean OC-6 race with beach launch featuring long course men’s, women’s mixed races for spec and unlimited (new!) OC-6 canoes. Also new this year, 3-mile short course race! On Sunday, August 11, 2019 is the Waterman’s Challenge including short and long course open ocean races with beach launch for OC-1, OC-2, surfskis and paddleboard (stand-up and prone).