The Newcastle Outrigger Canoe Club (NOCC) caters for all people who are interested in the sport of outrigger canoeing. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite paddler, a total novice or want a unique team building or corporate event experience – we can cater for you. There have been outrigger paddlers in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie for many years, and in July 2009 a core group of enthusiastic paddlers decided to form Newcastle Outrigger Canoe Club. We compete in regattas throughout NSW and at times further afield. We also have community involvement in fundraising activities, come and try days and WEA Training courses.
If you are thinking of coming paddling or want to find out more about outrigging this is where to start. For an absolute novice please start here, the essential info for new paddlers. If you would like to know what to wear and bring when you come paddling, these are the guidelines. A general guide to outrigging you can print: PDF 1 : PDF 2 For session info see ‘where and when’ To speak with the club coach call Steve on 0408 59 43 40 or email. Other contacts are listed here club contacts
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Maritime Outrigger Rules Summary
OC1/2/4/6 – carry PFD; flares/phone
OC1/2 – carry leg rope& suggest spare paddle
OC4/6 – 2 Bailer, tow rope, spare paddle
Harbour – as above except flares/phone only @ night
OC4/6 – 1 strobe/2 fixed lights
OC1/2 – 1 fixed (or strobe)
See more on our Safety Pages