Adult (Masters) Paddling Programs

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Outrigger Canoes, Kayaks, & Paddleboards

Hui Wa'a Outrigger Canoe & KayakEstablished in 1978, Hui Wa’a Outrigger Canoe & Kayak, the BIAC outrigger canoe program, is one of the oldest and most competitive of its kind in Northern California. Hui Wa'a is a non-profit organization that offers a comprehensive outrigger paddling program to athletes of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. During the main outrigger paddling season (April-September), one of the top coaching staffs in California offers training programs for women, men, novices and juniors.

Hui Wa’a also started the WaveChaser Paddle Series and organizes the annual US Surfski Championships, along with local races throughout Northern California.

The club has a long history of success in Northern California and takes pride in its competitive approach to paddling. 

Hui Wa’a paddlers have traveled around the globe to compete in international competitions including the U.S. Outrigger Championships in Southern California and various world-class events in Hawai’i, Tahiti and Australia.

Dragon Boats

BIAC is home to several different adult dragon boat teams, along with several high school teams. The adult (masters) teams are affiliated with the California Dragon Boat Association (CDBA), and paddle as a part of that community. CDBA members, please sign our Liability Release (waiver) here.

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