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eono Hoe, a 2 day race
An Open class canoe from Kamanu Composites took first place on day one from Maui to Molokai and day two, Molokai to Oahu. The crew of Scott Gamble, Manny Kulukulualani, Bill Pratt, Travis Grant, Scott Hendricks and Jimmy Austin finished day one in 2:34.23 and day two in 3:44.55. Team Primo, who paddled an Open class Bradley, finished fourth on day one and 2nd on day two. Their times were 2:40.56 and 4:01.59. Team Livestrong from Kailua-Kona took second in the unlimited division on day one and third on day two. Outrigger Connection M2 took third on day one and 6th on day two, placing third overall. Waikiki Beach Boys finished 4th on both days and placed 4th overall. Lanikai Canoe Club placed 5th overall in the Open class division. Other teams taking part were Hui Lanakila of California, Lae Ula O Kai (Maui), Hui Nalu (Oahu 50+), Hui Makule O Nappy (Oahu 60+), Team Lovell Taylor on a 200 pound Mirage, and 30K Strokes, a group of women out of Kailua on a Bradley Lighting.
PhoTos by roPATi
After being in production in California for a number of years, Tiger is back in Hala’ula, North Kohala and is again building water sports equipment including canoes and Standup Boards. Amongst his newest products is the Teva I Tai V-1 which is a contemporary Tahitian hull first built by Phillipe Bernadino of Tahiti. It is suited for all ocean conditions. V-1 canoes are excellent training tools for paddlers to develop proper stroke technique. For steersmen, the V-1 is a critical tool in developing one’s ability to master corrective strokes. Tiger canoes is also in the process of developing and building a new V-3. It is optimally suited for open ocean, rough water conditions and will also be able to be configured for double hull and sailing applications. Lamination and weight specifications will be available later. For more information visit tigercanoe.com.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Paddler magazine - June 2011
Kauai World Challenge
Q&A with Kai Bartlett
Battle of the Paddle
SCORA's safety net
Primo Boys wild adventure
Suncare and UV Protection
Maui to Molokai
Tavaru Sailing Canoe voyage
Pacific Paddler magazine - June 2011