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New to Outriggers

Hi, I’m a seasoned standup paddler and looking to get into OC1 paddling. What would you recommend for a beginner, 180 pounds & 6 foot) to paddle in a combination of Australian flat water and ocean. Also, do you have any dealers in Australia? Thanks in advance Votes: 0 Answers: 1 April 23, 2019 SteveK

April 23, 2019 SteveK
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Ama setting on Ares for 195 lb paddler

I just tested out my new Ares (used to have an Antares). I set the ama closest to the hull and inserted the iako’s as deep as possible in the ama (this was how I set-up my Antares). While paddling I had a feeling that the canoe was leaning slightly to the right. Could this […]

January 27, 2019 mcron
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First time buyer

Aloha, I currently paddle in an OC6 crew and it’s my second year paddling. I’m interested in an OC1 and wondered because of my size (5’9″ 225lbs) are there certain models more suited for a heavier paddler?   Mahalo, Mike NorCal Votes: 0 Answers: 1 January 18, 2019 trampis

January 18, 2019 trampis
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Will A Ozone Canoe bag fit a Zephyr?

I am interested in purchasing the Storm OC-1 bag for my Outrigger Connection Zephyr.  First off, will it accommodate the Zephyr length, width, etc.? Second, does it come with a bag for the AMA as well?  I was looking on line and did not see any clear photos of this. Any response is an appreciated […]

September 11, 2014 Ben LEE
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cold weather / water

Is there a lower limit to cold water / weather for the Antares or other canoes?  Will cold water / weather in the 20’s / 30’s farenheit damage the canoes or make them brittle? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: cold oc1 water weather Categories: Maintenance March 11, 2016 dave

March 11, 2016 dave
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Rudder Tempest loose

hi guys – just got my new Tempest OC2 delivered, super happy with it! Just a small glitch though…. during our paddle tonight the canoe suddenly became “rudderless”. We managed to make our way back safely as we were still pretty close to shore, but it definitely was a hassle. On shore we checked and […]

September 15, 2015
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Maintaining the finish

I have a black Storm. I try to wipe it down after each use but I live in Hilo so it gets wet all the time so water spots are a problem. What can I use to regain the luster… materials and method please. Mahalo Votes: 0 Answers: 1 August 9, 2015

August 9, 2015
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spray skirts installation

We recently purchased a spray skirt for the OC-6. It fits the channels but not sure how to install the hoops or bars that lift the skirt up so that the water rolls down off the canoe. The instructions included with the skirt is not in English. We have tried to install the hoops before […]

June 14, 2015 paddler
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Where can I get more details specs on the Tempest OC2, and what’s the difference between buying “off the shelf ” or from a order form?

Hi I am very interested in getting a Tempest OC2 but I am new to the OC buying business. 1st of all, there is not a whole lot of specs on the website. What is the construction material and process for making the Tempest OC2? What is the price? I am in San Diego. I […]

June 10, 2015
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can I adjust the steering tension on my Storm?

Hi Ozone, Can I adjust the steering tension on my Storm?  I want the pedals to be just a little less responsive, so that when I start losing focus in  the back half of a race, the boat is tracking where I left the pedals last. Kind regards Tim Fang Hong Kong Votes: 0 Answers: […]

May 14, 2015 paddler
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Carbon Fiber Rudder Fix

Hello, my rudder on my new Ehukai OC1 is splintering from being hit. Do you recommend a repair method to cover it? It is not cracked. Thanks! Votes: 0 Answers: 3 Tags: Carbon Fiber ehukai Rudder Categories: Maintenance May 3, 2015 paddler

May 3, 2015 paddler
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Hurricane steering cable

Hi, I have a Hurricane which I purchased a couple of years back. I need to replace one of the nylon steering cables. Is there a procedure for this? The hole in the hull near the pedals is very small, which is the best way to pull the new cables through – front to back […]

May 3, 2015 paddler
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Canoe Options

Big boy here (5’10 250 lbs), currently doing OC6 paddling looking at getting an OC1 so I can train on non-practice days. Never been on an OC1, any recommendations? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Categories: Canoe Options April 23, 2015 paddler

April 23, 2015 paddler
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Scorpius

Aloha, I am a big guy, 6ft, 250lbs looking for a OC1.  I saw there there is the original Scorpius, but when I try to submit an order it is unavailable.  Are you guys still making them? Also, I live in Hilo, Hawaii, Where is the closest dealer for me? Thanks, Cap Votes: 0 Answers: […]

March 12, 2015 paddler
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capot de pied sur l’ehukai ?

Bonjour allez vous faire un capot de pied plus relevé ou plus anguleux pour éviter que l’eau ne pénètre pas trop dans l’habitacle ? merci Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Categories: Canoe Options October 26, 2014 paddler

October 26, 2014 paddler
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Cable sets for my Hurricane

How do I know which cable set to purchase for my Hurricane? I am not the original owner and don’t really know which model I have. Mahalo Votes: 0 Answers: 2 March 3, 2015 Susan

March 3, 2015 Susan
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Touch up paint for red metal Ehukai

is there a brand and color number for a the 2014 metallic red paint on the Ehukai, need to touch up a couple scratches. Votes: 0 Answers: 3 Categories: Maintenance March 2, 2015 paddler

March 2, 2015 paddler
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footcover from ehukai

Hello , are you making a footcover more relieved or more angular so that water does not penetrate too Inside thanks … merci Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Categories: Canoe Options December 9, 2014

December 9, 2014
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Touch up paint for Teal Puakea Ehukai

Where can I get touch up paint for a teal colored Puakea Ehukai canoe, is there a paint code # Can I buy from Ozone? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: paint Categories: Maintenance December 25, 2014 William

December 25, 2014 William
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Hurricane parts

My twist lock iakos on my Hurricane are sound, but the plastic sleeves on the iakos are showing ware. Can I get just the sleeves? Also do you sale just the small rope thimbles for the cables? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: iakos Categories: Maintenance November 11, 2014

November 11, 2014
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Canoe Repair and Maintenance in Honolulu

I recently ran my Scorpius onto the reef and need to find someone local in Honolulu, Waikiki for repairs. Does anyone have any ideas or local knowledge..?? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: Oahu repairs Categories: Maintenance September 25, 2014 paddler

September 25, 2014 paddler
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hurricane 2013 OC-1 Need to repair The whole boat is light blue can u recommend a color of paint to repair it. Thank you.

Hurricane 2013 Oc-1  Patched small hole in hull.  Need to paint.  It is  light blue.  Do you have recommendations for the color of paint?  Do you sell paint for touch ups? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: paint patch repairs Categories: Maintenance August 22, 2014 Ben LEE

August 22, 2014 Ben LEE
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Is there going to be a new Hurricane coming out soon?

I have the Hurricane – about 5 years old. Ready to get a new boat. What is fastest on Flatwater boat for light (real light..) paddlers? Hurricane has served me well. Is the Storm for larger paddlers? What about the Ehukai? If I paddled waves, I’d get that one but not sure how the boat […]

August 11, 2014
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Help re cabling–Hurricane OC-1

Cable snapped at the rudder.  Broken end is inside the hull.  Need new cable and instructions on how to recable. Thanks Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: rudder cabling Categories: Maintenance July 21, 2014 bjgoldstein

July 21, 2014 bjgoldstein
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Steering Cord Separated during replacement

Aloha, I was replacing my steering cables/paracord; I sewed the new cord to the old from the rudder end. The first side pulled through perfectly. The second side separated where the plastic guide joined the original cord.  The new cord remained stitched to the plastic guide.  Now the cord is somewhere inside the hull of […]

May 18, 2014
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Hurricane & Scorpius XS

I notice when I’m paddling my Hurricane in rough and bumpy conditions that the hull ‘slaps’ when I crest a wave or chop and the ama tracks quietly.  Conversely, when I paddle my wife’s Scorpius XS in the same conditions, the ama ‘slaps’ but there’s little hull noise. Just curious, but what is it about […]

April 17, 2014
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Hurricane seat

I have a Hurricane OC that is about five years old. It works great, but I don’t like the seat. I see that the new models have a different seat with a different adjustment system. My canoe has a notched rail that the seat bottom slides along, then “locks” into place at the desired setting. […]

April 14, 2014
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Rudder replacement

Hi, I paddle a Hurricane which was purchased from the factory in late 2012. It has a V3 rudder system and a black paint job (just so you know what configuration it is) This morning I ran over a rock while doing some training on flatwater. Although I don’t think the rudder needs replacing (about […]

March 10, 2014
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How to determin Hurricane Version 1, 2 or 3?

How do I determine the year my hurricane was manufactured. More importantly, what model it is? I need to purchase a new rudder steering kit to replace the existing strings. How do I determine what kit I need for my canoe? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: Hurricane Categories: Setup & Configuration December 23, 2013 [email protected]

December 23, 2013 [email protected]
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Weight range for the Ehukai?

Just wondering what the weight range for the Ehukai is?  Can’t find anything on the web or your website.  I’m 5’10” and 89kgs (196 lbs) and will be using it predominately in the Ocean catching bumps.  Will it behave more like a Submarine? Mick Votes: 0 Answers: 2 Categories: Canoe Options October 20, 2013

October 20, 2013
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Surface scratch repair on outrigger canoe OC1

I have sustained deep scratches on the sides of my Hurricane OC 1 canoe , and although it has not holed the hull, it has caused exposure of the black hull under the paintwork. Which resin and polyurethane paint should I use for the repair? It is an older canoe (around 2007-2009 model). Votes: 1 […]

October 17, 2013 paddler
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Carbon vs fiberglass

How much stronger is the fiberglass boat compared to the carbon? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 October 12, 2013 paddler

October 12, 2013 paddler
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Repairs and preventive maintenance

Have both a Hurricane and a Scorpius XM… was wondering if you knew of a authorized repair person in the Philadelphia area? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: repairs Categories: Maintenance August 27, 2013 dab

August 27, 2013 dab
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Ehukai Pricing

Hey there! The info on the Ehukai is great, but no mentions when/where they are available to demo and how much they cost. I am purchasing my canoe for the next season, I want it in time and I want to know what my options are. Thanks! Votes: 1 Answers: 1 Tags: ehukai pricing Categories: […]

August 26, 2013 jeff
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New Unlimited OC6

Hey Guys, The new unlimited looks awesome! I’m curious about starting costs for this canoe and what the shipping options are? Will they be getting delivered to Portland, OR like the OC1 shipments that you’re sending over? Also, what sort of paint customization are you guys able to work with if an order comes in […]

August 23, 2013 paddler
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How to catch bumps going downwind?

I have been paddling for a couple years now and what has me more intrigued then anything is downwind surfing. I would consider myself fit, and on most races I do well, but on downwind some of these guys are otherworldly fast, as in “eh? How’d he do that?” I know they have more experience then I […]

September 27, 2012 paddler
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Are your new canoes painted or gelcoated?

I am considering getting a new boat and was curious about your paint process and options. Do you use gelcoat? Thanks! Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: paint Categories: Canoe Options September 21, 2012 paddler

September 21, 2012 paddler
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How do I submit a canoe order?

Hi, I have done all the research and I am ready to order a new boat. How do I get started? Votes: 0 Answers: 2 Tags: order Categories: Setup & Configuration September 21, 2012 paddler

September 21, 2012 paddler
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Seat Height on Hurricane

I’m a marathon C-1 paddler and used to a seat height of 5-6 inches above heels. What is the normal seat height in Hurricane for flatwater.  I am 185 and 6’1″. Thanks. Votes: 0 Answers: 1 June 19, 2013 paddler

June 19, 2013 paddler
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Seeking Hurricanes in Vancouver BC

3 of us, senior masters women paddling out of FCRCC in Vancouver BC,  are looking to buy  Hurricane OC1’s. Ryan at Pogue Sports has not been able to order any in. Is there somewhere else in Vancouver BC that we can go to to buy a Hurricane?   Please advise.   thanks, Erin Votes: 0 […]

June 11, 2013 paddler
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rudder on the Tempest

how do I hook up the rudder to peddle   Votes: 0 Answers: 1 July 5, 2013 paddler

July 5, 2013 paddler
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Installation of new canvas

Aloha Guys, received the new canvas today and totally excited! Need a set of instructions for canvas installation, in case we’re not there or they try to figure it out on there own, and stretch and duct tape instead. Mahalos, Keauhou Canoe Club boys! Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Categories: Setup & Configuration June 10, 2013 […]

June 10, 2013 paddler
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What material is used for steering?

I just bought a Storm from JD in Portland OR. What is the product name and thickness of the string that is used for the rudder system and for the string that goes into the chase in front of the seat? (to attach ankle leash to) Is it spectra or kevlar? If you could please […]

April 21, 2013 paddler
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Iako Settings

Hey guys, I have owned a Hurricane for many years now and I am a big fan of this canoe, it works great for me. I have tried many different settings with the front and back Iako, what is recommended by the manufacturer? Votes: 0 Answers: 1 Tags: iako setup Categories: Setup & Configuration September […]

September 21, 2012 paddler
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Storm OC1 – Balance

Hi Guys,   I just got my new Storm OC1, it looks great, is super light and catches bumps really well.   The one challenge I’m having is the balance, I am used to paddling a Zulu and Fusion, however with the Storm, I keep flipping the canoe. Have you got any recommendations to make […]

November 4, 2012 paddler
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Storm OC1

Hi!   2 questions: – I am approx 198lbs and 5’11, which boat size is better for me, the Storm or the Hurricane? – do you manufacture the Storm and Hurricane in Hawaii or China? Is there a difference in quality if it is manufactured in China?   Thanks AC Votes: 0 Answers: 5 October […]

October 9, 2012 paddler