Archive for 2012

Swedish Steam and Braided Whipcord

Epic Competition on Cape Anne by Roger Crossland. I keep a calendar of summer outrigger races. You can’t have races sneaking up on you.  This year, the much vaunted Philadelphia race was cancelled and I suddenly found I had eight weeks to train for the Blackburn Challenge.  The Blackburn doesn’t sneak up on you.  It See More

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Boathouse Closed due to Hurricane Sandy

The Hudson River Park and the Pier 66 Boathouse has been closed until further notice. There is no access to the boathouse or the dock until the Park deems it safe to do so. As of this morning’s high tide, the Hudson River was already washing over the seawall by the boathouse. With this evening’s See More

New Friends at Inwood Canoe Club

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger is always looking to meet like-minded people and organizations who are also interested in bringing awareness to our local waterways. We are extremely pleased to have met our neighbors up river at Inwood Canoe Club. What started out as a random encounter on the water has led to a great friendship between See More

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Manhattan to Montauk Paddle

| July 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

125 Miles of Pirate Paddling and Guerilla Camping By Carol Choi, member of New York Outrigger I first learned by email that I had agreed to paddle-camp 125-miles from Manhattan to Montauk. I don’t remember agreeing to it, and I ultimately didn’t paddle the entire distance. But there are 4 people and a canoe who See More

Hawaiian Airlines Named Title Sponsor of Liberty Challenge

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Six months ago today Hawaiian Airlines announced they would begin direct flights between Honolulu and New York City. Realizing the opportunity, Carol Choi, Keith Tsang and Lauren Decker immediately began to investigate the possibility of bringing Hawaiian on as a Liberty sponsor. Over the past six months all three have worked diligently to make this See More

The Business Journals, May 2012

Hawaiian Airlines to sponsor New York outrigger marathon Hawaiian Airlines has signed on to be the title sponsor of the New York Outrigger’s annual outrigger canoe marathon in New York City for the next three years. The marathon, in which some 300 paddlers compete in New York Harbor, the Hudson and East rivers, will be called the See More


New NYO Website

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The New York Outrigger Web Development Team is proud to announce our newest websites and social networks. The new NYO website has updated information on our latest programs, the archives of the entire history of New York Outrigger as well as connections to our new social media networks. On this website, learn more about the See More

Hudson River Park

Hudson River Park Trust has been instrumental in helping New York Outrigger grow. Taking what were formerly deteriorating piers on the west side of Manhattan along the Hudson River, the Trust has managed to redevelop the West Side into one  of Manhattan’s most cherished waterfront parks.  Filled with walkways, lawns and amenities, Hudson River Park See More

Pier 66 Maritime

The late John Krevey and his family have been unfailing supporters of New York Outrigger since it’s inception in 1996. Their support allowed New York Outrigger to be one of the first water-oriented recreational organizations to be established on the Hudson River. Their continued generosity helps to bolster New York Outrigger to new heights. The See More


Patagonia is an apparel sponsor for New York Outrigger.