"Ka Nai'a... Ka Nai'a... Ka Nai'a, Do it, do it, do it!"


Aloha! Welcome to Ka Nai’a Outrigger Canoe Club of Santa Barbara, California!
Ka Nai'a is an organization of amateur athletes with diverse abilities who represent our city, state and country by training for and participating in local, national and international outrigger competition. Ka Nai'a (Hawaiian for "dolphin") was founded in 1988 and offers instruction, training, and recreation to members of the Santa Barbara community by a certified and extensively experienced coaching staff.

Programs are available for both competitive and non-competitive amateur athletes of all ages. Outrigger canoeing is a sport that has something fun and challenging to offer individuals at all levels.  Ka Nai'a facilitates four weekly two hour paddling sessions to club members, which includes one free open house session every Sunday at 10 A.M.  


Discover the awesome thrill of competitive Hawaiian outrigger canoe racing all over Southern California


Be a part of the paddling community


Ka Nai'a Outrigger Canoe Club of Santa Barbara has a long and rich history


“Paddling feeds the Body, Mind, and Spirit!”