Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
Hosted by the Marina del Rey Outrigger Canoe Club
Mother’s Beach – Marina del Rey – California


The Official Coconut Water of Marina Outrigger


  • Keiki
    • Girls - 10 & Under
    • Boys - 10 & Under
    • Girls - 12 & Under
    • Boys - 12 & Under
    • Girls - 14 & Under
    • Boys - 14 & Under
    • Girls - 16 & Under
    • Boys - 16 & Under
  • Novice/Short
    • Girls - 19 & Under
    • Boys - 19 & Under
    • Novice A - Men Spec
    • Novice A - Men UL
    • Novice A - Women Spec
    • Novice A - Women UL
    • Novice A - Co-Ed
    • Novice A - Co-Ed UL
    • Men - Short Course - UL
    • Men - Short Course
    • Women - Short Course - UL
    • Women - Short Course
    • Co-Ed - Short Course - UL
    • Co-Ed - Juniors (Short)
  • Women/Coed
    • Women - 19 & Under
    • Women - Spec
    • Women - Masters
    • Women - Masters UL
    • Women - Senior Masters
    • Women - Senior Masters UL
    • Women - Golden Masters
    • Women - Golden Masters UL
    • Women - Unlimited
    • Co-Ed - Open
    • Co-Ed - Open UL
    • Co-Ed - Masters
    • Co-Ed - Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Sr Masters
    • Co-Ed - Sr Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Golden Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Juniors (Long)
  • Men
    • Men - 19 & Under
    • Men - Spec
    • Men - Masters
    • Men - Masters UL
    • Men - Senior Masters
    • Men - Senior Masters UL
    • Men - Golden Masters
    • Men - Golden Masters UL
    • Men - Unlimited

Race Schedule

*Schedule is subject to change.
7:00 AM – Registration Opens
7:00 AM – Breakfast (available for purchase) coffee, breakfast foods such as breakfast burritos, musubi, bagels, fruit, and boiled eggs
7:15 AM – Race merchandise and raffle tickets open
7:30 AM – KEIKI Race Start
8:00 AM – Registration Closes
8:00 AM – Pule Hawaiian Blessing
8:15 AM – KEIKI Race
8:20 AM – Steersperson Meeting Novice and Open
10:30 AM – OPEN WOMEN / CO-ED Race
11:00 AM – Lunch (available for purchase) Hawaiian style plate lunch, made by Rutt’s Hawaiian Café
12:30 PM – OPEN MEN’s Race
2:30 PM – Awards and Photos

Race Course

Keiki Course
Approx. ¼ mile race, inside MDROCC channel, finishing at Mother’s Beach.

Novice & Open Short Course
Approx. 4 mile race, starting inside main channel to North exit of break wall towards Venice Pier.
Turn back, return on South side of break wall, finishing at Mother’s Beach.

Open Course
Approx. 11 mile race, starting outside Marina break wall,
heading north to Santa Monica Pier on a triangle course, finishing at Mother’s Beach.

Paddler Parking & Directions

Please bring cash!

Click on links for directions!
LOT 8 – 4220 Admiralty Way (0.2 mile from race site)
LOT 10 – 4101 Admiralty Way (0.2 mile from race site)
LOT 7 – 4350 Admiralty Way (0.6 mile from race site)

We have been warned by the County and violations could jeopardize our future permits!

Race Site

Mother’s Beach in Marina del Rey
Palawan Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Additional Information
As terms of our race site permit, please abide by the following rules:
NO dogs allowed on beach.
NO alcohol or glass bottles on beach.
NO tents with stakes.
All non-SCORA crews must provide proof of insurance and liability waivers.

Safety Boat Parking

Overnight boat parking on Fiji Way at Dock 52 – 13509 Fiji Way

Offsite Canoe Unloading

Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd

Clubs can park trailers at the boat ramp on Friday or Saturday morning.
Public Boat Launch Ramp located in Lot 2 – 13477 Fiji Way

Fees can be paid at the kiosk at the entrance to the lot.
$13 / 24 hours – Vehicles with TRAILERS
$10 / 24 hours – VEHICLES only
Fees subject to change

Although the county sign states trailers cannot be left without a tow vehicle attached, the county has made an exception for our race, and will allow you to leave your trailer and drive your vehicle over to the race site. You must display your parking pass on your trailer. Please bring a zip lock bag and a zip tie.

Canoes should be offloaded and rigged in the Public Boat Launch Parking area and paddled to Mother’s Beach. DO NOT BRING TRAILERS TO MOTHER’S BEACH!

Contact Lindsey Richman for questions about canoe unloading:
(310) 490-5068

MDROCC Zero Waste Race

Marina del Rey Outrigger Canoe Club is proud to host its annual Kahanamoku Klassic Outrigger Canoe Race. Our race draws some 2,000 participants from around California, as well as Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Hawaii and Tahiti.

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Visiting Crew Information

All paddlers, visitors, guest of clubs or support staff must complete a 2023 SCORA Liability Waiver. No exceptions. Sign waiver here

Registration Steps/Login

We have a new site and with that come some changes.

If anyone from your club has participated in a SCORA race in the past, please use your club’s account login and do not create another one and login here.

If new to racing with SCORA register here

Once in your account:

  1. Enter a coach if not already in there. Must enter them as “New”
  2. IF using your own canoes – check borrowed
  3. When it says “select the canoe you will be borrowing”, scroll down to “canoe not listed”, check the box of type, then type the canoe number. No need for color or name.
  4. If borrowing from SCORA – same as #3 but put “unknown” in the canoe number space
  5. Paddler input screen comes up – enter all of your paddlers under “Guest”.
  6. Select  a coach
  7. Hit next and you will be sent to the payment screen. Pay in person or online.
All Pau
Any issues please email

Raffle & Silent Auction

Raffle and silent auction will be open from 8 AM – 2 PM
Raffle will be announced and posted at the end of the day.
Silent auction items will close at 2 PM and be available for pick up from 2 PM – 4 PM.
Cash, credit cards and checks may be used for purchase.
Raffle items include custom jewelry, artwork, eyewear, appliances, electronics, SUP boards, skin and haircare products, restaurant gift certificates, the infamous Marina Booze Cooler and so much more!


Purchase Race Merchandise Onsite
Merchandise tent will open at 8 AM
Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.


Kahanamoku Klassic hosts a number of vendors that sell paddling equipment, art, jewelry, clothing, food and massages.
Become a Vendor
To find out more about becoming a vendor, please contact:
Lauren Decker
(310) 753-1713


There are now TWO options to stay the weekend!

Option 1

To get the paddler’s discount you must use this link:

Available Rooms – Jamaica Bay Inn Marina Del Rey Tapestry Collection by Hilton

This paddler special is only for the block dates 6/2 and 6/3.

BOOK NOW! Rooms will sell out!
To book extended reservations, you will have to call in! Phone: (310) 823-5333

Option 2

Hilton Garden Inn:
Click Here

Email of Marina Outrigger with any questions.


General Questions + Logistics:
Angie Miles, MDROCC President
(310) 801-0574

Parking / Canoe Unloading:
Lindsey Richman
(310) 490-5068

Kent Moody
(310) 889-4586

Lauren Decker
(310) 753-1713