Great Turnout for the HanoHano 2015 Ocean Challenge!

On Saturday, everyone headed to San Diego’s Mission Bay for the 2015 HanoHano Ocean Challenge which is one of the Longest Running Paddlesport Races in California! It turned out to be a beautiful winter day and with over 700 registered paddlers entered to race, this event brought the competition.


Rell Wolfe (U16) Short Course on her pink Ehukai. Photo Credit: Onit Pro

The Ehukai was out in full force for the 9 mile long course. A big congrats to the Puakea Designs Ohana on a great day of racing!

Open Men:
1st: Danny Ching – Team Rider
2nd: Brent Campbell

3rd: Maika Scott

Open Women:

1st: Leah Ching

Master Men:

2nd: Doug Reinika

Master Women:
1st: Junnette McCarthy

2nd: Dawn Schiele

Sr. Master Men:

1st: Tim Dougherty

Sr. Master Women:
1st: Julie Wolfe

Bronson Napoleon (U19) Short Course on the Ehukai. Photo Credit: Onit Pro

And a special recognition to juniors Rell Wolfe (U16) and Bronson Napoleon (U19) for representing the next generation of paddling on the Ehukai in the short course!

Check out all the results on Paddle Guru!

Next up Hal Rosoff Classic at NAC!
Puakea Designs will have a demo tent down on the beach where you will be able to test out all of our latest SUP and Outrigger products. We have something pretty rad planned for race day so head on over to sign up for our newsletter to be the first to find out about it!

See you in a few weeks!