Brand NEW Design for Outrigger Connection

Brand new Design for Outrigger Connection. Outrigger Connection just came out with a new boat. Sounds like a good idea to keep pushing the limits.

Submitted by indar on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 10:01pm



Outrigger Connecting?...a new boat from a new builder...interesting...


#1 Mon, 11/14/2011 - 10:13pm


Do tell...


#2 Mon, 11/14/2011 - 10:15pm


Is it that long boat ?

aloha,
pog


#3 Tue, 11/15/2011 - 2:47am


Pictures?


#4 Tue, 11/15/2011 - 4:46am


the question has to be asked.

will it have chines?


#5 Tue, 11/15/2011 - 2:20pm


I bet it is a kneel down rudderless outrigger canoe that can probably outsprint and outsurf any current v1 out there?


#6 Tue, 11/15/2011 - 2:31pm


It's not a rudderless, and I only just heard about it. The Name starts with a T or something.


#7 Wed, 11/16/2011 - 12:05am


In the June 2011 Pacific Paddler Magazine they have an ad on page 20 for their new OC-2 called the 22 (twenty-two). Uses the same ama/iakos as the current Stingray-2, but the length is longer at 25 feet. The upper deck lines are similar to the Osprey and the gunwhales are higher in the seat area giving the paddlers a more stable, dryer ride.

When I talked to them about the canoe earlier this summer, they said it was designed for more flatwater conditions. Less rocker than the Stingray-2.

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#8 Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:00am


OK Thats the one I was thinking ... Could not remember where saw i it.

aloha,
pog


#9 Wed, 11/16/2011 - 9:49am


Indar was right. They're calling it the "Torrent". NO chines. Looked about same length as the Zephyr but less volume. Bow area looked slimmed down.


#10 Thu, 12/22/2011 - 8:47pm


I like the names' meaning.


#11 Thu, 12/22/2011 - 10:12pm


the TORRENT! karel snuck out to magic island on tuesday to demo his boat. it looks awesome. the one he was using was white/gray fade to purple top, white hull, ferrari sticker on the back, and a small outrigger connection/torrent decal on the front. he said it was a little bigger than the osprey. the boat had cutouts in the footwells to help drain under the seat, a cutout behind the rear iako, a screw shut drain plug at the end, and 2 small vents behind the rudder. he said demos are almost ready, and custom colors are available.


#12 Thu, 12/22/2011 - 11:00pm


what is the new TORRENT!!! based on? if they've eliminated chines the OC team must be going in a new design direction.


#13 Mon, 12/26/2011 - 9:08pm


Maybe the chines are on the inside, just to trick you non-believers.....

donM


#14 Tue, 12/27/2011 - 10:03am


I really think Outrigger Connection needs a contest to help them name their new canoe designs.

"Torrent" ?
"22" ?
"Osprey" ?

or course the best was the "Fuze" ??

Saying all that-I had a Stingray once. ;)


#15 Tue, 12/27/2011 - 2:25pm


no chines ? round bottom then.
longer, less rocker.
Feels like tahitian "mana" to me. :-)


#16 Thu, 12/29/2011 - 4:58am


Do you people really think there are no chines on this boat?


#17 Mon, 01/02/2012 - 3:03pm


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