The Makapo Aquatics Project is a Southern California based charity that provide outrigger paddling programs for people with disabilities, their families, and their friends.  Programs combine inclusion and the Aloha spirit to create a unique empowering experience for all.

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Through the passionate drive of one Makapo donor, Makapo was able to purchase a path that makes the beach at the NAC more accessible for those living with mobility challenges.  

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March 16, 2020 - Adult Outrigger Team Practice Begins

March 14, 2020 -  NAC/Makapo Jr. Outrigger Team Practice Begins

March 21, 2020 - NAC/Makapo Rec Program Beings

April 5, 2020 - Wild Buffalo Relay

April 18, 2020 - Makapo 2020 Kickoff Party

May 2, 2020 - Krewzers Free Preview Day

May 9, 2020 - Krewzers First Practice



Open to blind adults and their sighted family and friends, the team competes in races throughout Southern California.

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NAC/Makapo Outrigger Team

NAC/Makapo Rec Program


Keiki Krew Programs

The NAC/Makapo Keiki Krew has two levels.  The Krewzers is our adaptive, beginner team that is the perfect program for the new youth paddler.  The Jr. Outrigger Team trains for races in Southern California.  

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NAC/Makapo Jr. Outrigger

NAC/Makapo Krewzers (Adaptive)


other events

Come learn about the sport of outrigger paddling and try it yourself!  Whether you're a family looking for new activities or a company wanting a team building experience, Makapo has something for you.

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Mailing Address:

PO BOX 61090

Irvine, CA 92602


Phone: 714 868 6252


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