Custom Design Support


To maintain quality and delivery goals, there is a surcharge assessed to many customization options. See below for what is offered free and what requires a surcharge.

Free Custom Design Options:

  • Each canoe gets 2 Colors on the hull, and 1 customization for free! 
  • A 3rd color can be used on the ama (see diagram for example)

Choose 1 Option For Free
Any additional customization has a $100 surcharge each

  1. 1 Catalog Graphic (mirrored graphic ok – see diagram for example)
  2. Ama with Graphic
  3. Cockpit differently colored from the deck
  4. Deck differently colored from the hull
  5. Stripe
  6. Split

Extra Customization (with Surcharges):

  • Catalog Graphics – $100 each
  • Custom Graphics (not in catalog) – $200 each
  • 3 Colors – $100
  • 4 Colors – $200
  • More than 4 colors – $200 (4 color surcharge) + $200 per additional color

General Customization Notes

  • Graphics: Multiple graphics or large graphics – added surcharge
  • Colors: If your design has 3 or more colors – added surcharge
  • Complexity: If a design has multiple colors and many graphics that are complex in nature – added surcharge
  • Custom graphics: Graphics not in our current catalog – added surcharge
  • Mask Templates: See OIS Designs for approved template masks, some will have a surcharge

OC6 (Malolo & Vortex)

  • New policy as of June 1st 2021
  • No metallics (Aina Red, Metal Blue, Quick Silver, Dark Metal Gunship)
  • The only exception: You may use on standard brand logos Ozone, Puakea, Malolo, Flying Fish)

Design Rules and Guidelines

  1. Graphics should not span wider than 150CM (3 grid squares) or 50cm tall (1 square)
  2. Standard Logos cannot be removed or re-scaled from designations
    (Model, Brand, Ozone)
  3. Graphics can only overlap one color at a time. Graphics can’t overlap a split/multiple color section. Ex: a picture
  4. No graphics inside the cockpit unless a standard designation (Gemini iwa birds are designated)
  5. 2 Colors max per Ama: base color + graphics. No seam lines, deck splits, or pinstripes on Ama.
  6. No graphics on the inside of Ama (Starboard side)
  7. Stripes or color sections should not be curved
  8. Added Text boxes should be used in the “note” section (white space in draft) only
  9. Texts on canoes are considered custom graphics and should be created as a graphics with files attached
  10. See approved masks for color sections, stripes, chevrons, and shapes. Custom masks will be considered a custom graphic.

Diagram – Examples


All design requests will require approval and acceptance of terms. Surcharges and approvals will be finalized within 2 weeks of the PO Colors Due date, and the rules, approval, and surcharges are subject to change up until PO is locked.


Canoe mockups are representations of the canoe graphic design and the result will vary depending on application variables, materials, and tools.

Applying the design requires artistic skill.
The ozone production manager will work carefully on the process to ensure the best outcome. By submitting this form you agree to this condition and are prepared for the variables of the process and have communicated this to the customer or if you are the customer, you are in agreement.

Colors vary.
Colors appear differently on digital display screens than on painted products. Colors are also affected by layering and usage of other colors in the design.


Graphic Catalog


  • Step 2: Design Mockup

    Design team will review and respond with a mockup via email. Your design will be assigned a draft order number and URL.

  • Step 3: Approval

    Approval and surcharge assessment. Subject to production approval.

  • Step 4: Terms

    Once the final mockup is approved, customer and dealer agrees to the terms & conditions

  • Step 5: Draft Order Complete

    Draft order will be assigned to PO with the design and artwork files (PNG, AI) accessible via OIS draft order page.