Sport Overview

Postponement has been decided for the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai.
The new dates are being arranged.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

Windsurfing is a water sport involving the use of a specially-designed tool that connects a sailboat to a sail, and the boat is mainly driven by aerodynamic force that is generated by wind blowing on the sail and propulsion generated due to gravity when gliding down waves. It is a sport that combines and develops the features of yachting and surfing.

 Thursday, 19th May - Sunday, 22nd May 2022

 Wakayama Sailing Center <Wakayama City, Wakayama>


(General Category)

EventGenderAge Categories
Windsurfer LT.Men / Women30+, 46+, 56+, 66+, 76+
Techno293Plus30+, 46+, 56+
Glide30+, 46+, 56+


Competitors must be members of each member national authority of World Sailing.

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31st December 2022.
For example, if you are 45 during Games time but have turned 46 by 31st December 2022, you would compete in the 46+ age category.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide


Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sailing Sailing                  
Wakayama Sailing Center
Wakayama Sailing Center

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.


Wakayama Sailing Center

Location In “Wakayama Marina City”, 1514 Kemi, Wakayama City, Wakayama
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・40 minutes by Shuttle bus from Wakayama Sta.
・10 minutes by car from the Hanwa Expressway “Kainan” Exit
Official Homepage

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 10:00 – 18:00 Registration two days before
 Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 10:00 – 15:00 Registration on the day before

 Wakayama Sailing Center

 Procedure details (eligibility verification, distributions of documents, etc.)

Nearest Village

Masters Village Wakayama (Wakachika Square)

Location 5 Misonocho, Wakayama City, Wakayama
Access From JR Wakayama Station, exit out of Central Gate and going down to the basement floor.
Official Homepage
Sports Equipment Windsurfing
Rental Fee 30,000 yen for a set




Information for Accommodation


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