Sailing(Windsurfing)

Sailing(Windsurfing)

Sport Overview

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.

Event

(General Category)

EventGenderAge Categories
Windsurfer LT.Men/Women30+,45+,55+,65+,75+
Techno293Plus30+,45+,55+
Glide30+,45+,55+

Eligibility

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

【Age Requirement】
 Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31 December 1991)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31 December 2021. For example, if you are 44 during Games time but have turned 45 by 31 December 2021, you would compete in the 45+ age category.

Sport News

[June 12,2020]Updated '5 Competition Rules and Methods','12 Notes on Participation' of Sports Information Guide.

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2021 Venues
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sailing Sailing                  
Wakayama Sailing Center In “Wakayama Marina City”,
Windsurfing                          
Wakayama Sailing Center In “Wakayama Marina City”,

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of June 5th, 2020. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Wakayama Sailing Center In “Wakayama Marina City”,

Location 1514 Kemi, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641-0014
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access 40minutes by Shuttle bus from Wakayama Station to Venue
Official Homepage http://www.wakayama-sailing.org/newsailingclub/annai.html

Sport Check-in

【Date and Time】
 Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10:00 – 18:00 Registration two days before
 Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 10:00 – 15:00 Registration on the day before
【Venue】
 Wakayama Sailing Center
【Remarks】
 Procedure details (eligibility verification, distributions of documents, etc.)

Nearest Village

Masters Village Wakayama

Location 5-chome Misonocho, Wakayama city, Wakayama
Access ・From JR Wakayama Station, exit out of Central Gate and going down to the basement floor.
Official Homepage http://www.city.wakayama.wakayama.jp/1016047/sangyoukigyousien/1002326.html

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