NEWS & INFORMATION
30th December, 2018
Hayama Marina Yacht Club (an elite member of the Japan Sailing Federation) is proud to announce that the 2019 International Friendship Regatta will be held on Saturday, the 18th of May 2019.
In support of the sailing sports philosophy to expand the international sailing community and encourage the core values of sportsmanship, friendship and international understanding, we wish to invite members of Japan’s expansive Embassy community, friends and family, to join us as we celebrate the 6th Annual International Friendship Regatta.
“As we prepare to host the sailing portion of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we strive to create a unique and enjoyable event not only in an effort to boost international communication and friendship among participating nations, but also to improve specific areas of sailing as a competitive sport with the support of all interested parties,” notes Mr. Hiroto Arakawa, Friendship Regatta Event Chairman.
About Hayama Marina Yacht Club:
In 1986, under the auspices of the Japan Sailing Federation, HMYC became the official Host Club for the Nippon Cup. As such, we have successfully hosted the last 13 International Match Race Competitions. Recently, we’ve had the pleasure to sponsor additional highly competitive fleet races. Our club features bi-monthly Club Races as well as the International Friendship Regatta and other Charity Sailing Events.
International Friendship Regatta Committee
Hayama Marina Yacht Club, Japan