2018 Hansa Class Worlds & International Championships in Hiroshima, Japan. Official Website
Welcome to 2018 Hansa World Hiroshima! This June Hansa World the Netherlands opened. It was followed by the Rio Paralympics this September. This year marked a memorable year for Hansa Class Sailing. We wish to express our deep appreciation for the Hansa sailors, their supporters, the volunteers and the related officials for the event.Now we have been steadily advancing the preparation for Hansa World Hiroshima which will be held for the first time in Japan, in Asia after 2 years. We hope you will take keen interests in our Hiroshima World. The Event Organization was formed and it has started raising funds for the event, like finding sponsors and etc. We will continue to try to attract many people who love the sea, the wind and the sailing to come to Hiroshima.
Hansa World Hiroshima will be held on the sailing area of the beautiful Seto Inland Sea in the National Park. Peace & Sports International Hiroshima and their residents will warmly welcome everyone, sail-loving friends. Hiroshima Sailing Federation is supported by both local government authorities of Hiroshima City and Hiroshima Prefecture to hold the 2018 Hansa World Hiroshima.Both Councils of the Welfare for the Disables of the City and the Prefecture also assist us. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida from Hiroshima became the Honorary President of the event in addition. Newspapers and TV stations are supporting this event. Hansa World Hiroshima is welcoming not only regular competitors in Hansa Sailing but those who are new sailing beginners. This event is Asia’s first World event so that we hope competitors from Asian countries and their supporters will join Hiroshima World by all means.
On our website and through other networks, from this time on, we are going to try to attract you to join Hansa World Hiroshima. Information on the website will be sequentially provided as “Attractive Sides of Hiroshima”. We are very happy if you send this message to your family members, friends and others.
2018 Hansa World Championships October 12-18 2018, Hiroshima Japan
- October 12 (Fri) - 18 (Thu), 2018
- Hiroshima Kanno Marina
Japan Sailing Federation, International Hansa Class Association, Japan Hansa Class Association, Public Interest Foundation Hiroshima Prefecture Sailing Federation
- Participating countries
- About 20 countries or more
- Approximately 150 players*
*90% out of whom are disabled (4 people with severe disabilities are confirmed participation),
About 250 volunteers
選手 約１５０人 ※うち９割は障害のある方（重度障がい者４名の参加確定）