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Welcome to Wasen tomo no kai

Welcome to “Wasen”  (Free Boat Ride)
Japanese Traditional Wooden Boat Association

Our association was founded with the assistance of Koto city in 1995. The purpose of our association is to preserve the "Wasen" Japanese traditional wooden boats as cultural heritage , and to inherit the rowing techniques. We are located at Yokojukkengawa Shinsui Park.
       Last updated (August 18,2019)  

This year's Cherry Blossom Festival has ended.

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Happy New Year!



In the New Year, we made safety prayers and first row rituals.(January 6,2019)

Rescue training


This year, We learned lifesaving training and how to use AED.(August 18.2019)



Cherry blossom festival


Playing the Shamisen (Japanese guitar) on the Japanese boat.(2019)


TV interview


There was an intervies of a famous journey TV program. (click here)

新着情報news

August 18,2019
This year' safety training learned various ways to rescue people who fell off the boat. We learned the latest heart massage method and how to use AED from fire department staff.(click here)
August 11,2019
The heat continues every day. Today, some experiences were discontinued for measures against heat stroke. Enjoyed by a cycling group in Tokyo and a group in Taiwan. (Photo1, Photo2,Photo3)
July 21,2019
The summer vacation started and experience classes for children started.   Female boatmen are now passing one after another. Would you like to try it too?
June 12,2019
The result of the maintenance staff. Challenge to restore a boat that has been abandoned. (photo1, photo2, photo3, photo4)
May 12,2019
A Russian television station came for coverage.There was also a shooting with a drone. (photo1,photo2)
April 7,2019
This year's Cherry Blossom Festival has ended.(Click here)
March 31,2019
Soon cherry blossoms will be in full bloom. (Click here)
March 23-24,2019
The cherry blossom festival has begun. (Click here)
March 20,2019
Today we brought all our Japanese boats to the event site. (Click here)
March 13,2019
We prepared for the Sakura Festival this afternoon. In addition,repair of the pier which had been a problem until now is over.You can use it on a beautiful pier.(photo1, photo2)
March 9,2019
We cooperated with the events of Mizumoto Park. It was a very large and beautiful park. The park is a place where you are not normally allowed to enter by boat.(Click here)
February 24,2019
Please note that from 23rd March until 7th April the boarding location will change to "Monzen-nakacho" because of the cherry blossom festival.(Click here for Japanese brochure)
January 27,2019
Today We canceled the service around noon due to the strong north wind. The wid was strong even after the operation was resumed, but the women's boatman worked hard and rowed the boat. (photo1,photo2)
January 6,2019
We celebrated the new year and prayed that we can work safely this year. There was a demonstration of " Sumo JInku" and a performance of Japanese drums by elementary school students.(click here)

Japanese Traditional Wooden Boat Association

Contact address
secretariat-1@wasen-tomo.com