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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 (November 19,2020)  
 We will suspend our activities again due to the spread of COVID-19 infection. We will inform you about the resumption.
   
    *Updated schedule (Click here)

お知らせtopics



Happy New Year!



In the New Year, we made safety prayers and first row rituals.(January 5,2020)

Rescue training


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



Cherry blossom festival


This year's cherry blossom festival has been canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.(2020)


TV interview


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

新着情報news

November 19,2020
We will suspend our activities again due to the spread of COVID-19 infection.
October 20,2020
Second regular maintenance has started .(Click here)
October 14,2020
There was an interview with the TV station(NHK) today. It will be broadcast on NHK BS on November 15th.
October 14,2020
The activity was suspended for half a year due to the spread of the new coronavirus, but it has resumed today.(Click here)
October 7,2020
The experience of boarding Japanese boats, which had been suspended for a long time,will be resumed from October 14th.However , as an infection prevention measure, you will not be able to experience rowing a boat for a while.
July 22,2020
Due to the increase in New coronavirus infections in Tokyo, we postpone the resumption of activities.
July 22,2020
We raised the boat to the workplace with a crane for regular repairs.(Click here)
July 1,2020
Our activities will resume from July 26th.
February 29,2020
As a measure against the infection of the new coronavirus, We will suspend the on-board experience for a while.
February 27,2020
This year's cherry blossom festival has been canceled and the operation of Japanese boats has also been canceled.
February 17,2020
"Welcome TOKYO" has been canceled on April 11 and 12.
February 15,2020
Tomorrow, February 16 activities have been canceled due to rainy weather forecasts.
January 27,2019
The schedule for the cherry blossom festival has been decided. The period is from March 21 to April 5. The boarding place is "Monzen-nakacho". More details will be announced shortly. (Revised schedule)
January 4,2019
The new year has begun and we have prayed for safety.(click here)
Decemer 22,2019
This year's activities have ended. Thank you for coming to many passengers this year. On the last day, a workshop for members was held. The theme of the workshop was Japanese paddle. (photo1, photo2, phot3 )
Decemer 8,2019
Ferry at Mizumoto Park(click here)
October 3,2019
Regular repair of 3 boats begins.The two boats paint the bottom with a special treatment. (click here)
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