The Olympic class events in this regatta are ranked as “100-Point Events” in the World Sailing Ranking List.
The sailing of the Tokyo Olympics was held in Enoshima (Shonan port) in 1964. It is the only international race in Japan founded in commemoration of it.
President of Asian Sailing Federation (ASAF) said, "ASAF is delighted to launch this series of events which will enable Asian Sailors to compete with each other on a regular basis to raise overall standard of sailing in Asia.
The Event becomes "ASAF CUP". Sailors from around the world are invited to participate at the ASAF Cup series and the Executive Committee are confident that in future these will be one of the best competed events by the best sailors not only from across Asia but also the world.