Head of the Yarra - 2018
Welcome to the Head of the Yarra - Australia's Rowing Classic event. The Head of the Yarra, which is hosted by the Hawthorn Rowing Club, is held annually on the last Saturday of November. First held in 1957.
The 2018 Head of the Yarra will be held on Saturday the 24th November. (PROVISIONAL DATE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY ROWING VICTORIA)
2018 will be the 60th Head of the Yarra.
Thank you to all who participated in the 2017 Head of the Yarra held on Saturday the 25th November..
It could not have happened without you.
The following is yet to be updated for 2018:
Entries closed on Sunday 5 November except for "club/school composites" which close October 29.
The number of entries is CAPPED (a maximum of 240 non-Open crews) again for everyone's safety.
This year also sees the introduction of a number of extra categories.
Keep an eye on this page or the event's Facebook Page for more information.
The LATEST Competitor Newsletter No.3 is available for download
The Competitor Newsletter No.2 is available for download.
An UPDATED Competitor Newsletter No. 1 is also available for download. Further information is available for download from the tabs above. The latest start order is available under the Race Categories tab above.
See ENTRANTS' INFO tab, RACE RULES & PENALTIES: NO OVERTAKING FROM THE POWER STREET FISHING LANDING TO THE WALLEN ROAD BRIDGE. A 20 SECOND PENALTY WILL APPLY.
We are proud to announce that this year’s event will include an LTAMix8+ event. Athletes wishing to complete in this year’s LTAMix8+ event must hold a Rowing Australia Provisional or National Class-action. If you are unsure of your classification status or require classification, please contact Gordon Marcks at Rowing Australia - firstname.lastname@example.org or 0407 787270
Running Australia's biggest single rowing event needs a large team of active Volunteers. If you can assist please email at email@example.com register your help.
For all enquiries contact the regatta team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use our Facebook page (link at the foot of the page.) Follow us on Facebook or Twitter (links below) or subscribe to our mailing list (put "Subscribe" as the subject.)
Here are our major sponsors for 2017. We can't do it without them so please support them.