Welcome to the Head of the Yarra - Australia's Rowing Classic event. The Head of the Yarra, which is conducted by the Hawthorn Rowing Club,  is held annually on the last Saturday of November. 

The 2017 Head of the Yarra will be held on Saturday the 25th November, beginning at 10:00am.

Entries close on Sunday 5 November except for "club/school composites" which close October 29.

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.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.

Race Rules

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.

Para-Rowing

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 - gmarcks@rowingaustralia.com.au or 0407 787270

 

Volunteers Needed!

Running Australia's biggest single rowing event needs a large team of active Volunteers. If you can assist please email at hoy-enq@hawthornrowingclub.comto register your help.

For all enquiries contact the regatta team by email at hoy-enq@hawthornrowingclub.com, 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.)

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