Rowing Victoria Regattas

2017 Head of the Yarra

Date: Sat 25th November, 2017
Venue: Yarra River

Regatta Host: Hawthorn Rowing Club
Host Contact: Lachlan Nichols / /
Entries Queries to: Bron Humphrys / / 9645 0624 (ext 3)
Race Distance: 8.6km
Seat Fee: $55
Late Scratching Fee: $100 (charged afer 2.30pm on the last business day prior to the regatta)
Non Apperance Fee: $200
Entry Fees are payable once entries have closed


The 2017 Head of the Yarra has reached entry capacity

As stated in the Newsletters below, our capacity for this year's event was 240 plus Open crews.

We have supassed this. Entries have been accepted on a "first in best dressed" basis as previously communicated.

This page shows the most current entries.


The final schedule has now been published (see PDF below). There will be NO changes to this schedule. You can still email crew changes (see note below). The updated crews will be visable through Rowing Manager (here).


All crew changes and scratchings need to be sent to by 3pm Friday with crew ID, event number and name, stroke name, and both the rower out and rower in. After this time, scracthing are required to be noted to the President of the Jury on Saturday. Please continue to email through crew changes to bron during and even after the weekend.
The second 2017 HOTY Newsletter is now available below.
If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive follow-up newsletters, etc. email
The Head of the Yarra website contains a wealth of information about the event.
A good way to stay in touch is via our Facebook page at: 
You can view regular updates and post any questions, etc. you may have.
If your club or school has a boat available for hire, please download the below file to assist clubs and schools wishing to compete who cannot transport their boats for the event. Contact to be added / removed from this list.

If you are looking for one or two fit and trained rowers to fill in for your crew, a 36 year old male, 82 kg, stroke sider and a 52 year old stroke sider are Very willing and able. Please contact Laurent van de Wiele via 0414 519 688 or

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Regatta:2017 Head of the Yarra
Venue:Yarra River
Entries Open: CLOSED
Entries Close: Sun 5/11/2017 @ 19:00 AEDT (Local Time Zones)
Type:Head Race
Statistics:Events: 32
Entries: 258
Seats: 2064
Athletes: 2190
Results as PDF by event6/12/2017
Results as PDF by time6/12/2017
Start List - v2 FINAL24/11/2017
BRO Roster23/11/2017
Newsletter 321/11/2017
Newsletter 1 - Updated217/10/2017
Newsletter 217/10/2017