Time Trial & Port Adelaide Regatta Information (inc. Course Maps)

Hi All,


Some reminders and information for this weekends and upcoming events.


NT/ST Time Trial & Paddle SA Regatta – WEST LAKES


A National Team/State Team Time Trial event will be held on Saturday morning at West Lakes from 7:00am 8:30am. This will immediately be followed by a Paddle SA Regatta that will finish around 12:30pm.

Please check the Course Managers email for closure information.


Head of the Port & the Port Adelaide Regatta – PORT ADELAIDE


Covid and Spectator Advice


Spectators are permitted at the Port Adelaide Regatta at the rate of 1 spectator per athlete.

All attendees must:

– stay home if unwell

– adhere to Social Distancing and Hygiene recommendations

– check in the QR Code through the SA Gov Covid Safe app

– wear a facemask in any indoor areas (including boat sheds and bathrooms)

– limit their time at the venue (arrive for their races and leave immediately after)

– follow all instructions given by Rowing SA & Port Adelaide Rowing Club Staff, Officials, Volunteers, and Covid Marshals


Please ensure your club/school is familiar with our ‘2021 Rowing SA Regattas: COVID & Spectator Management Plan’ (see attached).


Course & Site Maps


Please note this year there has been a significant change to the Head of the Port Course. The course will now start in the inner harbor and finish approximately 1000m past the Port Adelaide Rowing Club. Please ensure all coaches and crews competing in this event are familiar with the course maps linked above (also available here – https://rowingmanager.com/regattas/5396)

There will also be a mandatory briefing at 8:00am outside the Port Adelaide Rowing Club to update competitors on conditions and address any issues arising from the course change.

Please also see the Course and Site Map for the Port Adelaide Regatta and note the submerged obstacles at the Southern end of the launching area.

Finally, all coaches and competitors participating in either the Head of the Port or the Port Adelaide Regatta should be aware that the Port Adelaide River is an open waterway and must take due care at all times.




Crew Changes & Scratchings


Online crew changes will be available throughout the regatta


Next Events


October 30th – 1.9km Time Trial Regatta, Junior Regatta #1, Australian Indoor Rowing Championships

The Australian Indoor Rowing Championships will be held in a marquee on the Rowing SA Lawns throughout the TT Regatta and the Junior Regatta. Information and Entries into the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships can be found here – Australian Indoor Rowing Championships – Rowing Australia. Entries close this Sunday (October the 24th) at 11:29pm.

Entries into the 1.9km TT Regatta and Junior Regatta #1 are now open and will close 9:00am, Monday the 25th of October.


November 6th – Murray Bridge Regatta & 3 Mile 8+ Race

Event lists and indicative schedule for the Murray Bridge Regatta are available on Rowing Manager.

Entries will open on the 25th of October following Rower Score updates from the Port Adelaide Regatta.

Entries will close at 9:00am on Monday the 1st of November.