2021 Head of the Yarra
27 November @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The provisional date for the 2021 Head of the Yarra is Saturday 27th November.
The 8 kilometre winding course from the heart of Melbourne to the Hawthorn Rowing Club is a true test of the rowing ability of the 2,500 competing athletes.
Not only a test of strength, the smallest crew member, the coxswain, has the important role to motivate the crew to maintain rhythm and race-speed over the gruelling 8km winding course while navigating 11 bridges, and the infamous big bend, avoiding boat clashes for best time to complete the course.