will start at 8:30 am each week and generally be concluded by 10.00 am,
depending on the number of heats required.
Bow numbers will be used for all events and will be available for collection
from 7.30am. A deposit of $10.00 will be payable and no change will be given.
If you leave a $50.00 deposit, this will be returned to you when you bring the
number back. For races on the Yarra, bow numbers must be collected from
MUBC and returned by 10.30am.
The annual fee to register with the VSA is $25.00.
of entering each race is $7.00.
(must) enter on-line through the link on the home page.
Confirmation and Scratching
Having registered and entered for multiple events
over several weeks, competitors
must confirm or scratch their race entry
by email to:firstname.lastname@example.org 6.00pm on Monday each
confirmations or scratchings to ensure that we include everyone who wants to
race, but not people who don't plan to turn up. These emails should have the
subject shown as follows:
"J. Smith entry 26/7 confirmed" or "
J.Smith entry 26/7 scratch", so that the email does not need to be opened by
the person processing entries.
If you do
not confirm your entry, we may not include you in the race for that week.
Entries will be collated and starting order and times finalised in time for
this information to be published on the wintersculling.com.au website by
Friday, under the Draws section of the website. The starting order and times
will also be displayed at MUBC at 7:30 am Saturday.
No late entries will be accepted ,
because this causes delay in race starts, inconveniencing all competitors.
(Please don't ask to be the exception.)
Sprints will be run on the Yarra between Swan Street Bridge and the Judge's
Rounds 1 to 6 of the
Handicap Series will be over 800m for tub sculls
and 2000m for racing sculls, finishing at the Judge's Box.
The 6 km
the Island race will start and finish at the Judge's Box.
of theMaribyrnong starts at the Canoe Club downstream from the
Raleigh Rd / Maribyrnong Rd Bridge, and finishes approximately 3.2 km
downstream at Lynches Bridge.
The 8 km
Albert Park Grand Prix features a mass start, and a starting
grid with pole position awarded to the sculler judged to be fastest by the
organizers. The race will comprise two anti clockwise laps of the lake.
Head of the Yarra for racing boats starts at the Hawthorn
Rowing Club and finishes at the Judge's Box. Tub boats also start at Hawthorn
Rowing Club and race 8.6 km to the Judge's Box.