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History of Ballarat Head of the Lake rowing regatta

1947 Ballarat Head of the Lake

The 33rd Head of the Lake was conducted on Lake Wendouree on Saturday 3rd May 1947. The previous two regattas were cancelled due to lack of water in the Lake.

It was a momentus regatta as Ballarat High School won for the first time, and won well.

 

Organising Committee: Ballarat Public Schools' Association.

Regatta Managers: Ballarat Rowing Association


Boys' Open Four Division 1

Time: 4:44.4

Margin: 3 lengths

1st Ballarat High School - Bow: Ian McWilliams, 2: Syd Pargeter, 3: J Quillam, Str: Ken Quinert, Cox: Cliff Restarick, Cch: Arch Dawson

2nd Ballarat Grammar

3rd St Patrick's College

4th Ballarat College

Ballarat High School First Crew. Photo: The Courier


Boys' Open Four Division 2

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Results not known

Ballarat High School - Bow: G Rogers, 2: J Blackie, 3: R Jelbart, Str: E Ackroyd, Cox: Cliff Restarick, Cch: Arch Dawson


Boys' Open Four Division 3

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Results not known

Ballarat High School - Bow: W Wheeler, 2: T Gleeson, 3: R Bailey, Str: K Bilston, Cox: Cliff Restarick, Cch: Arch Dawson 


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Boys' Year 10 Four Division 1

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Boys' Year 9 Four Division 1

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Sources

Ballarat Courier 100 years Head of the Lake Supplement

Row Up, High School, Celebrating Ballarat High School Rowing 1910-2019 by Barry Ryan and Robert Simmonds, Published by Ballarat High School 2020

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