The Yarra course begins in Toorak. Crews will race into the city finishing just before Princes Bridge.

The course will pass under six bridges starting with the Church Street Bridge in Toorak just after the start. Crews will pass a number of landmarks including AAMI Stadium, the MCG, Federation Square, Boathouse Drive, Flinders Street Station, Federation Square. The course length is approximately 4.5 km.

Australian Boat Race Course details

Bridges

Church/Chapel Street Bridge – Shared Arch:   1100m Distance from start -

South Station- South of Centre Arch; North Station-North of Centre arch

Cremorne Railway Bridge – Shared Arch:   1450 m

South Station- South of Centre Arch; North Station-North of Centre arch

Punt Road Bridge:    2100m

South Station- Centre Arch; North Station-North Arch

Morrel Bridge – Shared Arch:   2400m

South Station- South of Centre Arch; North Station-North of Centre arch

Swan Street Bridge:   3300 m

Judges Box   3700m

Melbourne University Boat Club  -   4000 m

South Station-South Arch; North- Centre Arch

Princes Bridge – Shared Arch:   4500m

South Station- South of Centre Arch; North Station-North

Australian Boat Race Yarra Course – Major Marks and Distances

Start to :

Top Herring Island                                                        500m

Bottom Herring Island                                                  700m

Chapel St Bridge                                                            1100m

Cremorne Bridge                                                           1450m

Punt Road Bridge                                                           2100m

Morrell Bridge                                                                2400m

Swan Street Bridge                                                         3300m

Judges Box (traditional Upper Yarra course)              3700m

MUBC                                                                               4000m