The race was conducted on the Upper Yarra with a two crew final. The final was a tight race with Wesley prevailing by only a canvas.
Head of the River
Margin: One canvas
1st Wesley College - Bow: G J Dawes, 2: H Buley, 3: C C Halkyard, 4: E M L Morgan, 5: F R Du Bourg, 6: Frank Aurley Henry Boynton, 7: N D Murdoch, Str: A G Greenham, Cox: F C Wittmann, Cch: Charles Donald
2nd Melbourne Grammar - Bow: L W Officer, 2: G Ross-Soden, 3: C G Emery, 4: D J Rand, 5: F E Dossetor, 6: Edward Rae Cordner, 7: Harry Ross-Soden, Str: Simon Fraser, Cox: K McWhae
Other crews competing:
Geelong Grammar - Bow: A F S Dobson, 2: J E Roe, 3: J Manifold, 4: N Davison, 5: G H Patterson, 6: C P Cooke, 7: J Bell, Str: J H Lindon, Cox: W H Manifold, Cch: A F Garrard
Scotch College - Bow: George H A Tickell, 2: Lionel R Morgan, 3: Arthur D Thomas, 4: William G Davies, 5: Geroge G Anderson, 6: Francis P Brown, 7: Charles W B Littlejohn, Str: Norman C Harris, Cox: Albert Wickham, cch: Alexander B Sloan