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Boston University crew team members rowing past the DeWolfe Boathouse.
Boston University crew team members rowing past the DeWolfe Boathouse. (Globe File Photo / Evan Richman) Globe File Photo / Evan Richman

Boathouses lose their free ride

Romney jacks up low leasing rates

By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / December 27, 2004

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Yacht club. The words alone can evoke images of crisp polo shirts and Topsiders, champagne cocktails, and sun-kissed decks. Not the type of lifestyle that needs state support to survive. And yet boathouses and yacht clubs across Greater Boston have been occupying prime, state-owned waterfront properties at rock-bottom rates for decades. Take, for example, Harvard University's Sailing Pavilion, which pays ... (Full article: 1018 words)

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