Navigating the Head of the Charles Regatta
The 49th Head of the Charles Regatta, Oct. 19-20, is expected to bring more than 300,000 spectators to the banks of the Charles River to cheer on thousands of rowers. The 3-mile stretch begins at Boston Universitys DeWolfe Boathouse in Cambridge and ends at Artesani Park in Boston. The regatta will host 55 competitive races this Saturday and Sunday with 9,000 athletes ranging from 14 to 85. It is the world's largest rowing competition.
SOURCES: Head of the Charles Regatta, Boston.com
Chiqui Esteban and Patrick Garvin/Globe Staff