Head Of The Charles Regatta

What To Know About The Head Of The Charles Regatta

There is always something interesting happening in the Boston area. This is why it is such an exciting place to visit for a vacation. During the fall, the Head of the Charles Regatta is a timeless tradition in the Boston area. A great way to experience the city and this unique rowing event is by renting a vacation rental through Thatch. Here is what you need to know about Head of the Charles Regatta before you visit Boston.

What Is The Head of the Charles Regatta?

The Head of the Charles Regatta is a rowing head race. The event takes place three days at the end of October every year. In 2023, the event will take place from Oct. 20-22. The event has taken place in Boston since 1965. According to the event website, the event “attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators.” This is the largest three-day regatta in the world.

Where Does The Race Take Place?

The Head of the Charles Regatta location is on the Charles River. This is the river that separates Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

What Is The Best Place To See The Races?

Luckily, there are more than a few spots to see the rowers. You can try to find a spot at the famous Start Line at Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse or the Finish Line at Herter Park. Other good places are River Street Bridge, FALS Bar, Eliot Bridge Enclosure at Hospitality Row, Weld Exhibition at Riverbend Park, Weeks Footbridge, and many more.

What Types Of Events Occur At The Head of the Charles Regatta?

Several races take place over the three days. In total, there are 61 events. Some of the most talked about events during the weekend include both men and women competing in the Championship 4s, Championship 8s, and Championship sculling events (singles and doubles).

See The Top Rowers From Around The Globe

The Head of the Charles Regatta is a special event where you have the rare opportunity to see some of the best rowers worldwide compete in Boston. Join the city in the event by staying with Thatch. Check out what is available on our website, or call us at 857-263-3073 to hear more about our current options. If you or a friend are looking for summer housing for an internship or job rotation, look into our Co-Living options.

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