Head of the Charles Regatta


The Head of the Charles: By the Numbers

Here’s a look at the world’s largest two-day rowing event, by the numbers.


Looking Back at the Head of the Charles Regatta Circa 1984

A look back at the city’s tradition.

Arts & Entertainment

PHOTOS: Head of the Charles Regatta 2013

More than 9,000 athletes and 300,000 spectators (with even more watching the live feed from home) flooded to the Head of the Charles this weekend […]


Work Out Like: A Harvard Rower

The world-famous Head of the Charles Regatta is once again taking over the Charles this weekend, and the city will soon be overcome with rowers in […]


Heart Procedure Keeps Former U.S. Rower on the Water

For most athletes, being diagnosed with a medical condition that might force them to give up the sport they love can be devastating. But for […]


Island Creek Oyster Bar to Bring Oyster Sliders, Lobster Rolls to Head of the Charles This Weekend

The 47th annual Head of the Charles Regatta takes place this weekend, and there’s an added bonus for those who attend this year: a food […]

One Last Thing: The Head of the Charles’s Floating Traffic Cops

Even as the crush of its 300,000 cheering spectators ties up traffic on nearby roadways, the world-renowned Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18–10/19) transforms Boston’s […]