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I Saw 3 Ships
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I Saw 3 Ships

The Harvard rowing teams participated in Cambridge's own Head of the Charles on Oct. 24, 2021. This past weekend, they again competed in Cambridge, in Saratoga, N.Y. and in Providence, R.I.

I Saw 3 Ships
Men's Crew

Harvard Crew Brings Victory Home to Cambridge in Weekend Rallies

Crimson waters wafted with victory once more as Harvard crew teams secured medals and retained cups in Northeast rivers outside of the Charles this past weekend.

Boathouse Renovations
Men's Crew

Harvard’s Century-Old Boathouses to Undergo Renovations

Harvard will commence renovations on its historic Weld and Newell Boathouses this year in what is planned to be the most significant update to the buildings since their construction more than a century ago.

Fall Finale
Men's Crew

Fall Finale

While the Head of the Charles Regatta in October (pictured above) marks the highlight of the fall crew season, the Foot of the Charles Regatta on Nov. 13 was the fall finale for all four Harvard rowing teams.

Charming Charles
Men's Crew

2021 Head of the Charles Regatta Recap

The water of the Charles River once again radiated with the sharp calls of the coxswains and glistened with the reflection of the oars with the return of the 56th Head of the Charles Regatta. This world-class competition brought in 2,231 boat entries from 619 different clubs across the globe to compete in 69 different events. Despite being a little over two years since the last time the regatta was held, the restoration of the annual race provided for a busy Harvard Square and thousands of spectators on the banks of the Charles.

Head of the Charles from High Above
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles from High Above

Men's and women's crew teams from around the world were treated to clear skies and blue waters during Saturday and Sunday's races. Standout Harvard performances include the Radcliffe Lightweight team finishing in third place in the women's Lightweight Eights race.

Charming Charles
Men's Crew

Charming Charles

Eliot House towers over spectators and rowers alike as men's crew teams compete in the 2021 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Near and Far
Men's Crew

Near and Far

College programs from across the country came to HOCR, some from great distances, others from right next door, such as the Boston University boat in the foreground.

Stadium Seating
Men's Crew

Stadium Seating

Crowds line a bridge to watch the action as a Bates College women’s eight passes by.

Four to the Finish
Men's Crew

Four to the Finish

Matthew Shum, Emmett de Kanter, Westby Caspersen, and Lars Caspersen, led by coxswain Taybah Crorie, compete in the men’s club fours, one of three Harvard boats in the event.

Bird's Eye View
Men's Crew

Bird's Eye View

This is one of the bridge angles that many fans sought out. With thousands attending, finding an unobstructed view could be a challenge.

Fearsome Foursome
Men's Crew

Fearsome Foursome

The Radcliffe women’s championship four (Sarah Averill, Morgan Blind, Catherine Van Stone, and Bridget Galloway) raced to a sixth-place finish under the guidance of coxswain Sophie Haugen. Princeton took first in the event.

Head of the Charles 1
Men's Crew

Cambridge Hosts First Head of the Charles Regatta in Two Years

Harvard affiliates, tourists, and volunteers convened at the Charles River this past weekend to attend the Head of the Charles Regatta, one of the world’s largest rowing events.

Party Time
Men's Crew

Party Time

Thousands gathered on the river banks to watch the weekend’s races, attend social events, and visit local vendors.

The Great Eight
Men's Crew

The Great Eight

The Harvard men’s championship eight took fourth place on Sunday afternoon, edged out by Yale, Dartmouth, and Washington.

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