October 20-22, 2017, Head of the Charles, Boston

 October 20-22 (Racing Sunday, 10/22.  Watch the Live Webcast!)

Key Contacts:

Coach Bex: 585-410- 3929
Beth Poland: 585-635- 7203
Deana King: 585-360- 7076

Location: Cambridge Boat Club, Cambridge, MA


Full event racing schedule on Regatta Central:  Click Here

Brighton Rowing Club Race times: Click Here

38 10:06 AM W YOUTH 8+ Women’s Youth Eights
43 12:45 PM M YOUTH 8+ Men’s Youth Eights

Sponsor’s Website:   Head of the Charles Regatta.

Driving Directions: HOCR Parking and Transportation.

Head of Charles Regatta – BRC Team Schedule

Friday, October 20th

  • 7 a.m. Depart from Rochester; approximately 6-hour drive with time for a quick stop along the way
    Arrive at regatta site between 2-2:30p.m. and meet at BRC trailer to rig boats and practice row
  • Optional Cox Clinic $15 12-1:30pm, register online or at door; would require 5 a.m. departure from Rochester
    Some athletes will be attending this clinic; contact Beth Poland for more information.
  • 2:30 p.m. Practice Row
  • 5:30 -7 p.m. Check in at Hyatt Place Braintree after practice row
  • 7-9 p.m. Dinner at Mall or area restaurants; South Shore Mall has plenty of dining options, including Buffalo Wild
    Wings, Dave & Busters, Cheesecake Factory, and California Pizza Kitchen as well as fast food options. Open until 9 p.m.
  • 9-10 p.m. Wind down at hotel
  • 10:00 p.m. Rowers staying in team room should be in – room check by BRC Board Member

Saturday, October 21st

  • 6:30 – 10 a.m. Breakfast at Hotel (free)
  • 7 – 9:30 a.m. Optional Cox Clinic $15; register online or at door
    *Free time to do college visits, enjoy the regatta, or exploring the Boston area; Families chaperoning are asked to include athlete being chaperoned unless other arrangements are made
  • Possible activities/places to check out: New England Aquarium, Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Boston Public Gardens (with Swan Boats), Freedom Trail (walking tour), Boston Hop on Hop off Trolley Tour (with optional harbor tour), Quincy Market, Fanueil Hall Marketplace (great place to grab lunch).
  • 4-5:30 p.m. Athletes and families can come back to the hotel to swim at the pool (optional)
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meet in hotel lobby and enjoy dinner at Mall or area restaurants – Area restaurants include: TGI Friday’s, Starbucks®, Ben & Jerry’s, and Five Guys Burgers
  • 8:00-10:00 p.m. Wind Down at Hotel
  • 10:00pm Rowers lights out to be ready for racing the next day – Room check by BRC Board Member

Sunday, October 22nd

  • 6:30 a.m. Breakfast at Hotel (free) & check out of hotel
  • 7:00 a.m. Depart for Regatta
  • 8:00 a.m. Arrive at boat trailer and get ready to race!
  • 9:00 a.m. Girls launch
  • 10:00 a.m. Girls race
  • 11:30 a.m. Boys launch
  • 12:34 p.m. Boys race

After both races are completed and boats are loaded on trailer, rowers are
free to head home