They call the Head of the Charles "a coxswains race," and while any starboard who's endured the Eliot turn--and pretty much every sculler who can steer the thing backwards, sans mirror--might beg to differ, the twists, turns, and narrow arches on the Charles course put coxswains in the spotlight more
HOCR Sunday: Chasing on the Charles The Head of the Charles rumbled to close Sunday, after two days, nearly 2000 shells taking the course, and lots of tromping around in the mud that was just about the only adverse condition of the whole weekend. » more
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