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All four Harvard crew teams were in action this weekend, with the men's squads capturing the Stein Cup and the Biglin Bowl and the women's lightweights nabbing the Knecht Cup.
The Harvard men’s and women’s heavyweight and lightweight crew teams opened the spring season this weekend, taking on Cornell, George Washington, Penn, Brown, and Georgetown. The men’s teams registered a win and a split, while the women’s heavyweight and lightweight teams lost and won, respectively.
Coaches William Boyce and Hugo Gulliver clear residual ice from the Charles river Wednesday afternoon. The ice has limited dock access and rowing area in recent weeks, according to Lightweight Head Coach Michiel Bartman.
From Head to the Foot, the attitude is the same for the Radcliffe lightweight team. A month ago, thousands of fans gathered along the Charles River for the world-famous Head of the Charles Regatta. This weekend, Radcliffe boats raced before less crowded banks at the Foot of the Charles, a 6000-meter race that includes the Head of the Charles course.
Lobster rolls were one of many Boston comfort foods sold at the Head of the Charles.
A family heads towards the Weeks Footbridge to find good viewing spots.
The Weld Boathouse was kept busy all weekend with numerous spectators and activities at the Head of the Charles.
A group of friends relax and sit by the Charles River bank to watch the races.
Visitors and spectators alike fill JFK Street on their way to the Head of the Charles.
One of the Regatta's main sponsors, Brooks Brothers, provided special edition jackets for all of the volunteers and race organizers.
The words "DEFY THE ODDS" are painted over last year's motto "MAKE HISTORY" on the Boston University Bridge near the starting line.
Long lines of spectators form around food vendors at the Head of the Charles on Saturday afternoon.
Last weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought with it throngs of visitors and the usual bump in sales for Harvard Square businesses.