After being canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Head of the Charles Regatta returned in 2021, bringing thousands of rowers and spectators to the water and banks of the Charles River.
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. By Josie W. Chen 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. By Owen A. Berger Thousands gathered on the river banks to watch the weekend’s races, attend social events, and visit local vendors. By Angela Dela Cruz The Harvard men’s championship eight took fourth place on Sunday afternoon, edged out by Yale, Dartmouth, and Washington. By Owen A. Berger 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. By Josie W. Chen Crowds line a bridge to watch the action as a Bates College women’s eight passes by. By Owen A. Berger
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