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Head Of The Charles Regatta

The sun reflects off the Charles River on Friday as rowers practice for the weekend's Head of The Charles Regatta. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Dutch Men’s Eights Crew Victorious At Head Of The Charles

OTC Amsterdam has become the first Dutch crew to win the men’s eights title at the Head of the Charles.


The Massachusetts State Police set up its mobile command post at the WBZ visitors parking lot across from Artesani Park in Brighton, the main staging point for the 2013 Head of the Charles Regatta. (Credit: Steve Saleeba/

Security Bolstered For 2013 Head Of The Charles Regatta

Added security measures are in place for this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.


Members of Community Rowing in Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Local Kids To Compete In Head Of The Charles Regatta

The annual Head of the Charles Regatta kicks off this weekend and will draw thousands of competitors from all over the world. Among the rowers will be local kids from a special city rowing program.


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Head Of The Charles: Best Restaurants For Lunch In Harvard Square

Just watching from the banks of the Charles River is enough to make one hungry, as rowers send ripples through the sparkling waters in pursuit of the finish line. With that said, CBS Boston’s Best […]


(File photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Best Places To Watch The Head Of The Charles Regatta

Here are a few choice places on the Head of the Charles Regatta route that are especially worth checking out.


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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Head Of The Charles Regatta

Here are five things you didn’t know about the Head of the Charles Regatta.


(Photo Credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A Guide To The Head Of The Charles Regatta

The 2013 Head of the Charles Regatta will be held on the weekend of October 19-20. Races run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Here’s a guide if you’re going.

CBS Boston–10/01/2013

The Charles River (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Charles River

The Charles River sits right in Boston’s backyard. But here are five things you don’t know about it.

CBS Boston–01/25/2013

(File photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Head Of The Charles Regatta Preview

Make your way down to the Charles River to experience the fun and excitement of the Head of the Charles Regatta. This two-day rowing event is the largest in the world, and attracts more than 300,000 spectators and more than 9,000 athletes. Whether you are participating, observing or volunteering, this event promises two action-packed days of racing. Here’s your guide.


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