The crew intends to build upon the strong starts made at last weekend’s Head of the Ohio at this weekend’s Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass. The Red will face stiff competition in the waters of the Charles; the regatta is the marquee event for the fall race season. It attracts not only the top collegiate boats in the nation but also some of the best teams in the world, including last year’s world champion — the Canadian men’s national team.
“The level of competition is pretty much the best there is,” said men’s heavyweight coach Dan Roock. “The Head of the Charles is a race against anyone and everyone