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Sunday, October 14, 2018     

Boston/Cambridge, MA


Description: The Head of the Quinobequin is a juniors-only, single sculls only, time trial-format rowing "head race" that takes place on the Charles River on the second Sunday in October.  Quinobequin is a Native American name for the Charles River.

The race course stretches 3200 meters from Cambridge Boat Club to Community Rowing.  It starts at the Eliot Bridge in Cambridge/Boston, and runs upstream to Brighton/Watertown, finishing in a stadium-like setting in front of the Beacon Street Bridge.

Athletes should ask their coach if they are racing at this regatta.


Official regatta site and information.



Parking Location:


CRI - GPS 20 Nonantum Road, Brighton, MA (depending on GPS, city may be Boston)


Rower Information:

All rowers should be at the venue 2 hours prior to their race time


Food and drinks are NOT provided for the rowers so please come prepared with your own food and water. 

Parent Iformation:

Be sure to bring a chair and layer clothing - it can get very chilly early and then get very warm.  

Picnic Afterwards - A picnic will be served at 1pm at CRI. Lunch is included for all scullers.  Parents, family and friends are welcome to join for $5 (cash only)






Hotel Info: All athletes need to be there by 9am. Last year some drove up the morning of. If you'd like to drive up Friday night here are a couple hotels that we like to stay in.

Boston Marriott Newton
Address: 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02466
Phone:(617) 969-1000




Heat Sheets: The list of races that New Canaan Crew/Maritime athletes are participating in.

Regatta Results: Check here regularly for real time updates