Gill takes on the Head of the Charles

This weekend Gill Prescott will become the first representative of the Club to take part in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR), the world’s largest invitation rowing event with over 9000 rowers participating, and the largest spectator event of its kind with attendances of up to 500,000 over 2 days of competition.

Held each October the HOCR takes place on the Charles River which divides Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. With the full spectrum of ages and every boat class represented it attracts competitors of the highest calibre from across the globe. This year is the 52nd time the regatta has been staged over the iconic 3-mile course.

Gill has been invited to join members of Long Beach Rowing Association in California to form a crew for the Directors’ Challenge Women’s Quad Sculls on Sunday.

Coverage of crews passing Cambridge Boat Club and the Eliot Bridge is available on The Rowing Channel (bow 12 in Directors Challenge is at the end of the first section of footage at approx 59 mins) with the remainder of the event continuing here

The Long Beach quad of Gill Prescott, Antonella Corazza, Helen Frykman and Sherri Kline finished in second place in the Directors’ Challenge posting a masters adjusted time of 19.06.106 (raw time 19.49.106).

List of results