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Row Row Row Your Boat
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Harvard Lightweight Crew Makes Cambridge Return in Biglin Bowl

It wasn’t the triumphant return it may have hoped for, but for the first time in almost three years the men’s lightweight rowing team raced the 2,000 meters along the Charles River this past Saturday, fielding five boats in a competitive bout against Dartmouth and MIT.

I Saw 3 Ships
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Harvard Crew Brings Victory Home to Cambridge in Weekend Rallies

Crimson waters wafted with victory once more as Harvard crew teams secured medals and retained cups in Northeast rivers outside of the Charles this past weekend.

I Saw 3 Ships
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I Saw 3 Ships

The Harvard rowing teams participated in Cambridge's own Head of the Charles on Oct. 24, 2021. This past weekend, they again competed in Cambridge, in Saratoga, N.Y. and in Providence, R.I.

Newell Boathouse
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Harvard’s Century-Old Boathouses to Undergo Renovations

Harvard will commence renovations on its historic Weld and Newell Boathouses this year in what is planned to be the most significant update to the buildings since their construction more than a century ago.

Winner, Winner
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From Harare to Pretoria to Cambridge, Twins Rory and Pat Plunket Are Making Waves

For twin brothers Rory and Pat Plunket, the short walk between Mather House and Winthrop House might be the farthest apart they have ever been.

Tokyo Bound
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Tokyo Bound

The Plunket twins pose with coach Ernie Steenkamp of Hilton College, their high school in South Africa, at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo.

Winner, Winner
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Winner, Winner

The Plunket twins win a race in South Africa.

Fall Finale
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Fall Finale

While the Head of the Charles Regatta in October (pictured above) marks the highlight of the fall crew season, the Foot of the Charles Regatta on Nov. 13 was the fall finale for all four Harvard rowing teams.

Head of the Charles from High Above
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2021 Head of the Charles Regatta Recap

The water of the Charles River once again radiated with the sharp calls of the coxswains and glistened with the reflection of the oars with the return of the 56th Head of the Charles Regatta. This world-class competition brought in 2,231 boat entries from 619 different clubs across the globe to compete in 69 different events. Despite being a little over two years since the last time the regatta was held, the restoration of the annual race provided for a busy Harvard Square and thousands of spectators on the banks of the Charles.

Head of the Charles from High Above
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Head of the Charles from High Above

Men's and women's crew teams from around the world were treated to clear skies and blue waters during Saturday and Sunday's races. Standout Harvard performances include the Radcliffe Lightweight team finishing in third place in the women's Lightweight Eights race.

Charming Charles
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Charming Charles

Eliot House towers over spectators and rowers alike as men's crew teams compete in the 2021 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Stadium Seating
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In Photos: The Head of the Charles Regatta Returns

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.

Bird's Eye View
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Bird's Eye View

This is one of the bridge angles that many fans sought out. With thousands attending, finding an unobstructed view could be a challenge.

Four to the Finish
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Four to the Finish

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.

Fearsome Foursome
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Fearsome Foursome

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.

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