Boston's annual Head of the Charles Regatta --- a huge rowing competition --- was held this past weekend. The event spanned two days, about 10 hours each day; and drew a total of something like 170K spectators (although they, too, were spread out over the full two days).
It was fun to watch everything from single-person shells up to giant eight-person (plus a coxswain) behemoths plying the waters of the Charles. Rowers were of every size, shape, sex, color, and proficiency--- young, old, male, and female.
Event info: http://hocr.org/the-2012-regatta/
The weather was great --- a warm Fall day with thick cumulus --- but the mix of bright sun and heavy, passing clouds made the lighting difficult. Still, here are some pix, just for fun:
Photobucket album: http://photobucket.com/HOTC2012
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