It is strongly recommended that coxswains familiarize themselves with the course and the Regatta Rules
Please note, due to safety considerations, the HOCR will not run a River Tour on the Friday of HOCR Weekend. New Coxswains and scullers are urged to attend to the Clinics or review the Coxswain Video featured below.
Learn to strategically approach the obstacles and real race scenarios of the Head Of The Charles Regatta® course in the 8th annual “How to Cox the Perfect Head Race” clinic, presented by Yaz Farooq, World Champion and 8-time U.S. National Team cox John Lambert, chief of the Rules and Appeals Committee, and Tom Tiffany, former Race Operations Co-Chair.
The clinic will include video examples shot from the coxswain’s seat in head racing scenarios, and maps explaining challenging scenarios on the HOCR racecourse. Coxswains, coaches, and rowers steering blind boats are encouraged to attend. Clinic will start on time and will last approximately 90 minutes.
Friday, October 18
Saturday, October 19
For more detailed clinic info and directions go to http://coxswaination.com/newsandevents.html
For additional steering advice, also read Steering the Charles