Eights compete at Head of Charles Regatta

Two women’s eights crews from the Fredericton Rowing Club competed at the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta held over the weekend in Cambridge, Ma, U.S.A.

The senior womens 8+ finished 26th in a time of 18:55.457. The crew consisted of Cathleen Trafton, Caroline Grant, Jess Chouinard, Tara Gowan, Kathleen Rankin, Issy Timmerman, Julia Hill, Kendra Schmidt and Mary Rao (cox).

The masters womens 8+ competed in the 40+ division and placed 21st in a time of 22:42.074. The crew consisted of Chantelle Hanley, Krista Downey, Diane Nash, Claudia Goyer, Shelley Swift, Ellen Fitzsimmons, Jenn Gould, Lisa Portelli and Nathan Blais (cox).

The Head Of The Charles Regatta welcomes the world’s best crew teams to the banks of the Charles River for the ultimate two-day rowing competition and attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators annually.