Head of the Charles by the Numbers

SOME INTERESTING STATS ON THE HEAD OF THE CHARLES: http://tinyurl.com/92b5fcv

3: The number of regatta premier sponsors — BNY Mellon, Brooks
Brothers and EMC Corp

3.2: Length in miles of the regatta course

4: Number of regatta supporting sponsors — Lenox, Sperry Top-Sider,
Samsonite and Gentle Giant

5: Number of bridges rowers pass under over the course of the race

13:58.9: Course record for men's 8 boat set by USRowing in 1997

15:26.5: Course record for women's 8 boat set by USRowing in 2007

17:29.8: Course record for men’s championship single sculls by John
Biglow in 1982

18:45.6: Course record for women’s championship single sculls by
Virigina Giler in 1982

28: Different countries represented by rowers

33: Number of Massachusetts public high schools competing

36: Official regatta partners listed on the Head of the Charles website

56: Number of race events to be held at this weekend’s regatta

59: Number of Official Regatta Patrons listed on the Head of the
Charles website (http://hocr.org/the-2012-regatta/)

85: Age of the oldest rowing participant (Mary Elizabeth Stone of
Berkeley Paddle and Rowing Club in Event 

33 Senior-Veteran Women’s
Single on Sunday)

100: London Olympians who will compete and/or attend

303: Different U.S. cities represented by rowers in the regatta

705: Clubs, colleges and schools involved

1,500: Regatta volunteers

1,800: Boats registered

9,000: Competitors

40,000: Dollar amount of the average cost of an 8-seat racing shell
195,674: The total liabilities reported by Head of the Charles Regatta
Inc. as of Dec. 31, 2011

266,478: The 2011 total compensation awarded to Head of the Charles
Executive Director Frederick Schoch

1,316,069: The total expenses reported by Head of the Charles Regatta
Inc. for fiscal 2011

1,738,226: The total revenue reported by Head of the Charles Regatta
Inc. for fiscal 2011

3,427,808: The total assets reported by Head of the Charles Regatta
Inc. as of Dec. 31, 2011

46,000,000: Dollar amount of the estimated economic impact the regatta
weekend has on the area
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