Signaling the start of the fall head racing season in New England, the 25th annual Coastweeks Regatta at Mystic Seaport, held September 18, 2016, offers a range of masters, open, and junior categories and includes local and regional rowers in both racing and recreational shells. Singles and doubles will race the 2,000-meter course along the Mystic River, beginning north of the I-95 overpass and finishing at the Museum’s Lighthouse Point.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the event, Regatta founder Ed Monahan will serve as Regatta Chairman with honored guest Gillian Perry.
Visitors are invited to watch the racing from the Museum’s North Lawn located behind Latitude 41° Restaurant. Participants receive free Museum admission; guests of registered participants will receive the Museum’s group rate.