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Head of the Weir River Race

HLM's 32nd Annual Head of the Weir River Race features as many as 60 boats jockey for position racing out the narrow estuary and onto open water, traveling from West Corner (on the Hingham/ Hull/ Cohasset line), past Bumpkin Island, across Hull Bay, to the museum's Windmill Point Boathouse at Hull Gut. A highly-contested 5 1/2 miler, the Weir draws coxed youth and adult rowers in gigs, single and double livery and workboats, currachs, and ocean shells, as well as experienced kayakers.

Dharma Voyage will be sending three boats this year, Mariner, Spirit, and Voyager. In addition, Jon Aborn will part of a crew racing Finona.

Earlier Event: September 29
Gloucester Harbor Race
Later Event: December 9
Annual Meeting