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9,000 rowers

Regatta brings a positive wave

Head of the Fish’s 9,000 rowers have a head-of-the-class impact

 Shenendehowa competes in the Men's Juniors Frosh/Novice 4x final in the 2013 Head of the Fish Regatta on Saratoga Lake on Sunday.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Shenendehowa competes in the Men's Juniors Frosh/Novice 4x final in the 2013 Head of the Fish Regatta on Saratoga Lake on Sunday.
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A record 2,099 boats took to Saratoga Lake Saturday and Sunday during the Head of the Fish Regatta, but the ripples from the weekend-long tournament weren’t only felt on the water. The 9,000 athletes powering the vessels, and all those who came to the event along with them, brought a wave of cash to the region, said Eric Catalano, executive director of the Saratoga Rowing Association. He estimated that this year’s regatta will generate $2.3 ...

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