Head of the Merrimack

  • Hosted By: Essex Rowing Association
  • 2019 Registered Regatta

The Head of the Merrimack is a 5K meters head race beginning 4K meters upriver from the Essex docks and finishing at Norm's White Horse Restaurant in Methuen.  The Head of the Merrimack attracts rowers of all ages and skill levels and is run entirely by ERA staff and volunteers.  ERA's goal by hosting this regatta is to expand the local fall racing circuit while bringing awareness to rowing on the Merrimack River to Methuen and its surrounding communities.