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Gentle Giant Rowers at the Head Of The Charles: Past and Present

This year, the Head Of The Charles celebrated 55 years of racing. Since 1965, rowers have descended upon Boston during the third weekend in October to cover three miles of water as quickly as possible. The race began as a… Read More

Gentle Giant Returns as a Sponsor of the 55th Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta

SOMERVILLE, MA (September 2019) – Gentle Giant is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Head Of The Charles Regatta, an annual rowing competition which draws in athletes and spectators from all over the world. Our company has been… Read More

April Showers Bring More Than Just May Flowers – Athletes Make Great Movers!

April is a month of transition, as the last of the snow finally melts and the perennials burst through their winter hibernation. The city slowly comes to life and with it, moving activity picks up with increasing speed. April kicks… Read More

The 54th Head Of The Charles Regatta, By the Numbers

Every October, Gentle Giant gears up for the largest rowing regatta in the world. As a company founded in Boston by rowers and staffed by countless rowers throughout our 38 years, it is a fun opportunity to reconnect with former… Read More

Gentle Giant Returns as a Sponsor of the 54th Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta

SOMERVILLE, MA (September 2018) – Gentle Giant, a Boston moving company, is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Head Of The Charles Regatta, an annual rowing competition which draws in athletes and spectators from all over the world.… Read More

Rowing is in our Blood

As the leaves change and the temperatures plummet, it is hard to deny the fact that summer is over. In Boston, that means a lot of things. It means shorter days, endless raking, a plethora of pumpkin spice beverages, and… Read More

Giant Alum: Hillary Saeger, Rowing Champion and Former Packing Specialist

This month, we are featuring multi-medal winning rower and former pack and prep specialist, Hillary Saeger. She is the niece of our founder, Larry O'Toole and worked out of our Boston warehouse in 2007 and 2008. Like many of our… Read More

Giant Alum: Jeremy Abele, Former Mover and Salesperson

There are certain Gentle Giant employees who have helped define what it means to be a Giant: athletic, intelligent and driven. Jeremy Abele is one of those individuals and has impacted our company as a mover, recruiter and salesperson. Since… Read More

Rowing Creates Opportunities – On and Off the Water

As Gentle Giant begins preparing for our second year as the Official Moving Partner for the Head Of The Charles Regatta, we have been thinking about the tradition and culture of rowing. The rowing community supports athletes seeking personal and… Read More

Former Giant Will Miller Becomes a 2012 Olympian

Since opening for business in 1980, Gentle Giant has employed its fair share of incredible athletes. When our CEO Larry O'Toole founded Gentle Giant movers in MA, he did so with friends that he had met through rowing because they were… Read More