The Grand Bar Re-Opening!

YCRC members came together today for some scratch racing followed by tea and butties to celebrate the official opening of our refurbished bar and balcony. The result of hours of voluntary work by Rebecca Marchant of Spice Interior Design and Lesley Anne Kinney of Bespoke Decorative Finishes, with help from a band of YCRC volunteers, […]

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Gold and Bronzes at the British Rowing Junior Championships 2018

YCRC had a fantastic weekend at the British Rowing Junior Championships Held at the National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham on 19th-22nd July. YCRC sent a strong squad of 28 young athletes to compete over three days of competitions, athletes who secured an impressive haul of three medals and high placings across the weekend. On the […]

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YCRC rowers join Team Newcastle for the Power 8 Sprints

It was fast and furious racing as York City Rowing Club members joined forces with their North East colleagues to take on the rest of the country at the inaugural British Rowing Power 8 Sprints tournament on Bristol Harbour on the 22nd July. The Power 8 Sprints, an exciting new knockout-format where eights go head […]

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Henley Masters 2018

The top class racing at Henley didn’t end with Henley Royal – Henley Masters Regatta took place on the famous boomed course on the 13th and 14th July, and YCRC crews were out in force this year in the small boats. Our intrepid scullers started the regatta off early on Friday morning, with Darren racing […]

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YCRC Rowers on Tour in Finland

In a break from the hectic sprint racing of regatta season, a group of past and present YCRC members took a rather different rowing outing on the 78th July – a two-day rowing tour on a Finnish lake! Joining up with friends from Chesterton RC and Bradford ARC, the group began at Sulkava rowing club, […]

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Fawley Quad at Henley Royal Regatta 2018

Henley Royal Regatta is the highlight of the rowing calendar, attracting crews from around the world to race head to head on the Thames, and YCRC were there to race in the yellow, purple, and gold for the Fawley Challenge Cup for Junior Quadruple Sculls last weekend. The quad of Luca Machado, Aiden Wilson, Alfie […]

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York City Rowing Club is a large, successful and friendly rowing club based in the centre of York. The Club with over 150 years of heritage and boasts over 250 members of all abilities , from beginners through to elite athletes. The membership includes rowers of all ages from teenagers to those in their 80s. OUR MISSION? To offer an inclusive, safe and supportive environment for rowers of all skills and abilities where everyone is encouraged to be the best that they can be.

Captains and coordinators

Meet the captains and coordinators at YCRC

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis

Club Captain

    Carl Barker

    Carl Barker

    Captain of Men's Rowing

    Sophy Nicholson

    Sophy Nicholson

    Captain of Women's Rowing

      Phil Jones

      Phil Jones

      Junior Coordinator

        Hilary Howe

        Hilary Howe

        Leisure & Progression Organiser

        The Boathouse, West Esplanade, York, YO1 6FZ
        Email and telephone
        E-mail: admin@ycrc.co.uk Phone:01904 623959‎