Small Boats Head - Rescheduled

Update - The Small Boats Head has been rescheduled for Sunday 13th December. Entries are now open via BROE.

Small Boats Head

The poster for the Small Boats Head on Sunday 22nd November 2015 is now available on the events page. 3000m upstream from Fulford Landing to Kings Staithe on the River Ouse.


York Autumn Sculls - Results

The results for the York Autumn Sculls are now available here. Apologies for the delay in them being posted to the site.

York Autumn Sculls - Start List

The start list for the York Autumn Sculls is now available along with the course map, safety plan and competitor instructions. Please ensure you read through all the documents.

Start List
Competitor Instructions
Course Map
Safety Plan

York Autumn Sculls 2015

The poster for our new event for 2015 is now available here. The York Autumn Sculls is a new head race hosted by YCRC. Two divisions are offered over a distance of approximately 4500m down the River Ouse. Enteries close on Monday 14th September 9am.

Sally Downing- Rio final update

Sally and her doubles partner finished a highly creditable and competitive fourth in the A final of the double sculls at the 2015 Junior World Rowing Championships in Rio.

You can read all about the team's results here:

Well done Sally!

Jo Rows Home (Dartmouth to Guernsey)

Club member Jo Brehaut is rowing from Dartmouth to her home island of Guernsey and is raising money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Channel Islands Air Search.

At the moment, the forecast is looking good to set off in the early hours of Monday 10th to row all day (you can follow a track of progress on, arriving in Guernsey around 2.00am on Tuesday 11th. However, these dates/times could change if the forecast changes. Please keep checking and for updates on when Jo will set off /arrive.

Donations can be made by following the links posted on, or people who are not facebook users can donate direct at: for Channel Islands Air Search, or for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Sally Downing- Team GB World Junior Championships 2015 update

York City's Sally Downing is currently representing Team GB at the World Junior Rowing Championships in Rio de Janeiro.

Sally is rowing bow in the double scull having been selected to represent her country following a strong performance in final trials. This would not have been possible without huge dedication from Sally and the support of her family, friends and coaches, many of whom have travelled to Brazil to cheer!

On the opening day, Sally and her crewmate Rosalind Wilson finished second in their heat, qualifying them for today's semi final.

In the semi final, the GB crew again advanced to the A final, finishing third.

They now compete in the A final at 10.35 Rio time.

Good luck!

Results here:

York Rotary Club Dragon Boats event

On Sunday 12th July, YCRC hosted the annual Rotary Club charity dragon boats races.

The event raised nearly £60,000 for local charities.

Thankyou to everyone who visited the club on the day and enjoyed our bar, cakes, sandwiches and burgers!

Thanks also to the volunteers from YCRC without whom the event could not run.

York Summer Regatta 2015 - Draw

The draw for the York Summer Regatta is now available on the event page. Please take time to review all the documents including the Welfare Policy, Safety Plan, Course Plan and Competitor Instructions.

Next Open Event

Small Boats Head

Sunday 13th December 2015

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