Pairs Head 2017

A flotilla of YCRC 2-person crews headed to London this weekend for the annual Pairs Head, with a host of different 2xs from across the squads (J18, WJ18, MixMasB/C and WMas D/E) as well as an intrepid 2- from our senior men. Conditions were fair for the racers, and the race passed without incident – […]

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York 50+ Rowing Taster Session

As part of the 2017 York 50+ Festival, on 5th October YCRC held a special rowing taster session for those looking for a new way to keep active and meet new people. Participants toured out boathouse, and were put through their paces on the ergs before taking to the water in Shambles for an introduction […]

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Four Men in a Boat

It was birthday cake all round as four men from York City Rowing Club celebrated their birthdays. Stuart Gill (85), Dick Gradley (85), Philip Stubley (77), and John Sparrow (70) did what they love doing most – sculling on the River Ouse. STUART GILL was born into rowing. He started coxing aged 14, and sculling […]

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