Events

We aim for our events to provide competitive racing for all classes of rowers in our lovely city with a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere to be enjoyed by both rowers and supporters. Contact yorkregattas@gmail.com if you have any comments


Spring Regatta 29 April 2017

An early season regatta, 1000m downstream, stakeboat start from near St Peter’s Boathouse to just above York City Rowing Club. Events offered for most boat classes.


Summer Regatta 18 June 2017

Our oldest event, established in 1863. 1000m downstream, stakeboat start from near St Peter’s Boathouse to just above York City Rowing Club. Events offered for most boat classes.


Autumn Sculls 16 September 2017

Our newest event, started in 2015 to provide early season head racing in small boats, ideal for setting a benchmark for the season ahead. Events for most boat classes in 2 divisions over 4,000m downstream from Rawcliffe Landing near the by-pass bridge to just above Scarborough Railway Bridge in the city centre.


Small Boats Head 19 November 2017

Our most popular event, approx 400 coxed & coxless quads and fours, pairs, double and singles racing in 3 divisions over 3,000m upstream from Fulford Landing near the A64 bridge to King’s Staith in the city centre. Regularly oversubscribed so enter early!


Yorkshire Head 11 March 2017 

Organised and run by the Yorkshire Rowing Council, hosted by York City. Events for most boat classes in 2 divisions over 5,000m downstream from Rawcliffe Landing near the by-pass bridge to just above York City Rowing Club.