One year on from the floods
January 2016

One year on from the floods and we can’t believe our luck! Plenty of crews taking to the water to take advantage of the near perfect conditions we’re having in York at the moment despite the cold temperature. Take a look at our Webcam to see the river for yourself. What a different in the pictures […]

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Winter Rowing

With temperatures dropping and a definite chill hanging in the air, it’s the perfect time to remind our members and other river users to take care when out on the water. While the foggy mornings and fantastic sun rises are sensational experiences; it’s important we stay aware. Top Tips Sensible clothing is a must; multiple […]

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Annamarie Phelps drops by
Annamarie Phelps and Liz Porte

British Rowing Chairman Annamarie Phelps swung by the clubhouse last weekend on her way to collect an honorary degree from the University of York. The University of York grants the honorary degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to society. Other recipients included: BAFTA-winning screenwriter, executive producer […]

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Small Boats Head Update

The outlook for tomorrow’s event is still very much in the balance. The Ouse in York is falling nicely, now 1.64m, down from last night’s high of 1.9m. We don’t yet know the effect of yesterday’s rain and are waiting to get robust information from the Environment Agency before we make a final decision. If […]

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York SBH Final Start order

The final start order for the Small Boats Head is now available on our events page. However, the outlook for Sunday has deteriorated. The Ouse is currently 1.6m and rising, it needs to be below 1.2m. The height of the river on Sunday depends on how much rain falls in the Penines today / tomorrow and, […]

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