YCRC at Henley Royal Regatta 2021

Henley Royal Regatta has long been the most important event in the British rowing calendar with crews travelling from all over the world to compete. Spectators to the 2021 regatta witnessed the black and gold kit of York City proudly racing alongside the best crews the rowing world has to offer, including many competitors fresh […]

Read more
2021 Summer Success

It was great to see racing restarted in 2021 and YCRC crews made their mark on the season! Competition began with several crews attending Peterborough Regatta. Overall category wins were achieved for the W.J18.4x, J18.4x-, J16.4x- and Op.2- with several other crews placing well in the A finals or winning their B finals. Durham Regatta […]

Read more
Home Training

Training while the club is closed is hard. The uncertainty and changing advice makes continuing to train both a physical and mental challenge – perhaps the toughest you’ve faced yet. If you’re feeling isolated please know you are not the only one and the purple army are right here with you in spirit. The advice […]

Read more
Tideway Success for YCRC

The end of 2019 brought a flurry of Tideway success for YCRC with six pennant wins across three events and the honour of receiving the discretionary Davison Award from the Fuller’s Head of the River Fours. First down to London were the brave souls racing at Pairs Head, notorious for tricky weather conditions. Luckily 6th […]

Read more
Medal Rush at the World Masters for YCRC

Nine YCRC members made the journey to the World Rowing Master’s Regatta held on Lake Velence, near Budapest, Hungary from 11-15 September. YCRC has become a regular competitor in this international regatta, attended by over 3200 athletes from around the world aged from 27 to 80+ and held in venues across the world.  The previous […]

Read more
York Autumn Sculls 29th September – Entries Open

Entries for the 2019 York Autumn Sculls are now open! Raced over 4,500m from Rawcliffe to Old Boathouse downstream, it’s a friendly way to ease back into Head Season. New for this year is a 1/2 Mile Head division for open 4x+ and 4+ – head to the event page for more info.  

Read more

York City Rowing Club is a large, successful and friendly rowing club based in the centre of York. The Club has 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.

  • Lucy Edmonds, Silver Medalist for Great Britain at the Coupe del la Jeunesse 2016

Captains and coordinators

Meet the captains and coordinators at YCRC

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis

Club Captain

    Aidan Wilson

    Aidan Wilson

    Captain of Men's Rowing

    Helen Thornton

    Helen Thornton

    Captain of Women's Rowing

      Phil Jones

      Phil Jones

      Junior Coordinator

        Darren Woodford

        Darren Woodford

        Leisure & Progression Organiser

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

        YCRC logo