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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.  

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Silver and Bronze for YCRC Juniors at BRJC 2019

A total of 45 YCRC juniors competed at the British Rowing Junior Championships in July, coming home with a host of impressive results, topped off by a silver in the J142x omnium and a bronze in the WJ161x. The Junior Championships combine high-quality side by side racing with, for the younger juniors, the omnium which […]

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A Silver for Lucy at the U23 World Rowing Championships

Former YCRC junior and honorary life member, Lucy Edmunds, won a fantastic silver medal at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships last month Lucy was one of 50 athletes selected in early July to represent GB at the championships in Sarasota, Florida, USA, rowing in the Women’s 8+. Having previously represented GB at junior level, […]

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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

    Joseph Clark

    Joseph Clark

    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

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