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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2019 Taster Sessions – Book Now!

Ever fancied having a go at rowing? Keen to try a new sport? If so, now is your chance! Booking is now open for our taster sessions in June and July – head over to our join YCRC page to find out more, See you on the river!  

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York Summer Regatta 2019 – Entries Open!

Entries have opened for York Summer Regatta! The event takes place on 23rd June 2019. Head on over to BROE to secure your seat for a great day’s racing over 1km and all boat classes in the heart of York. Important documents for the regatta will be uploaded here.

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YCRC Welcomes ‘Donald Shepherd’ to the Boathouse

York City Rowing Club has named a new addition to its fleet “Donald Shepherd” in a riverside ceremony after a generous grant from the Patricia and Donald Shepherd Charitable Trust enabled the purchase of a quadruple scull for use by the club’s junior girls’ squad. Named by Jane Robertson and Patrick Shepherd (Patricia and Donald […]

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YCRC at Head of the Charles 2018

It’s on many rowers’ bucket list, but what is it like to race the Head of the Charles? This autumn, two of our Leisure and Progression rowers, Hilary & Paula, found out as they crossed the pond to race in a gorgeous Massachusetts fall. Hilary takes up the story… The Head of the Charles Regatta, […]

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