York Summer Regatta 2019 – Entries Open!
YCRC Welcomes ‘Donald Shepherd’ to the Boathouse
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.
YCRC at Head of the Charles 2018
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 […]
Kit Ordering Window Now Open
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, […]
York 50+ Festival – Rowing Taster Sessions *FULL*
Need some new YCRC kit? Our suppliers Godfrey opened a kit window for club kit on Monday, 24th September and it will remain open until 12th October. Whilst you’re able to buy YCRC kit from Godfrey all year round, buying kit in these windows reduces delivery costs and can reduce the overall price if a […]
British Rowing Sculling Festival 2018 – A Competitor’s View
**UPDATE: All places are now full! Sorry if you missed out. We’ll let you know via our social media channels if any become available If you would still like to find out more about the exciting sport of rowing please come along on Thursday 4th October from 11:00 for coffee, cake and a chat.*** Once […]
The Grand Bar Re-Opening!
Earlier this month, women’s senior squad member Helen Waller, along with student summer members Beth Grant of Northumbria Uni and Emma Wilson of Leicester Uni, made the trip to Holme Pierrepoint to represent YCRC at the British Sculling Festival. Helen, competing in the U23 women’s event came a fab 9/17 rowers overall, and Beth and […]
Pots at Peterborough Summer Regatta 2018
YCRC members came together today for some scratch racing followed by tea and butties to celebrate the official opening of our refurbished bar and balcony. The result of hours of voluntary work by Rebecca Marchant of Spice Interior Design and Lesley Anne Kinney of Bespoke Decorative Finishes, with help from a band of YCRC volunteers, […]
Gold and Bronzes at the British Rowing Junior Championships 2018
It was a busy weekend of YCRC at Peterborough Summer Regatta, with the senior men and women racing over 1 km and 500 m, bringing home a few pots in the process. On Saturday the women’s squad were out in force. In the W2x, Sophy and Helen S (Band 2) came third in their heat, […]
YCRC rowers join Team Newcastle for the Power 8 Sprints
YCRC had a fantastic weekend at the British Rowing Junior Championships Held at the National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham on 19th-22nd July. YCRC sent a strong squad of 28 young athletes to compete over three days of competitions, athletes who secured an impressive haul of three medals and high placings across the weekend. On the […]
It was fast and furious racing as York City Rowing Club members joined forces with their North East colleagues to take on the rest of the country at the inaugural British Rowing Power 8 Sprints tournament on Bristol Harbour on the 22nd July. The Power 8 Sprints, an exciting new knockout-format where eights go head […]