York 50+ Festival – Rowing Taster Sessions *FULL*

**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 […]

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British Rowing Sculling Festival 2018 – A Competitor’s View

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 […]

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The Grand Bar Re-Opening!

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, […]

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Pots at Peterborough Summer Regatta 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, […]

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Gold and Bronzes at the British Rowing Junior Championships 2018

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 […]

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Henley Masters 2018

The top class racing at Henley didn’t end with Henley Royal – Henley Masters Regatta took place on the famous boomed course on the 13th and 14th July, and YCRC crews were out in force this year in the small boats. Our intrepid scullers started the regatta off early on Friday morning, with Darren racing […]

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YCRC Rowers on Tour in Finland

In a break from the hectic sprint racing of regatta season, a group of past and present YCRC members took a rather different rowing outing on the 78th July – a two-day rowing tour on a Finnish lake! Joining up with friends from Chesterton RC and Bradford ARC, the group began at Sulkava rowing club, […]

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Fawley Quad at Henley Royal Regatta 2018

Henley Royal Regatta is the highlight of the rowing calendar, attracting crews from around the world to race head to head on the Thames, and YCRC were there to race in the yellow, purple, and gold for the Fawley Challenge Cup for Junior Quadruple Sculls last weekend. The quad of Luca, Aiden, Alfie, and Josh […]

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NEW 2018 Evening Taster Session Dates Added

Due to popular demand, we have added two new evening taster session dates for those wanting to try out rowing with YCRC, on the 26th July and 9th August, 6-8pm. During one of these sessions, you’ll be shown around the boathouse, put through your paces on a rowing machine, and taken for a paddle on […]

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