Archbishop of York to Name ‘Constantine The Great’

We are delighted to announce that The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, will name our newest boat ‘Constantine the Great’ in a ceremony to be held outside York Minster, and in front of the statue of the Emperor Constantine himself, on Saturday 18th November at 10.15am. Constantine, an heavyweight […]

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Pairs Head 2017

A flotilla of YCRC 2-person crews headed to London this weekend for the annual Pairs Head, with a host of different 2xs from across the squads (J18, WJ18, MixMasB/C and WMas D/E) as well as an intrepid 2- from our senior men. Conditions were fair for the racers, and the race passed without incident – […]

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YCRC at the 32nd Traversée de Paris

Allez les Anglaises!! Two YCRC crews crossed the channel this year to complete the Traversée de Paris: 28km from the far west of Paris to the centre, round the Isle de la Cité, and back again. Joining 250 other boats, this was the third time our ladies had made the trip to the event which […]

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York 50+ Rowing Taster Session

As part of the 2017 York 50+ Festival, on 5th October YCRC held a special rowing taster session for those looking for a new way to keep active and meet new people. Participants toured out boathouse, and were put through their paces on the ergs before taking to the water in Shambles for an introduction […]

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Masters Win at City of Oxford Royal Regatta
YCRC masters winners

Last weekend saw success for the men’s masters squad with a win in the Masters D/E4+ at the 2017 City of Oxford Royal Regatta. The YCRC MasE4+ crew of Hugh Dawick, Mike Porte, Martin Walsh and Neil Paveley coxed by Robyn Inglis, made the 400 mile round trip south as a final sharpener before the […]

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Want to try rowing?

Senior (18+) Taster Sessions now open! Our 2017 Senior Taster Sessions  will run on the following dates: Saturday 1st July 2017 10:30am Saturday 15th July 2017 10:30am Saturday 29th July 2017 10:30am Saturday 5th August 2017 10:30am The session will last approximately 90 minutes – 2 hours and will involve some technical work on the indoor rowing […]

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Four Men in a Boat

It was birthday cake all round as four men from York City Rowing Club celebrated their birthdays. Stuart Gill (85), Dick Gradley (85), Philip Stubley (77), and John Sparrow (70) did what they love doing most – sculling on the River Ouse. STUART GILL was born into rowing. He started coxing aged 14, and sculling […]

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