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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Junior Squad Success

 Junior Squad Success        GB Junior time trials We had two members of the junior squad attending the GB time trials in Boston in February; Lu Edmunds had a phenomenal trial, coming 5th overall.  As a result, Lu has been invited to the Junior Spring Assessments at the end of March.  Charlie MacMahon also […]

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The Head Season is in full swing!

The Head Season is in full swing! York City can be seen around the country this month as our head season races are coming thick and fast! All sections of the club have recently competed at Head of the Tyne United New Year’s Head (Newcastle), South Yorkshire Head (Doncaster), and Head of the Trent (Nottingham) […]

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One year on from the floods

One year on from the floods and we can’t believe our luck! Plenty of crews taking to the water to take advantage of the near perfect conditions we’re having in York at the moment despite the cold temperature. Take a look at our Webcam to see the river for yourself. What a different in the pictures […]

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Winter Rowing

With temperatures dropping and a definite chill hanging in the air, it’s the perfect time to remind our members and other river users to take care when out on the water. While the foggy mornings and fantastic sun rises are sensational experiences; it’s important we stay aware. Top Tips Sensible clothing is a must; multiple […]

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