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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Refurbished Boats Return to the Boathouse

YCRC welcomed three of its boats back to the boathouse this week from refurbishment, fresh, shiny, and ready for winning this regatta season. Three boats – Richard Noble (4x-), Snipe and Swift (1x) – have been fully refurbished as part of our ongoing programme of fleet maintenance, lead by Boats Officer Paul. Whilst the club […]

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Archbishop of York Names ‘Constantine The Great’

York City Rowing Club’s purple, black and gold blazers lit up the Minster and three cheers rang out last Saturday morning (18th) as The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, named York City Rowing Club’s newest boat ‘Constantine the Great’ in front of the statue of the Emperor Constantine himself. […]

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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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