We are extemely grateful to the following main sponsors for their support...

Shepherd Group is one of the leading family-owned private businesses in the UK. It was founded in 1890 in York and its head offices remain in the City.

Its operations in national and international markets include the renowned Portakabin brand which manufactures modular buildings for sale and hire.

Shepherd Group supports a wide range of York community initiatives, is pleased to have supported the Rotary Club of York’s charitable work for many years and is delighted to have been a sponsor of the Dragon Boat Challenge since its early days.


Saville Group is the driving force in specialist audio visual solutions with an unrivalled history that spans over half a century of innivation and industry leadership. We are continually driving the AV industry forward: pioneering collaborative ways to do business and reinventing live events through our two highly specialised operating brands.


Sparq excels in 360 degree technical live event production, pushing boundaries and delivering the extraordinary.

Visavvi sets the standard for modern business collaboration with integrated solutions designed to deliver success.


We have the resources and the experience to deliver critical business messaging in a way that informs, educates, inspires and engages in a world where true communication empowers people and organisations.

Discover a new era at https://www.saville.group/




SIMPSON is a privately-owned York based company, providing a bespoke fit out and construction service throughout the UK.  Our years of experience have allowed SIMPSON to work on a diverse range of projects ranging from multi-million-pound retail fit outs in London to the restoration and refurbishment of some of the UK’s most iconic buildings such as Durham Cathedral.

 SIMPSON pride ourselves on our dedicated approach to providing our Clients with a quality, innovative project, exceeding all expectations, which has led to a high proportion of repeat business, supported by our Bespoke Joinery Manufacturing workshop.

SIMPSON is proud to support both Local and National charities through our Community Fund and are delighted again this year to be one of the sponsors for the York Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Challenge.

To find out more about SIMPSON visit www.simpsonyork.co.uk

York Rotary would also like to acknowledge and thank  all the many others, who through their support and participation help to make these events happen and raise funds for deserving charities.

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