School pupils carry out engineering experiments in a classroom

Inspiring tomorrow’s engineers

Our popular marine engineering workshops are giving young people hands-on experience and inspiration for their future careers

Junior sea cadets parade through London

A start in life

From having fun to gaining confidence and new skills, NSO Juniors Lt Cdr (SCC) Victoria Marson RNR explains the Sea Cadets Experience for juniors


Colourful illustration showing different foods around a river with a small boat sailing into the distance

How to eat a healthy diet

You need lots of energy to take part in Sea Cadets activities, so make sure you’re always ready with this advice from the NHS about eating healthy foods

First Lieutenant Kevin Barriteau-Haynes and Probationary Petty Officer Lydia Barriteau-Haynes

Volunteer spotlight: parents who volunteer

Many volunteers have children who attend Sea Cadets, which can be a positive experience for everyone. They share their stories

Daniel at work in the kitchen

Careers: how to become an on board cook

Ever wondered what it’s like to be the cook on board TS Royalist, serving up three meals a day at sea?

News & Events

A cadet receives his wings

Captain’s BZ: spring 2022

Cadets march in formation

Course spotlight: Drill

A photo of the Sea Cadets recipe book cover

Get your copy of the Sea Cadets Recipe Book

young people of different ethnic backgrounds in canoes, rowing and smiling

Spring 2022 news


Ropes and pull on a wood ship

Quiz: True or false?

Test your nautical knowledge with this quick quiz…

Cadets on the water

Name that unit!

No two Sea Cadets units are the same. See if you can recognise one from the photo

Cadets smile and give a thumbs up to the camera

Your photos: off season

Sea cadets love nothing more than being on the water, but during the winter there’s still a lot going on. Here are your pictures of what you get up to on dry land