Spring 2021

Cadets on Royalist

Know your knots: rolling hitch knot

Find out how to tie a rolling hitch knot
and take a quick quiz to test if you know what it’s used for

An army health worker prepares a dose of Covishield, AstraZeneca/Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine made by India's Serum Institute, at an army hospital in Colombo on January 29, 2021. (Photo by Ishara S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP via Getty Images)

Careers: how to become a scientist

Meet a scientist who works on the testing that has helped to create a vaccine for Covid-19

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Wordsearch: Royal Marines Cadets

Take a break to see if you can beat our RMC themed wordsearch

Junior Summer camp 2019

Courses spotlight: the Earthshot Challenge

Junior cadets can take the challenge to help protect and restore our planet so that it’s a healthy place for people and nature


Spring 2021 news

All the news from Sea Cadets across the country

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Know your knots: the Ashley Stopper

The Ashley Stopper knot – find out how to tie it and what to use it for.


Area News Autumn 2020

See what’s been happening across the UK.
Share your news by emailing SCmag@ms-sc.org

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Virtual volunteer heroes

We asked you to nominate the volunteer heroes who have helped you this year – here are some of the messages of thanks you sent in

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Tackle Everest like a true RMC

While you may not be jetting off to tackle the world’s tallest mountain for real, WO2 Paul (Gilly) Gillespie-Antal RM explains why this virtual climb can help cadets develop fitness, endurance and that all-important commando mindset

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A different Trafalgar Day

The Trafalgar Day parade – one of Sea Cadets’ biggest annual events – looked a little different this year. Instead of 400 young people, just three cadets gathered on Trafalgar Square for a socially distanced commemoration, while other cadets took part virtually.


Autumn 2020 news

All the news from Sea Cadets across the country


How to read a nautical navigation chart

Andy Phenna, Head of Offshore Training, shares his top tips on how to use nautical charts