Spring 2024

Photo of Captain Neil Downing

Meet the Captain

We asked you to submit questions for our new Captain Sea Cadets – here are his answers 

Cadets march in a Trafalgar Day parade in London

Trafalgar Day around the UK

Find out how cadets from all six areas marked the anniversary of Nelson’s defining victory at Trafalgar

An illustration showing a young person surrounded with threatening emojis and symbols

How to deal with cyberbullying

To mark Anti-Bullying Week, here’s the Sea Cadets guide to dealing with cyberbullying and where to get help and support

HM's Coastguard Kerry

Careers: how to become a lifesaver

If you want to a job helping people in life-threatening situations around our coastline, HM’s Coastguard could be for you

Cadets with their Earthshot Challenge certificates

Captain’s BZ

Captain Sea Cadets celebrates some of the achievements of cadets and units around the UK

Statue of Lord Nelson looks over the Thames

Wordsearch: Battle of Trafalgar

Take a break and see if you can beat our Trafalgar-themed puzzle

HMS Victory replica

Quiz: Battle of Trafalgar

Test your knowledge on the
Battle of Trafalgar and how Sea Cadets marks its anniversary

A volunteer helps a cadet with rope work

Volunteer spotlight: working with young people

A new training course will help our volunteers to pass on their knowledge and inspire cadets

Christmas card showing a cadet playing a bugle in the snow

Get your Sea Cadets Christmas cards

Get Christmas cards and more from the Sea Cadets shop

Cadets at a Remembrance Day

Lest we forget

Meet a unit in Merseyside that plays a big role in its community by taking part in local Remembrance Day events

Cadets on the water at Royal Docks Boat Station

Your photos: cadets on parade

Cadets got back to parading over the summer and you shared some of your fantastic pictures with us

Young people looking at a map in an outdoor setting

Course spotlight: BTEC Level 2

Get more out of your Sea Cadets training with a new qualification in Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community