summer 2021

Littlehampton at Yapton & Ford village hall

Your photos: Coronation celebrations

This issue we share some of your photos that showcase how cadets celebrated The King’s Coronation around the UK. Did your unit make it in?

Cadets at Greenwich set a new world record to kick off The Big Help Out

Record breakers

We celebrated the Coronation with a national piping challenge to mark the beginning of a summer of activities to promote volunteering

Young female and male environmentalist cleaning lake while picking plastic from claw

Making a difference

Every unit is part of a community. Here’s how to get involved, and some of the ways that units and cadets are already having an impact

Image for Southern Area News - Southampton cadet plays reading role in coronation

Area news: summer 2023

See how cadets across the UK marked the King’s Coronation in this special edition of Area News.
Share news from your area by emailing

drill and piping

National Drill and Piping Competition 2023

Cadets were on fine form and gave a polished performance at this year’s hotly contested competition

MSSC,  Princess Anne,  Princess Royal,  Sea Cadets,  Adult,  Boy,  Child,  Female,  Flower,  Flower Arrangement,  Flower Bouquet,  People,  Person,  Woman
MSSC, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Sea Cadets

Opening our doors

There was cause for celebration and a special appearance at the official opening of our National Support Centre

Volunteer winner David Pickles

News: top stories for summer 2023

Catch up with some highlights from around the Corps over the last few months

a close-up photo of caz in uniform, with a port in the background

Ladies first

To mark International Women’s Day, we asked former cadet and volunteer Caz Palmer about being the first female Captain of cruise ship Hebridean Princess and the only female Master

a row of cadets pose for the camera with their arms on each other's shoulders

“A hoofing time!”

That’s Royal Marines-speak for ‘amazing’ and how a royal marines cadet described competing for the coveted Gibraltar Cup

cadets sit around a table working sharing ideas and writing them down

Giving cadets a voice

Every year, cadets from across the country come together to share their views. Young People Support Manager Jane Winfield explains why it’s so important

London parade diversity

Everyone’s invited

Tony Malone, MSSC Diversity & Inclusion Lead, explains how our new EDI action plan will help everyone feel welcome at Sea Cadets

illustration collage showing cadets taking part in the different competitions

The Sea Cadets guide to competitions

Use these top tips to help you be the best that you can be when taking part in a Sea Cadets competition