Stars wish the Sea Cadets a Happy 155th Birthday!

Gary Neville, Simon Le Bon,Ben Fogle and Royal cake maker Fiona Cairns are just some who have voiced their support for Sea Cadets with birthday messages as it celebrates its 155th anniversary on June 25, 2011.

We’ve been inspiring and challenging young people through nautical adventure for 155 years and we are thrilled that so many stars have wished us Happy Birthday! Take a look at the list and the new film to see how far we’ve come!

Said Gary, “Sea Cadets is about empowerment, giving young people a chance to get the most out of what life has to offer and be the best they can at what they do. Huge birthday wishes to you all!”

Celebrate our birthday with these deliciously special Sea Cadet cupcakes,
courtesy of Fiona Cairns!


Amanda Holden

Sending my best to all the Sea Cadets, Happy Birthday!


The Sea Cadets is about respect and the empowerment of young people. I'm on board with that. Happy Birthday and all the best for the next 155 years!

Ben Fogle

Living life on the crest of a wave! Happy Birthday Sea Cadets!

Danielle Lineker

"What an incredible organisation I never knew they did so much. Keep up the good work!"

Barney Harwood

What a fantastic organisation - anyone helping young people build their confidence gets my support. And I love your hats! Happy Birthday Sea Cadets!

Fiona Cairns

Happy Birthday Sea Cadets, have fun baking and I hope the cakes help you to practice your cook stewarding skills and raise funds for a great cause!

Simon Le Bon

Happy Birthday to all the Sea Cadets, congratulations to you on 155 years of helping young people learn maritime skills and proper respect for the sea.

Helen Skelton

Happy birthday to all of you! Delighted to be able to help you celebrate your anniversary. Keep up the good work. X

James Corden

155 years young! Happy Birthday to you all!

Melanie C

Happy Birthday to all 14,000 of you!

Michelle Keegan

Sending my best to all the Sea Cadets, Happy Birthday!

Richard Madeley

Happy Birthday Sea Cadets! 155 years old and still going strong. Congratulations to you all!






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