As a Sea Cadet you will test your talents and stamina and develop new skills to give you a head start in life. You will also get the chance to make new friends and have fun.

You can join us as a cadet if you are 10-18. Visit the main Sea Cadet site to see a full range of what's on offer.


At Newhaven and Seaford Unit we specialise in boating, (living by the sea helps there) and within the boating spectrum is sailing, rowing and powerboating courses are also organised for sailboarding.

We also specialise in canoeing and kayaking.

When the weather is not to good we concentrate on improving our drill and ceremonial and at district and area competitions have been known to do well.

We also have a field gun which we practice on and take to various fetes.

We teach seamanship,navigation cookery, stewarding, mechanics, communications and shooting

Junior Cadets 10-12

This is about having fun and making friends. You'll take part in lots of events and activities like sailing, canoeing and abseiling, plus learn about first aid and communications.

Sea Cadets 12-18

Get to grips with subjects both on water and land as part of basic training, all on a nautical theme. You can take part in courses and competitions ranging from rock climbing and shooting to music, power boating and sailing. These can give you a head start in life and boost your confidence, plus it's good fun.

Royal Marines Cadets 13-18

The Nearest Unit to Newhaven and Seaford that has a Marine Cadet Detachment is Eastbourne Unit, if you wish to become a Marine cadet have a look at Eastbournes website for all details.


Do you thrive on a challenge? Pride yourself on your team work and strive to improve yourself? Then the Royal Marines Cadets could be for you! Field Craft, Weapons Training, Map Reading and Drill are all included in the training and we offer exciting opportunities to take part in challenging training in the UK and abroad. Royal Marines Cadets Detachments are an integral part of the Sea cadets with 114 Detachments in the UK.



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