Unit Commanding Officer

PO (SCC) R Adamson

Unit 1st Lieutenant

PO (SCC) K Whitehead

Unit Chairman

Helen Palmer


Her Majesty the Queen


Unit Sponsor

Army Surplus 365

Plymouth Drake Sea Cadets are based in Building SO4OA, South Yard of HMNB Devonport, Plymouth. Plymouth Drake share their building with HMS VIVID (RNR).

The Sea Cadets is a nationwide voluntary youth organisation, open to young people aged 12 to 18 and with Junior Sections open to those of 10 to 12 years of age, run by enthusiastic adult volunteers It provides fun, friendship and adventure.

The Cadets start out by looking at the history of the Royal Navy and the history of the Sea Cadets. Followed by a basic overview of

- Parade Training
- Fire Prevention
- Health and Safety
- Who's who in the Sea Cadets
- Seamanship
- First Aid

There are also a lot of other subjects which Cadets can learn and gain Nationally Recognised Qualifications such as:

- Seamanship
- Cooks Steward
- First Aid
- Marine Engineering
- Communications
- Many boating qualifications, inlcuding
Sailing, Kayaking, Power Boating and Rowing

There are also many offshore vessels which Cadets can gain a place onboard for a week of intense boating. The main offshore vessels which the Sea Cadets have are:
T.S Royalist, T.S Jack Petchy and  T.s John Jerwood.

This is just a basic overview of what is on offer for Cadets at Plymouth Drake Sea Cadets, however there is much much more! Get in contact or come and have a visit to find out what else we have to offer!

Take a look at our Royal Marines Cadet section to find out about the different activities which they take part in.



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