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Merchant Navy Parade, London 1-3 September 2017

Merchant Navy Parade, London 1-3 September 2017

Cadets visited London for the weekend to take part in the Merchant Navy Parade at Tower Hill.  Cadet Amelia Bradley talking to the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones.

Clovelly Maritime Festival 16 July 2017

Clovelly Maritime Festival 16 July 2017

This year being held for Bideford Sea Cadets, with the Parents Supports Group having a Tombola Stall.

Tall Ships Race Halmstad, Sweden to Kotka,...

Tall Ships Race Halmstad, Sweden to Kotka,...

Three Cadets from the Unit went on the adventure of a lifetime, competing in the Tall Ships Race across the Baltic Sea.  They flew to Copenhagen and joined the TS Royalist in Halmstad in Sweden.  They then took part in Race 1, where they came First in their Class and second overall in the race.  Losing out on a 6 day race by 7 minutes! They then had a stop in Tallinn in Estonia before sailing in to Kotka, Finland, for the crew parade and prize giving ceremony.  After a couple of days enjoying the events, they then flew home from Helsinki.

The TS Royalist then continued to compete in the other two races with different crews of Cadets.  They came second in race two and first in race three making them the winners overall of the Tall Ships Race.

Bideford Fire Station Visit 13 July 2017

Bideford Fire Station Visit 13 July 2017

The Junior Cadets enjoyed a visit to Bideford Fire Station tonight, thank you to their staff for the very informative tour.

Clovelly Sea Sunday 9 July 2017

Clovelly Sea Sunday 9 July 2017

Commanding Officer Michael Clarke and UMT Secretary Mr Van Kuffeler at the RNLI Sea Sunday service with Junior and Senior Cadets.  Thank you to the RNLI for refreshments afterwards.