Sea Cadets from Training Ship Achilles helped to man a stand all about Sea Cadets at the Devonport Navy Base Open Day.
During their breaks, they went off and explored other areas of the Open Day, which included visits on board New Zealand Navy Ships and First Aid demonstrations by Navy Medics.
It was an awesome day - check out the photos below...
Sea Cadets from Training Ship Achilles recently sailed to Kawau Island on the historic William C Daldy Tug Boat. Cadets assisted with Steward duties, tying off lines, stoking coal and working in the Engine Room. A big thank you to the William C Daldy Preservation Society for welcoming us aboard!
Check out some photos from the day we went to Kawau Island below.
Things are very busy at TS Achilles at the moment. Lots of Sailing, Pulling and Land Based Activities are happening in preparation for Northern Area Regatta in May.
Competition will be fierce as we are competing against:
Although we will all be competing against each other, it will be great to catch up with friends from other Units who we might not have seen for a while too!
Here are some photos from our Pulling Practise this week...
Here are some cool videos from NZ Cadet Forces that show some of the activities that Sea, Air and Army Cadets from New Zealand, Australia and Canada participated in while at Cadet 150 in Waiouru in January.
If you live outside Auckland and want to join Sea Cadets, visit the Cadet Forces website to find a Sea Cadet Unit near you!
Sea Cadets from TS Achilles took part in a display of Volunteer Organisations and Emergency Services in February. They rigged a Crown Sailing Boat inside The Cloud on Queens Wharf as part of their display.
This amazing week long event celebrated 150 years of Cadet Forces. Over 1000 Cadets and Cadet Force Officers and Staff from Sea Cadet, Air Cadet and Army Cadet Corps attended a week long camp in Waiouru. Cadets travelled from all over New Zealand and Cadets from Australia and Canada also attended.
Check out some photos of the cool activities that Cadets got to participate in at Cadet 150 below...
Sea Cadets from TS Achilles and other Northern Area units took part in a Cadet Coxswain Course at Whangaparaoa recently. Some photos from this course are below...
TS Achilles recently held their annual Prizegiving. This is a very special occasion and we were privileged to have LCDR Leon Harvey RNZN to present the prizes and trophies to the Cadets. Trophies were awarded for Seamanship, Most Improved Cadet and the New Entry prize among others. Cadets who have recently completed a Day Skipper's course were also presented with their Certificates for passing this course. Photos from this year's prizegiving are below.
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