About the Sea Cadets

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1980-1983 - Our first incarnation.

Rob Rix Gary Blatch (& Miq Rybak)

​​The Sea Cadets released a self published CD, 'Hoist the Main Sail', in 1982 and had a track on a Compilation album 'Best of the Rest Volume 1' on Indigo Blue records in 1983.

Click here to see more details about it.

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Second Coming...

Building a Sea Wall of Sound

The first track from the Sea Cadets in 30 years played on National Radio was 'A Book', on The BBC Introducing Mixtape  on 10/03/2014

Leave my Billy alone was played by Tom Robinson on his BBC Introducing Mixtape on October 9th 2017

Hear the programme here.

(We're last on - Tom says  the track is bizarre - but that he "keeps coming back to it". Attaboy Tom...

Its too late (Im here Donny Don) was played on BBC Norfolk Introducing on January 27th 2018.


First Single 

Chameleon / Lessons are Learned   -  Rural Tension Records ARTS2

Also featured on 'Sail Again'

Front Sleeve

The entry for 'Chameleon' on 45cat.com - the copy used for the image is the copy we sent to Chris Hawkins at 6Music.

(Probably fished out of his bin and ended up on ebay.....)

Second Single

Hamsters are playing / Lost In Time

7" Promo only single.


Lessons are Learned appeared on the wonderful Emotional Response podcast. Listen to it here.

First Album


Sail again was released on Rural Tension records in 2014.

Second Album

'Here Come the Sea Cadets' was released on Rural Tension records in 2019.

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