If you were at Brixham for this years Cadet nationals then you no doubt remember that Steve, our amazing judge has an exciting offer for some of our ex Cadet sailors.

Steve is looking for 2 former Cadets to take part in the Merlin Rocket Nationals in 2020.

If you’re new to the Merlin Rocket then it’s basically just a big Cadet, fast technical and beautiful to look at.  You  can find out more on their class website: https://www.merlinrocket.co.uk

So what’s on offer:

  • A modern carbon fitted Merlin Rocket “Shaka Zulu”
  • No charge for using the boat
  • Insurance
  • A subsidised entry fee.
  • Practice sessions pre-event
  • Transport of boat

What you need to provide:

  • You need to be a former Cadet sailors and be under 20 years old in August 2020
  • A team where the helm was a previous gold fleet sailor and the crew is either gold or silver
  • Provide your own accommodation and subsistence
  • Desire to do your best in a classy version of a Cadet.
  • There will probably be a reduced entry fee to the event.

Ok so if you’re interested what do you need to do?

Firstly, get yourselves organised into a team and then email chair@cadetclass.org.uk and ask to be considered.

We will be choosing the final team by ballot in the new year at which point Steve Watson (the BFG) and yourselves will iron out the details.

Please try and pass this on to any ex cadet sailors that might be interested as it’s a truly fantastic opportunity.

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