The Cadet class has been the foundation class of British sailing for decades and has played a key part in producing some amazing talent.  Are you ready to start your journey and get your name added to our hall of fame?

Sarah Ayton OBE is a professional sailor and Olympic Gold medalist and a winner of the ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year Award 2015.
Nigel Barrow is a Cadet World Champion.
Peter Bateman is a two-time Fireball World Champion.
Thomas Bayliss is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship and a Flying Fifteen sailor.
Richard Bradshaw is a Cadet World Champion.
Sam Brearey is a multi class sailor, a European 420 Champion and a two-time Fireball World Champion.
Chris Brewer is a runner-up for a Cadet World Championship and a Farr 30, 29er & 49er sailor.
Steph Bridge (née Rowsell) is a five time kite race World Champion and currently ranked as number 1 woman in the world.
Martin Brown is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship.
Sam Carter is a Cadet World Champion and a 420 & X 35 sailor.
Tim Carter is a 420, 470 and Nacra 17 sailor. He is currently a member of the America’s Cup team Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) in its Communications and Commercial Team.
Erin Clark is a Cadet World Champion.
Stephen “Steve” Cockerill is a Laser Masters World Champion.
John Connelly is rear commodore of Largs Sailing Club.
James Con is a Cadet World Champion.
Aaron Cooper is a Figaro Class sailor, a sailmaker and a member of the Artemis Offshore Academy Development Squad.
Toby Cooper is a 14 time Moth Champion.
Alex Corby is a bronze medalist at a Cadet World Championship, a Solo Youth National Champion, a professional athlete and a member of the British Olympic Bobsleigh & Skeleton Team.
Ben Cornish is a Finn National Champion and a Finn Sailing World Cup winner.
Nick Craig is one of Britain’s most successful sailors, and arguably the country’s most successful amateur dinghy sailor. He is a three-time Enterprise World Champion, a five-time(!) International OK Dinghy World Champion and a whopping six-time winner of the Endeavour Trophy (for the GBR Champion of Champions).
Abigail “Abbie” Croft is a Merlin Rocket (another Jack Holt design!) and a 29er sailor.
Caroline Croft is a Merlin Rocket and a 420 sailor. She is a sister of Abbie Croft.
Pete Cumming is one of Britain’s most complete multi class sailors currently sailing Extreme 40.
Nikki Curwen is a professional sailor who specialises in solo and shorthanded sailing. First woman to complete a Mini Transat race (2015), a solo transatlantic race in a 21ft boat.
Brian Ellis is a Merlin Rocket Champion.
R. Ellis is a Cadet World Champion (International Cadet Week 1951). And he is the father of Jacqueline Ellis (AUS), two-time Laser Radial World Champion.
Joanna Freeman is a runner-up for a Cadet World Championship and a 420 & 470 sailor.
Roger Gilbert is a successful multi class sailor, an International 14 National Champion, an SB20 World Champion and a winner of the Endeavour Trophy (for the GBR Champion of Champions).
Simon Girven is a Cadet World Champion.
Joe Glanfield is a sports sailor and Olympic Silver Medallist.
Robert Graves is a Cadet World Champion.
David Green is a Cadet World Champion.
Geoffrey Grimes is a Cadet World Champion.
Roger Hance is an Enterprise Champion.
Roger Harford (Cadet 219) is a multi class sailor (Firefly, Solo and SB20).
Jamie Harris is a Cadet World Champion and a 420 sailor.
Rhos Hawes is a 470 & 49er sailor
James Hayward is a 420 sailor.
Arran Holman was a runner-up for a Cadet World Championship and he is a 420 sailor.
Jack Holt OBE (1912-1995) was a sailor and a prolific dinghy designer and an successful entrepreneur. He designed, built and sailed the very first Cadet dinghy.
Nicholas “Nick” Hutton is a multi class sailor.
Mark Jardine is a multi class sailor. He is a European Champion in the Farr 30 and J/24 keelboat classes and has won several UK titles. He is also the founder of the YachtsAndYachting.com news website.
Thomas Kennedy is a Mirror & 420 sailor.
Chris Law (1952-2007) is often described as the most gifted sailor of his generation.
Michael (Mike) Law is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship, an Etchell sailor and a Farr 30 World Champion.
Jamie Lea is a Cadet World Champion and a multi class professional sailor (Finn, Melges 24, Dragon) and Dragon World Champion.
Tom Mapplebeck is 420 & 470 sailor and Cadet & 420 coach
Peter Marchant is a Cadet World Champion.
Martin McCaffrey is a Cadet World Champion.
Tatti McNally is a youth education team leader at the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.
Gerard Mitchell is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship and an SB20 sailor.
Phil Morrison (born November 1946) is a British boat designer and racer. With partner Spud Rowsell he also built Cadets.
Stevie Morrison is a successful British yachtsman who has enjoyed success in a classes from the International Cadet to the 49er. Olympic 49er sailor. He is the son of Phil Morrison.
Keith Musto is a sports sailor, Olympic Silver Medalist and successful entrepreneur.
Lucie Offord was a runner-up for a Cadet World Championship and she is a 420 sailor.
Gareth Owen is a Cadet World Champion and a Dart 18 World Champion.
Alex Page is a 420 sailor.
John Pattison is a Firefly Champion.
Rodney Pattisson is an English yachtsman and two-time Olympic Gold Medallist.
Ben Rhodes is a sports sailor, a 49er World Champion and an Olympic 49er sailor.
Mark “Corky” Rhodes is a professional Olympic sailing coach and sailing project manager.
Peter “Spud” Rowsell (born 1944) is a yachtsman and boatbuilder. With partner Phil Morrison he also built Cadets. He is the father of Steph Bridge (née Rowsell).
James Rusden is a Cadet World Champion and a 420 & 470 sailor.
Don Shead is a famous naval architect and yacht designer, specifically designing power boats and super yachts.
Tom Shepherd is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship.
Matthew Shorrock is a 420 sailor.
Andrew Smith is a Cadet National Champion.
Magnus Smith is a Merlin Rocket sailor and organises the sharing of a dinghy that starred as “Swallow” in the 1974 film version of “Swallows and Amazons”.
Nick Thompson is an Olympic Laser sailor.
Charlotte Videlo is a bronze medallist at a Cadet World Championship.
Ian Videlo is a Cadet World Champion.
Karen Videlo is a Cadet World Champion.
Keith Videlo is a Cadet World Champion.
Stephen Videlo is a runner-up for a Cadet World Championship and an ISAF Team Racing World Champion.
Chris(topher) Waples is a Flying Fifteen sailor.
James Ward is a Cadet World Champion.
Alex Warrington is a Laser Radial sailor.
Ian Williams is a match racing specialist and World Champion. He was a nominee for the Rolex Sailor Sailor of the Year Award twice.
Antonia Wilkinson is a Cadet World Champion.
Peter Wilson is founder of MCM (Newport, Rhode Island, USA) managing megayacht construction and management.
Pippa Wilson MBE is a professional multi class sailor, trainer, coach and a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist.
Matthew Wolstenholme is a multi class sailor, currently sailing Laser Radial and Snipe.