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Appearance and cleanliness

Cadets in uniform shall be well groomed with footwear cleaned and shone. Their uniform shall be clean and properly pressed at all times. In particular, buttons, fasteners and zippers shall be kept closed. Pockets shall not be bulged; items such as eyeglasses, sunglasses, glasses cases, pens, pencils, key-rings or paper shall not be visibly extended nor protrude from pockets or be suspended from belts or pockets.

Sea Cadets are provided with two main uniforms when they enroll in the cadet program; a ceremonial uniform (C1)and a sea training uniform (STU). The following outlines the dress instructions for all cadets:

Remember, you chose to be a cadet, and these rules are part of your commitment.

Dress Regulations

C1A - Ceremonial Dress

This Ceremonial Dress worn for Ceremonial Divisions (a few times per year), important parades and special occasions.

C5 - Sea Training Uniform 

(also known as STU or Work Dress)


Sleeves may be neatly folded up in warm weather. Used for regular training nights unless otherwise stated.

The full documents describing all the uniform standards are below.  

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