Day of the Seafarer - 25th June 2013

Cadet Vicky Bolitho in the ECDIS training suite, passage planning a route into Portsmouth for an exam tomorrow.

Vicky is the Thomas Miller sponsored officer cadet under the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scheme.

Warsash's Deck Officer Cadet programme splits into three academic phases and two practical seagoing phases leading to a Deck Officer's Certificate of Competency (STCW'95 II/I OOW) as well as a foundation degree in Marine Operations

A science graduate from Cornwall, Victoria is already a qualified RYA Yacht Master and Powerboat Instructor. As well as a passion for seamanship, she is also a keen horsewoman.

For more pictures and commentary about Vicky's progress as a cadet go the

Officer Cadet Scholarship

section of our website

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