basic training

  1. J

    Watch Recommendations

    Can I get any recommendations on watches to buy for HMS Raleigh, basic training please? Thank you.
  2. J

    Need answers! :/

    Hi I'm just about to go to Raleigh in a few weeks and need the following questions answered: 1) Are showers at HMS Raleigh private? 2) Do you get ANY leave for the duration of your Phase 1 training? 3) How many persons in one dorm? Any answers would be hugely appreciated! Thanks.
  3. Subadubdub

    Travelling from Glasgow to Raleigh

    Hey all, I'm just waiting on word now from my AFCO on a start date having bossed the PJFT yesterday. I have had a look around, used the search and I've been reading thread upon thread here now for about two months, although I've just joined as a member today - first thread - apologies in...
  4. Genghis

    PAYD during Basic training

    Hi everyone! I've had a root around on here and can only find info about Phase 2 PAYD. Can anyone provide information about if recruits are PAYD during our lovely 10 week stay at HMS Raleigh? I would like to know for budgeting reasons, I need to "adult" (sadface). Cheers!
  5. M

    Weight Loss

    hey all, currently at basic and wanting to lose weight but it's hard when all the food is so shit here, does anyone have any tips or is it something I should look to do in phase two? IMF helps but it isn't enough on its own for me to lose the weight I want to.
  6. B

    Basic training

    hello I have got a few queries;do I need to take socks to basic training or are socks provided? It's just that they aren't on the kit list? Any help much appreciated