Casey Fox as Cori Landcaster - Cori is now 14 years old and starting 9th grade with her best friend Dionna. Still active and restless Cori quickly learns more about friendship and life. Still a surfer and skater at heart, Cori struggles to shine when she joins the high school surf team, which is a lot more challenging now dealing with new, talented, kids from all over town who attend the high school. She plays guitar a lot at home now and sings a tune from time to time. She learned most of her surfing from her Dad who was a big pro back in his day. Though she prefers to chill and be one the guys, she can be very girly at times to. She isn't afraid to speak up for her self when she needs to. She can be a little bit of a loner from time to time, but she's always in a good mood. With Silver being gone, Cori hangs out with Dionna a lot more and considers her to be one of her best friends. Cori ends up being placed in an advanced 11th grade history class with her step-brother Tanner, which does not sit to well with them. Though her and Tanner argue a lot, at the end of the day they have each other's back. She can be lazy, and sarcastic at times, but it's all with good reason. She is a sweet lovable girl who cares about her friends and family, though she is taking time to adjust to her new living arrangements and new family. Johanna and Dionna still often helps her through high school and surviving her crazy boy driven family.
Donald "Donny" Landcaster - Donny is the father of Cori, and a former pro surfer. Born and raised in Hawaii, Donny is a cool, goofy dad, who enjoys spending time with his daughter and also getting along with his new step-sons. Him and Tommy get along great and enjoy making jokes with each other from everything from fart noises to playing pranks on people in the house. He loves his new wife and family, and often surfs on the beach from time to time. He's also a really good cook, which makes Johanna a tad jealous from time to time. With Silver moving away he begins to hire kids to work at the surf shop. He can be super protective of Cori at times, but with help from Johanna realizes just how strong and smart his daughter really is. He is glad Dionna is friends with Cori and even considers her one of his own daughters from time to time.
Emily Brown as Dionna Lavander - Dionna is Cori's best friend and with Silver long and gone, is exactly what Cori needs. Dionna is nice, sweet and a good friend to Cori when she needs her. She moves to Miami from Georgia and often hangs out with other girls around school. She quickly befriends Cori and Tanner and is very good at giving advice. Dionna can be sassy and right to the point at times, but always does such in a polite way. Dionna often hangs out with Cori and often stops her arguments with her and her brothers and is even considered part of the family.
James Stewart as Tanner Jones - Tanner is now 16 year old and still popular the step-brother to Cori and oldest son of Johanna. He plays football, and is very much of a cool ladies man. He's charming, and can be very sneaky sometimes when it comes to sneaking out to go to parties. He always looks out for his little brother Tommy (when he's not messing with him of course). Though he doesn't love the idea of living with the Landcasters or having a new step-dad watching over him, he doesn't express it to much. Tanner at the end of the day is a pretty chill and nice guy. Though him and his new step-sister Cori argue a lot, he's there for her when she really needs him.
Ryan Diggs as Thomas "Tommy" Jones' - Tommy 'is the 12 year old prankster of the family. He always plays pranks on everyone, especially his new step-sister Cori. He gets along great with his new step-dad (a lot better than Tanner does) he often calls him D-Dog, as Donny calls him Tom-a-suarous, or whatever nickname he gives him that month. The two of them often play pranks and joke around a lot. Tommy loves race cars, and karate, and becomes interesting in surfing from living with Cori and Donny. He's a nice kid who may play around, but usually does the right thing in the end. This season Tommy learns about friendship and finding yourself while going to middle school and bonds a lot more with Cori.
Johanna Jones - Johanna Jones is mother to Tanner and Thomas, and newly step-mother to Cori. She loves having a bigger family, and enjoys having another girl in the house for a change. Her and Cori often bond from time to time. Johanna is exceptionally happy to have Donny living with her, not only because she loves him, but because she has an eye looking on the boys as well. Johanna treats Cori as if she was her own daughter. She is sweet, nice, funny, and not the very best cook, though she often orders take out despite of it. All in all she's a great mother who loves having everyone under one roof. This season Johanna becomes more involved with the girl problems and issues that Cori and Dionna are facing. She becomes a real role model for Cori, which in times like these is exactly what she needs.