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The Buddy Melges Racing Team promotes high end, competitive youth sailing at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Congratulations to all BMRT sailors for their success this summer. Our team members and alumni placed at the top of most Inland regattas. As the Midwest Championship is early in September (9/9-10) this year, we will be starting BMRT practices on the weekend of August 26-27. After the practice we will load the trailer to go to Pewaukee for the Midwest Champs. There will be a Friday (9/8) practice at PYC before the weekend event.

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2023/2024 Schedule


Practice 1/2                                                                                                      8/26-27

USODA Midwest Championship, Pewaukee, WI                 9/8-10

Practice 3/4                                                                                                      9/16-17

Practice 5/6                                                                                                      9/23-24

Practice 7/8                                                                                                       9/30-10/1

Southeast Championship, Miami, FL                                           10/6-9

Oktoberfest Regatta @ GLSS                                                           10/14-15

Practice 9/10                                                                                                    10/21-22

Practice 11/12                                                                                                   10/28-29

JR Olympic Festival, Jensen Beach, FL                                       12/1-3

Orange Bowl Regatta, Miami, FL                                                        12/26-30


Valentines Regatta, St. Pete, FL                                                          2/TBD

Sunshine St Regatta, Jensen, FL                                                       3/TBD

Practice 1/2                                                                                                         4/6-7

National Team Trial, St. Francisco, CA                                            4/13-21

Practice 3/4                                                                                                        4/27-28

Practice 5/6                                                                                                        5/4-5

Practice 7/8                                                                                                         5/11-12

X Boat Spring Clinic                                                                                      5/18-19

  • BRMT Practices on Saturday are rigged and ready at 10am, Sundays are 9am.

  • All sailors should come dressed in running shoes and be prepared to exercise.

  • Bring a lunch in a waterproof pouch for each day. 

  • Practices are $90/day.

  • You may come for one day only, please inquire at 

We will continue working on weekends on Geneva Lake for the remainder of September. In October we will have our first long distance travel regatta, the Southeast Championship in Miami. This is the Qualifier for the Spring National Team and will take place on Saturday October 7 - Monday October 9. We will have practice on Friday before the event. Please note that we will not be bringing the trailer to this event as the boats will still be needed up north afterwards.


The following weekend, October 14-15 GLSS will host the Oktoberfest and we will then run practices for the rest of the month. 


Out winter block of events will start with the Junior Olympic Festival in Jensen Beach on December 1-3, followed by Orange Bowl in Miami (12/26-30), Valentine’s Day regatta in St. Pete in early February and Sunshine State Championship in Jensen Beach early March.


BMRT will provide boat transport for all these events.


We hope that you will join in the program this fall and continue building the sailing skills needed to succeed at the highest national levels.

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