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William Earl Buchan

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Full name  William Earl Buchan
Role  Sailor
Name  William Buchan

Class(es)  Star
Nationality  United States
Children  William Carl Buchan
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Born  May 9, 1935 (age 80) (1935-05-09) Seattle, Washington
Club  Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle

William Earl Buchan (born 9 May 1935) is an American sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and won a gold medal in the Star class with Steven Erickson.

He sailed on Intrepid in the 1974 America's Cup defender trials.

Biography

Buchan was born in May 9, 1935 in Seattle, Washington. He was the son of Bill Buchan Sr.

He won eleven medals at Star World Championships (from 1961 to 1985), his son William Carl Buchan won a gold medal in the Flying Dutchman class at the 1984 Olympics.

References

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