Charlie Buckingham

Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
Birthdate: January 16, 1989
College: Georgetown University '11
Member of: Newport Harbor Yacht Club
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Sailing Achievements:


  • 11th overall, Laser, Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  • 2nd overall, Laser, ISAF Sailing World Cup Series 2011-12
  • 7th overall, 2015 Olympic Test Event, Rio de Janeiro
  • 7th overall, 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship
  • Two-time College Sailor of the Year (’09, ’11)
  • Four-time ICSA All-American
  • Skipper, 2013 TeamUSA45 challenge for the Youth America’s Cup
  • Silver, 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta (Laser)
  • Bronze, 2017 Sailing World Cup Final (Laser)

Expanded Sailing Resume:


  • 2nd, 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta
  • 22nd, Laser, ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères (FRA)
  • 12th, Laser, ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma (ESP)
  • 3rd, Laser, 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami
  • 7th, Laser, 2012 Rolex Miami OCR, Miami, Fla. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
  • 4th, Laser, 2012 Princess Sofia Trophy, Palma, ESP (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
  • 30th, Laser, 2012 World Championship
  • 4th, Laser, 2012 Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, NED (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
  • 10th. Laser, 2012 Sail For Gold Regatta, Weymouth, U.K. (ISAF Sailing World Cup)
  • 14th, Laser, 2012 European Championship
  • 6th, 2017 Trofeo Princesa Sofia (Palma) (Laser)
  • 7th, 2017 Sailing World Cup Miami (Laser)
  • 10th, 2017 Sailing World Cup Hyeres (Laser)
  • 6th, 2017 Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (Star)

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