William Exshaw

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William Exshaw
Personal information
Full name William Edgar Exshaw
Nationality British
Born (1866-02-15)15 February 1866
Arcachon, France
Died 16 March 1927(1927-03-16) (aged 61)
Valencia, Spain
Sailing career
Class(es) 2 — 3 ton
Club Société Nautique de Gironde
Updated on 8 May 2015.

William Edgar Exshaw (15 February 1866, Arcachon – 16 March 1927, Valencia) was a British sailor who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was the owner and helmsman of the British/French boat Ollé, which won the gold medals in both races of the 2-3 ton class with crew members Frédéric Blanchy and Jacques Le Lavasseur. He also participated in the open class, but did not finish

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "William Exshaw Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2014-02-08.