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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/KPIX 5) – An America’s Cup racing boat crew member died and another was hurt when their catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay Thursday afternoon during a practice run.A KPIX 5/KCBS reporter on the scene at the St. Francis Yacht Club said he saw the deceased sailor placed into a body bag after cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts by paramedics failed.[ READ MORE: Crew Member Killed After America’s Cup Racing Boat Capsizes On SF Bay ](credit: KPIX 5)

Fatal America’s Cup Crash ‘Was Not On The Radar For Any of Us’; Could Change Race

Officials have not ruled out cancelling the America’s Cup Race scheduled for this summer based on the outcome of multi-agency investigations currently underway.

05/10/2013

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Boating Family Feared Missing Off Monterey Coast After Abandoning Ship

Crews planned to search by sea and air through the night Monday as they ramped up efforts to find a husband, wife and two young children who sent a series of distress calls saying their sailboat was sinking far off the Central California coast.

02/25/2013

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Dad Faces Trial For Kidnapping Kids, Stealing Boat

A 43-year-old father is set to stand trial on charges that he kidnapped his two young children and took them away on a stolen yacht.

02/22/2013

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Explosion Aboard 30-Foot Boat In Alameda Marina Hospitalizes Boater

A boater was hospitalized in a Northern California burn center after an explosion aboard his 30-foot vessel at an Alameda marina dock.

02/08/2013

A rescuer carries a child pulled from the hull of an overturned boat in Tomales Bay, November 4, 2012. (CBS)

7 Rescued From Overturned Boat In Tomales Bay

Seven people were rescued from an overturned boat in Tomales Bay Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

11/04/2012

A group holding a bachelor party on San Francisco Bay had to be rescued after their boat started to sink near Pier 39 on October 12, 2012. (CBS)

SF Bay Bachelor Party Cut Short After Boat Starts Sinking

A group holding a bachelor party was forced to cut short their celebration on San Francisco Bay Friday night, after their boat started to sink.

10/13/2012

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Dad Delays Plea In Stolen Yacht Abduction Case

A Bay Area man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days has postponed entering a plea for the second time.

09/18/2012

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Dad Accused Of Taking Kids On Stolen Yacht Speaks Out

A man accused of kidnapping his two children from their South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days said Tuesday that he knew he had “gone crazy” but never endangered them.

09/12/2012

Christopher Joseph Maffei is accused of abducting his two children from his ex-girlfriend's South San Francisco home and taking them on a stolen yacht. (San Mateo County Sheriff.)

Bay Area Father Held In Stolen Yacht Abduction Appears In Court

Christopher Maffei is accused of forcibly taking his 3-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son from their grandmother while the children’s mother was in court seeking a restraining order against him.

09/10/2012

Christopher Maffei (left) is accused of abducting 3-year-old Brooklynn Maffei (center) and 2-year-old Devin Maffei and taking them on a yacht on September 5, 2012. (South San Francisco Police)

$200K Bail For NorCal Dad Who Allegedly Took Abducted Kids On Stolen Yacht

A Northern California man arrested after allegedly abducting his two children and trying to evade authorities by stealing a sailboat and sailing along the Northern California coast was being held on $200,000 bail.

09/08/2012

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