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Good Samaritan Rescues 3 From Capsized Boat In Bodega Bay

A Good Samaritan helped rescue three people Sunday morning aboard a capsized recreational boat, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.


Folsom Lake, Folsom Point Boat Ramp, January 4th, 2014. Lake is at its lowest levels since dam construction, more than 119 feet  or 81% below capacity.  (Credit: Brandon Mercer / CBS SF)

Missing Folsom Lake Boaters Presumed Dead As Recovery Search Continues

Search crews are scouring a lake east of Sacramento for four men who are presumed dead after their speedboat capsized.


One person was killed in a sailing accident off the Peninsula Wednesday night. (CBS)

Sailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident Identified

One person was killed and one injured Wednesday evening when a sailboat taking part in a race near Redwood City collided with a channel marker buoy, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.


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8 Rescued After Jumping Off Burning Boat Near Tiburon

Five adults and three children were rescued after jumping from a burning boat near Tiburon Saturday afternoon.



Contra Costa’s Boating Season Off To Rocky Start

With the Fourth of July approaching, marine patrol officers in Contra Costa are warning boaters to be extra careful on the Delta.


Acemoore Pittman and Johnnie Johnson drowned when their boat capsized along the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta on June 16, 2012. (CBS)

2 Bay Area Men Killed In Delta Boating Accident

A Bay Area family is mourning the deaths of two cousins who drowned when their boat capsized in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta west of Stockton.


Wreckage from the yacht Low Speed Chase was hoisted by helicopter from the Farallon Islands to Half Moon Bay on April 23, 2012. (CBS)

Crews Recover Yacht Wreckage From Deadly Farallones Crash

A 38-foot yacht that was involved in a deadly crash earlier this month was recovered from the Farallon Islands Monday.


The sailing vessel Low Speed Chase after it crashed on the Farallon Islands. (San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris)

Farallones Race Tragedy Won’t Change America’s Cup Safety Plans

The deaths of five sailors in a race around the Farallon Islands over the weekend won’t change safety protocols for the America’s Cup when the regatta comes to San Francisco, organizers said.


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Search Ends For Missing Ocean Beach Boater

A mariner who abandoned his sinking boat off the San Francisco coast Saturday is presumed dead.

CBS San Francisco–04/10/2011

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Richmond Man Killed When Boat Crashes Into Rocks

A man who was pulled from the water near the Richmond shoreline Tuesday morning after the boat he was on crashed into some rocks appears to have drowned, a Contra Costa County deputy coroner said.

CBS San Francisco–09/14/2010