Boating

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Team boats are seen at the start of the fleet racing portion of the America's Cup World Series, in the bay of Naples, Italy. (Photo: Gilles Martin-Raget, Handout)

America’s Cup Teams Debate Safety Regulations

The U.S. Coast Guard has yet to issue permits for the America’s Cup races to begin on San Francisco Bay.

06/20/2013

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6 Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks In Pillar Point Harbor

Six adults were rescued from a sinking fishing boat in Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay Thursday morning, the San Mateo County Harbor District harbormaster said.

06/13/2013

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Divers’ Attack On Clams May Slow Lake Tahoe Boats

Boaters may experience some delays entering Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe during the next six weeks while divers deploy an underwater attack on an invasive species blamed for reducing the lake’s famous clarity.

10/14/2012

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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.

06/26/2012

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Swimmers Ask ‘Where’s The Beach?’ As Tahoe Water Level Near Record High

The water level in Lake Tahoe is the highest it’s been in years. While this summer had many folks at Lake Tahoe searching for a dry beach to lay down a towel, this is great news for downstream water users in the coming year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/24/2011

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Newark Man Killed In SoCal Boating Crash

A Newark man died Saturday in a boating accident on Pyramid Lake, north of Castaic in southern California, according to the Los Angeles County coroner.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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San Francisco Moves To Evict Stow Lake Boathouse Operator

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is taking legal action Wednesday to evict the operator of the Stow Lake boathouse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Win Passes To The Fall Power And Sailboat Expo

Dangerous Boating Season Predicted On The Delta

The boating season on the Delta could be more of a challenge than in years past because officials say water levels are higher, colder and perhaps more treacherous.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

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State To Combat Invasive Weed Choking Contra Costa Delta

Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/16/2011

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