Boaters are being warned that humpback and blue whales are starting to appear in the waters outside San Francisco and have been sighted in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.
The Coast Guard is asking sailing’s national governing body to investigate last month’s fatal yacht racing accident off the San Francisco coast.
Friends and family of one of the sailors lost in the capsizing of the sailboat Low Speed Chase are gathering for a memorial service hosted by the San Francisco Giants on Monday.
Vice Commodore Tad Lacey said the temporary ban is appropriate in light of the deadly April 14 accident near the Farallon Islands.
A man found dead at the base of a cliff at Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast Tuesday evening was identified Friday as 58-year-old Brian Christopher Abel of Sonoma.
The Coast Guard has temporarily stopped boat races in San Francisco Bay Area ocean waters following a deadly yacht crash.
One of the sailors who survived the crash of a racing yacht earlier this month on the Farallon Islands is talking publicly about what happened aboard the Low Speed Chase.
A 38-foot yacht that was involved in a deadly crash earlier this month was recovered from the Farallon Islands Monday.
San Francisco Police investigators are now looking into this past weekend’s fatal sailboat accident at the Farallon Islands. However, that does not necessarily mean there’s suspicion that criminal or negligent activity lead to the accident.
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.