Farallon Islands

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

Coast Guard Halts Ocean Boat Races After Fatal Farallones Crash

The Coast Guard has temporarily stopped boat races in San Francisco Bay Area ocean waters following a deadly yacht crash.

04/27/2012

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

Rescued Sailor Offers Harrowing Story Of Deadly Farallones 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.

04/25/2012

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.

04/23/2012

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

SFPD Opens Investigation Into Deadly Farallones Yacht Crash

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.

04/18/2012

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.

04/17/2012

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

Search Suspended For Missing Sailors In Deadly Farallones Yacht Crash

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for four sailors missing after a yacht struck the rocks near the Farallon Islands on Saturday during a race, and will not be resuming the search Monday.

04/16/2012

Coast Guard Rescue

1 Dead, 4 Missing In San Francisco Bay Yacht Accident

The U.S. Coast Guard continued to search for four sailors missing after a sailboat ran aground near the Farallon Islands on Saturday afternoon.

04/15/2012

Yacht Accident Locator Map

1 Dead, 4 Missing In Yachting Accident Near Farallon Islands

One person is dead and four others still missing after a boat involved in a race around the Farallon Islands ran aground.

04/14/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Stranded Near Farallones

Thanks to properly functioning emergency equipment aboard a boat that lost power near the Farallon Islands Friday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two fishermen stranded on the distressed vessel.

11/18/2011

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