Sailing

"Lending Club 2" Speed Sailing Trimaran, Photo Credit - Lloyd Images (PRNewsFoto/Lending Club)

Speed Sailing Legends, Insanely Fast Trimaran ‘Lending Club 2’ Spotted In San Francisco Bay, Training For Transpac Record

Insanely fast barely begins to describe the concept of a massive 105-foot, three-hulled trimaran rising up out of the water and skimming the tops of waves at up to 46 miles per hour. Now imagine sailing it 2,225 miles from California to Hawaii in the Transpac race next month.

06/23/2015

Sailboat (credit: Thinkstock)

Traveling On A Sailboat: What To Bring

Handy tips on what to bring on a sailboat trip.

05/20/2015

Lending Club 2

San Francisco Entrepreneur Co-Skippers Attempt To Break Sail Speed Record

Two sailboat skippers, one from San Francisco, set sail from Newport, R.I. at about 1:30 a.m. Eastern time Sunday morning with the goal of breaking the world sailing speed record.

04/19/2015

17/08/2013 - San Francisco, CA - 34th America's Cup - Louis Vuittion Cup Finals Race Day 1: ETNZ vs Luna Rossa (Credit: © ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET)

Strongest Challengers For America’s Cup May Withdraw From 2017 Race After Teams’ Vote

A cost cutting move could may cause the America’s Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.

04/01/2015

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Two Coast Guard Rescues In 24 Hours: Is The Calif. To Hawaii Rowing Race Worth The Cost And Risk?

For the second time in a 24-hour period, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter swooped in to rescue rowers participating in the inaugural 2,400-mile Great Pacific Race from California to Hawaii.

06/23/2014

Oracle Team USA skipper James Spithill (C) kisses the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Is Out Of The Running To Host America’s Cup In 2017

Mayor Ed Lee received a letter late Tuesday night, informing him that San Francisco is not one of the three finalists to host the event in 2017.

06/11/2014

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Wave Of The Future: Robotic Sailboats Compete At California Maritime Academy

From around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.

06/10/2014

A boat sails during America's Cup Race in San Francisco Bay 2013 (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco’s Still An America’s Cup Contender

Even though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.

06/10/2014

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.

04/16/2014

Crew rescues Andrew Taylor during Clipper Round The World Race, traveling the China to San Francisco leg (Credit: www.clipperroundtheworld.com)

Sailor Rescued After 90 Minutes In The North Pacific Arrives In San Francisco

A sailor missing at sea for 90 minutes in the North Pacific returns to dry land Friday in San Francisco, after one of the most harrowing sea rescues to be caught on tape.

04/11/2014

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