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.
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.
The men who saved a sick toddler from her parent’s boat off the coast of Mexico are often compared to superman, ninjas, and even called real-life X-men.
San Francisco supervisors and city officials held a hearing to focus on lessons learned from the America’s Cup race held last summer in order to improve their bid for the 2017 competition.
The return of the America’s Cup to the San Francisco Bay appears to be experiencing some choppy waters with the organizers threatening to pull out and relocate to another city.
The chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.
Could San Francisco’s chance to host the next America’s Cup be sailing away? That’s what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.
In a strong sign that the America’s Cup could return to San Francisco in 2017, Mayor Ed Lee has proposed to organizers that the main venue and team bases be centralized on the Embarcadero and that the schedule be more consistent and condensed.
The America’s Cup sailor who perished in a capsizing during a practice run in May died of “blunt trauma with drowning,” according to a San Francisco medical examiner’s report on the case.
Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said “the vultures are already circling” the defeated America’s Cup challenger and that the team will likely fold unless action is taken to secure its future.