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.
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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.
A cost cutting move could may cause the America’s Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.
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.
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.
From around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.
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.
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.