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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.

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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

The Kaufman family, rescued at sea during around-the-world sailing voyage.

Moffett Field Para-Rescuers Who Saved Sick Toddler From Parent’s Boat An Elite Group

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.

04/09/2014

America's Cup - Final Race - C.Flanigan Photos

SF City Hall Plots Bid For Next America’s Cup, Hearings Focus On Previous Shortcomings

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.

03/05/2014

America's Cup - Final Race

Phil Matier: Has The Ship Sailed For The America’s Cup In San Francisco?

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.

02/07/2014

Jimmy Spithill

Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America’s Champ Oracle

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.

02/03/2014

America's Cup - Finals Races 5 & 6

Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away?

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.

01/30/2014

America's Cup - Final Race - C.Flanigan Photos

San Francisco Mayor Makes Pitch For America’s Cup To Return

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.

12/23/2013

Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist, was killed when his America's Cup catamaran overturned on San Francisco Bay on May 9, 2013. (CBS)

Medical Examiner Says America’s Cup Sailor Died From Blunt Trauma

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.

10/15/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker in action during the America's Cup. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Defeated New Zealand Skipper Says America’s Cup Team Could Fold

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.

10/02/2013

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