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.
Traveling On A Sailboat: What To BringHandy tips on what to bring on a sailboat trip.
San Francisco Entrepreneur Co-Skippers Attempt To Break Sail Speed RecordTwo 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.
Strongest Challengers For America’s Cup May Withdraw From 2017 Race After Teams' VoteA cost cutting move could may cause the America's Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.
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.
San Francisco Is Out Of The Running To Host America’s Cup In 2017Mayor 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.
Wave Of The Future: Robotic Sailboats Compete At California Maritime AcademyFrom around the world, five elite engineering teams have gathered at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo, where they are racing robotic sailboats.
Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco's Still An America’s Cup ContenderEven 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.
Sailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident IdentifiedOne 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.
Sailor Rescued After 90 Minutes In The North Pacific Arrives In San FranciscoA 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.
Moffett Field Para-Rescuers Who Saved Sick Toddler From Parent's Boat An Elite GroupThe 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.
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.