Yacht Crash

The sailing vessel Low Speed Chase after it crashed on the Farallon Islands. (San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris)

U.S. Sailing To Investigate Farallones Yacht Accident

The Coast Guard is asking sailing’s national governing body to investigate last month’s fatal yacht racing accident off the San Francisco coast.

05/01/2012

Alexis Busch as she appeared as a bat girl for the San Francisco Giants. (Busch family photo)

SF Giants Host Memorial For Former Bat Girl Killed In Yacht Race

Friends and family of one of the sailors lost in the capsizing of the sailboat Low Speed Chase are gathering for a memorial service hosted by the San Francisco Giants on Monday.

04/30/2012

Wreckage from the yacht Low Speed Chase was hoisted by helicopter from the Farallon Islands to Half Moon Bay on April 23, 2012. (CBS)

Crews Recover Yacht Wreckage From Deadly Farallones Crash

A 38-foot yacht that was involved in a deadly crash earlier this month was recovered from the Farallon Islands Monday.

04/23/2012

The sailing vessel Low Speed Chase after it crashed on the Farallon Islands. (San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris)

Farallones Race Tragedy Won’t Change America’s Cup Safety Plans

The deaths of five sailors in a race around the Farallon Islands over the weekend won’t change safety protocols for the America’s Cup when the regatta comes to San Francisco, organizers said.

04/17/2012

The sailing vessel Low Speed Chase after it crashed on the Farallon Islands. (San Francisco Chronicle/Polaris)

Search Suspended For Missing Sailors In Deadly Farallones Yacht Crash

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for four sailors missing after a yacht struck the rocks near the Farallon Islands on Saturday during a race, and will not be resuming the search Monday.

04/16/2012

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