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Potomac

Port Of Oakland Offers Free Tours Of FDR’s Presidential Yacht, The USS Potomac

Port of Oakland officials announced they’re offering free tours this summer on President Franklin Roosevelt’s yacht, the USS Potomac.

05/30/2015

Boat Grounded on Ocean Beach

Beer Can-Littered Boat Abandoned On Ocean Beach Matches Description Of Vessel Stolen From SF Yacht Club

A boat found grounded on Ocean Beach Friday afternoon and abandoned might have been stolen from a San Francisco yacht club, according to a U.S. Coast Guard official.

05/23/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Dubbed ‘Call Girl Killer’ Gets 6 Years In Jail For Google Exec’s Death

The woman accused of injecting Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and leaving him to die, was sentenced to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

05/19/2015

Lending Club 2

San Francisco Entrepreneur Co-Skippers Attempt To Break Sail Speed Record

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.

04/19/2015

The boat involved in a rescue near Angel Island. (CBS)

Good Samaritan Rescues 6 from Burning Yacht In San Francisco Bay Near Angel Island

A good Samaritan helped rescue at least six people from a yacht that caught on fire in San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.

03/09/2015

Bay Area Mugshots

Drunk Sausalito Yacht Thief Failed To Pay $1.38 Million Restitution Fee

A 62-year-old Wyoming man who stole a $2 million yacht from Sausalito, got drunk and ran it aground on a Pacifica beach in 2013 was back in court Friday for probation violations

02/25/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Call Girls, Money & Power In Silicon Valley: Tech Exec Shares His Story

After a Google executive’s death from a heroin overdose aboard a yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor was linked to a high-priced prostitute, many were left wondering how a high-powered executive got mixed up in a world of call girls and deadly drugs.

07/16/2014

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.

04/16/2014

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

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