A man found dead at the base of a cliff at Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast Tuesday evening was identified Friday as 58-year-old Brian Christopher Abel of Sonoma.
The Coast Guard has temporarily stopped boat races in San Francisco Bay Area ocean waters following a deadly yacht crash.
One of the sailors who survived the crash of a racing yacht earlier this month on the Farallon Islands is talking publicly about what happened aboard the Low Speed Chase.
San Francisco Police investigators are now looking into this past weekend’s fatal sailboat accident at the Farallon Islands. However, that does not necessarily mean there’s suspicion that criminal or negligent activity lead to the accident.
A yacht that was crippled by a Pacific storm while racing in the ocean over the weekend passed safely beneath the Golden Gate Bridge early Tuesday morning, and all crewmembers have reached shore, a race spokeswoman said.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday morning transported two injured crewmembers from the “Geraldton Western Australia” yacht to Coast Guard Island in Alameda as the damaged ship trailed behind.
Around a half of a million people could crowd onto the San Francisco and Marin shores to watch the America’s Cup yacht race in the summer of 2013.
The trimaran that won America’s Cup last year has arrived in San Francisco.
The Bay Area family of a Seattle woman mourned her death and that of three others, including a Southern California couple, who died Tuesday at the hands of Somali pirates off the coast of East Africa.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is reiterating his commitment to the city’s hosting of the America’s Cup in 2013. A newly formed management structure will ensure the yachting race goes off without a hitch.