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Tag: yacht racers

April 27, 2012 | 11:05 am

Coast Guard Cancels 2 Races in Wake of Accident, Racing Community Unhappy; Raw Video: Crashed Yacht Towed by Helicopter

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Reuters, AP and the Chronicle are reporting that the Coast Guard has put a halt to two upcoming boat races, pending a safety review stemming from the Apr 14 accident off the Farallon Islands in which one crew member was killed and the other four are missing and presumed dead. The two races affected are […]

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April 16, 2012 | 8:23 am

Coast Guard Ends Search For Missing Yacht Racers

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday night for four yacht crew members who went missing off the Northern California coast after a weekend racing accident and has no plans to resume it, officials said. Petty Officer Caleb Critchfield said the search was reluctantly halted at sundown Sunday after aircraft and boats […]

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