Medical supplies dropped off to yacht crew 300 miles off San Francisco

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, an Alameda-based National Security Cutter, is steaming toward a damaged yacht located approximately 270 miles west of San Francisco to help three crewmembers injured as a result of heavy seas. With the cutter’s long range rescue helicopter aboard, plans call for the aircrew to fly to the yacht, assess the crews’ injuries, and airlift any...