Coast Guard rescues solo Great Pacific Race rower off Morro Bay

Coast Guard rescues solo Great Pacific Race rower off Morro Bay
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a solo rower, who was participating in the Great Pacific Race from Monterey, Calif., to Honolulu. The rower contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning after capsizing multiple times due to unexpectedly rough seas and high winds. Due to the proximity of the rowboat, approximately 52 miles west of Morro Bay, Calif., Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues four Great Pacific Race rowers off California coast

Coast Guard rescues four Great Pacific Race rowers off California coast
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued four rowers Saturday, who were participating in the Great Pacific Race from Monterey, Calif., to Honolulu, when their rowboat began taking on water Friday evening. At 9 p.m., the Coast Guard command center in Alameda received a call from the Marine Rescue Coordination Center in Falmouth, England about a 24-foot rowboat that was taking on water. MRCC...