Coast Guard approves Spinnaker Cup Marine Event Permit

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has approved the Marine Event Permit for the Spinnaker Cup offshore sailing race scheduled to begin Friday, May 25. In the wake of the April 14, 2012 loss of five lives from the sailing vessel Low Speed Chase during the 2012 Full Crew Farallones Race, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco called for an offshore yacht racing safety stand down to provide the time necessary...