A man was rescued from the water after his boat sank near the Emeryville Marina in the San Francisco Bay Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.The 35-year-old man from Lafayette made a distress call that his fishing boat was rapidly taking on water at about 3 p.m., officials said.Responding crews found the man floating with a life vest near his sunken 32-foot boat, according to the Coast Guard. Read More
When you spend 60 hours straight in the water, pruned skin is just the beginning of it.
Your tongue swells, your body bloats, your core temperature is likely to be off-whack. And, of course, you’ll be exhausted.
But these symptoms have not deterred ultraswimmer Jamie Patrick from his quest to do something no one else has ever done: swim 240 miles in 60 hours straight. The trip is scheduled for August, but Patrick has already begun planning every detail. Read More