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AP File PhotoThe Overseas Reymar tanker

Ship pilot Guy Kleess who struck Bay Bridge could lose his license

The state agency that oversees the bar pilots who guide large ships…

AP File PhotoThe Overseas Reymar tanker
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRoss Ehlinger of Austin

Ross Ehlinger Identified as Alcatraz Triathlete Who Died During Race

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office this morning said it was 46-year-old…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRoss Ehlinger of Austin
Heather Jackson of Carlsbad had a hard time believing she came out on top. “I’m in shock right now

Javier Gomez, Heather Jackson capture Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon titles

On a windy Sunday when the air was nearly the same temperature…

Heather Jackson of Carlsbad had a hard time believing she came out on top. “I’m in shock right now
AP File PhotoCaltrans plans to begin repairing the fender that was damaged on the Bay Bridge when an empty oil tanker piloted by bar pilot Guy Kleess hit the section on Jan. 7.

Repairs to start on Bay Bridge after empty oil tanker hit

Caltrans said it plans to begin making repairs today to the Bay…

AP File PhotoCaltrans plans to begin repairing the fender that was damaged on the Bay Bridge when an empty oil tanker piloted by bar pilot Guy Kleess hit the section on Jan. 7.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoBig stir: Bay sand dredging

Environmental group sues state over San Francisco Bay sand mining report

An environmental group is suing the state over an environmental report that…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoBig stir: Bay sand dredging
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssessing damage: The Oracle Racing crew watches as the AC72 which capsized Tuesday is hoisted out of the water at Pier 80 on Wednesday.

Capsizing AC72 presents more danger than AC45 for Oracle Racing

As the hulls of his 72-foot catamaran dug into the waves on…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssessing damage: The Oracle Racing crew watches as the AC72 which capsized Tuesday is hoisted out of the water at Pier 80 on Wednesday.
Courtesy Tideline Marine Group

Water taxis ready to launch on San Francisco Bay

Water taxis could be offering rides along the San Francisco waterfront this…

Courtesy Tideline Marine Group
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerIn for a close-up: The Oracle crew skippered by Jimmy Spithill sails in front of a host of fans on shore.

Oracle in top form as it finally hits the water

Oracle Team USA dominated every phase of the America’s Cup World Series…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerIn for a close-up: The Oracle crew skippered by Jimmy Spithill sails in front of a host of fans on shore.
Beth Laberge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerCraig Vent and his son Brevin

America's Cup race draws small crowd on first day of SF Bay racing

Although thousands of tourists from around the globe were expected to attend…

Beth Laberge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerCraig Vent and his son Brevin
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerGlitch: Race officials had to reboot a digital text-messaging system

Officials’ technical difficulties put Team Korea in tough spot

The first controversy of the Bay Area’s introduction to the America’s Cup…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to the S.F. ExaminerGlitch: Race officials had to reboot a digital text-messaging system
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man whose kayak overturned in San Francisco Bay on Sunday afternoon. (Examiner file photo)The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man whose kayak overturned in San Francisco Bay on Sunday afternoon. (Examiner file photo)

Search suspended for missing kayaker in San Francisco Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard called off its search Monday morning for a…

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man whose kayak overturned in San Francisco Bay on Sunday afternoon. (Examiner file photo)The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man whose kayak overturned in San Francisco Bay on Sunday afternoon. (Examiner file photo)

Windsurfing doctor Juan Vargas thrives on freestyling on the Bay

After spending his day in labor and delivery, Dr. Juan Vargas prescribes…

Coast Guard rescues flooding fishing boat off San Francisco coast Wednesday

The Coast Guard came to the rescue of a fishing boat that…

Rescued windsurfer spent more than 10 hours in Bay waters

A search lasting more than 10 hours ended this morning after the…

Mayor Ed Lee on hand as America’s Cup catamaran tests water

The wing-sailed catamaran that will be featured in the America’s Cup sailing…

Larry Ellison in a fight about trees and view of San Francisco Bay

UPDATE: Larry Ellison released a statement Thursday denying that he is purchasing…

A great 'Opening Day on the Bay'

The official start of boating season on the Bay kicked off Sunday…

Recent Coast Guard rescues highlight start of aquatic season

The U.S. Coast Guard conducted seven aquatic rescues in the Bay Area…

Cosco Busan oil spill has changed response to spills

One year after BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill and 3½ years after…

Boat landing, launch sites linking up in Bay

A plan to preserve and link landing and launch sites around San…