The rest of the competitors in the 51st Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu have finished, but one boat was not so lucky.
Whatever was floating in 'JollyDogs' path that evening left a large hole in the vessel's starboard bow.
US Coast Guard boating safety statistics for 2020 show a nationwide increase in accidents, fatalities, and property damage from 2019.
In May, NOAA reported that forecasters predicted a 60% chance of an above-normal season Atlantic hurricane season.
On July 4 it appeared that S/V Aequus was a lost ship. But later that week she was recovered by a crew from TowBoatUs Ventura & Channel Islands.
July 4th will be a day to remember for the owners and crew of S/V 'Aequus', which washed ashore at Pt Dume near Malibu, California.
The US Coast Guard has issued a broadcast regarding an abandoned sailboat drifting approximately 100nm west of Crescent City, CA.
On Saturday, June 6, the US Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at 9:42 p.m. "from a kayaker who was making a solo voyage from Sausalito to Honolulu."
We received photos from two different people of what we believe to be the same boat, which had been beached and then sank, off Crown Beach, Alameda.
DBW Acting Deputy Director Ramona Fernandez says, “The best lifejacket is the one you’re wearing.”
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