Coast Guard releases rescue video from yacht race accident
POSTED: Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 9:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — One sailor is dead, and four others are missing from an accident during a yacht race Saturday, April 14.
The Coast Guard released video of their operation that rescued three crew members.
The accident happened during a boat race around the Farallon Islands, 30 miles west of San Francisco. A large wave swept four people off the boat.
The 38-foot yacht ran aground as it turned around to rescue the four who went overboard.
One body was recovered. Four people are still missing.