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Ocean races halted after fatal crash

Updated: April 27, 2012, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sailboat racers were grumbling Friday after the Coast Guard temporarily stopped races in ocean waters outside San Francisco Bay following a deadly yachting accident.

"We're all saddened by what happened," said Chris Larose, a San Francisco sailor who was to participate in an offshore race Saturday that is now prohibited. "But to cancel the race is overreaction. Tragic accidents occur in all kinds of competitions. We don't stop fishing boats from going out when one of them ...

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