One sailor dead in California race
SAN DIEGO — A rescue mission aimed to save a racing crew on a sailboat didn't end as the Coast Guard hoped.
The Coast Guard launched a rescue effort by air when six sailors disappeared off the California coast.
The boat called the "Uncontrollable Urge" lost control.
Crew members were stranded on an island after sending out a mayday call.
One crew member died before they were rescued by air.
The "Uncontrollable Urge" was one of 40 vessels in the race making their way along a 139 nautical mile course from Long Beach to San Diego.