Pebble Beach man swept overboard, dies while racing sailboat in the Monterey Bay – KSBW Monterey


Pebble Beach man swept overboard, dies while racing sailboat in the Monterey Bay

Pebble Beach man swept overboard, dies while racing sailboat, transported to CHOMP

Thursday 11:40am update: Rick Srigley of Pebble Beach is the sailor swept overboard and killed in a Wednesday evening race on the Monterey Bay. The Monterey Yacht Club issued the following statement :”Tonight, during the Wednesday evening race, on his Moore 24, Morpheus, Rick Srigley and crew encountered heavy weather. Rick was washed overboard off the transom. His crew attempted to recover him while calling the Coast Guard. They brought him to the boat, but were unable to get him out, at which time the Coast Guard took charge, and took Rick by ambulance to the hospital.We are so very sorry to tell you that Rick Srigley has passed away.”The Coast Guard, California State Parks and the Monterey Fire Department were all responding agencies.

Thursday 11:40am update: Rick Srigley of Pebble Beach is the sailor swept overboard and killed in a Wednesday evening race on the Monterey Bay. The Monterey Yacht Club issued the following statement :

“Tonight, during the Wednesday evening race, on his Moore 24, Morpheus, Rick Srigley and crew encountered heavy weather. Rick was washed overboard off the transom. His crew attempted to recover him while calling the Coast Guard. They brought him to the boat, but were unable to get him out, at which time the Coast Guard took charge, and took Rick by ambulance to the hospital.

We are so very sorry to tell you that Rick Srigley has passed away.”

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Rick Srigley of Pebble Beach died in a sailboat racing accident Wednesday evening

The Coast Guard, California State Parks and the Monterey Fire Department were all responding agencies.

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