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Rutherford Getting Ready to Sail Across Pacific for Pollution Research

First he sailed solo across the Atlantic and back. Then he became the first person to sail around the Americas, solo and nonstop. Now it’s not about the stunts, it’s about the science. Annapolis resident Matt Rutherford and partner Nicole … Continue reading

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Matt Rutherford & Ocean Research Project Announce Plans for 2014 Pacific Research Expedition

After successfully completing the Atlantic Sargasso Sea Gyre (Atlantic Garbage Patch) expedition last summer, Matt Rutherford and Ocean Research Project are at it again… Ocean Research Project is thrilled to announce our next expedition! Spring 2014 our team will set … Continue reading

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Rutherford Completes Record Breaking Voyage Around the Americas

Congratulations to Matt Rutherford on his history-making voyage! Matt Rutherford had just sailed the entire circumference of North and South America nonstop in an old, tiny sailboat. The 31-year-old had nearly capsized in the Arctic as he battled waves and … Continue reading

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Welcome Rutherford as He Finishes Solo the Americas Trip on April 21

Congratulations to Matt Rutherford on this amazing accomplishment that has surely inspired many. It would certainly be a great time to be a part of this celebration as he arrives back home. Adventurer Matt Rutherford will receive a hero’s welcome … Continue reading

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Rutherford Almost Around the Americas; Already Planning Next Adventure

Solo the Americas sailor Matt Rutherford announced on his blog last week that he is less than two weeks away from the finish line and that he is planning to make his first steps back onto soil in Annapolis, MD … Continue reading

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Rutherford Makes It Through NW Passage in Solo Around the Americas

Adventurer Matt Rutherford, who is attempting to non-stop solo circumnavigate the Americas, has made it through the Northwest Passage, although not without incident. Rutherford reports the following on his blog about his almost capsize in which his mast was in … Continue reading

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Sailor Attempts Solo Non-Stop Circumnavigation of the Americas

There’s another long-range solo adventurer out there on the water, this one taking on an unimaginably difficult task: circumnavigating the Americas nonstop in a 27-foot boat. Matt Rutherford intends to sail solo east to west through the Northwest Passage beginning … Continue reading

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