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Congratulations to Matt Rutherford – Ocean Cruising Club Jester Medal Winner

Congratulations to Matt Rutherford who was recently awarded the Ocean Cruising Club’s Jester Medal, for an outstanding contribution to the art of single-handed sailing. In April of last year, Matt completed a record breaking 309 day, more than 27,000 mile, … Continue reading

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Matt Rutherford Completing Circumnavigation of the Americas Within Hours

Matt Rutherford, sailing St. Brendan, a 27′ Albin Vega, is within hours of sailing into the Chesapeake Bay, finishing his solo circumnavigation of the Americas!  Matt is planning to on setting foot on-shore for the first time in 25,000 miles-at-sea, at noon, Saturday, April 21 at … Continue reading

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Matt Rutherford – Resupplied off Recife, Sailing North

We recently posted about Matt Rutherford needing to be resupplied to continue his attempt to sail single-handed entirely around the Americas in the St. Brendan, a 27′ Albin Vega.  Last week, Matt rendezvoused with a small boat, two miles off the coast of … Continue reading

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