187: Matt Rutherford Charts Greenland

17 Apr

#187. Matt Rutherford is a longtime friend of the podcast and founder of the Ocean Research Project. Matt became famous, of course, for his legendary Solo the America’s voyage, during which he sailed a 27’ Albin Vega around both American continents. In our latest chat, recorded in Sweden back in January, Matt recalls the summer of 2016 in Greenland, where he & his partner Nicole piloted their research schooner Ault into the uncharted waters of the far north, nearly coming to grief in a wild Arctic storm and subsequently being rescued by the Danish Navy. Matt is one of the best storytellers we’ve had on the show, so I just let him go to town again in this one, and he doesn’t disappoint. Follow Matt’s ongoing adventures at oceanresearchproject.org.

Isbjorn's Atlantis-series mechanical ship's bell clock.

 

Isbjorn’s Atlantis-series mechanical ship’s bell clock.


Ocean Research Project

Click the link above to see stories and videos from Matt’s recent summer in Greenland.

This article was syndicated from On the Wind Sailing Podcast - 59 North Sailing

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