Matt's motivation for the trip is to show people, particularly those with disabilities, that there are no limits to what can be accomplished in life; and to raise money for Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), a nonprofit sailing program for people with disabilities, based in Annapolis, Md. Click here to learn more about CRAB.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Thanks to Donald Fletcher and icentv.com you can check out the video feed from Matt’s homecoming split up into easy to view videos on Matt’s YouTube Channel Press or other inquires, please contact Rachel Rutherford (330-907-6044).
Matt will be on Wake Up with Al on the Weather Channel at 6:40 EST and then again on Your Weather Today at 7:40am EST on the same channel.
An amazing homecoming event was held on Saturday under sunny skies with a perfect breeze to let Matt sail into Annapolis Harbor past a large crowd, fireboat, marching band, bagpiper and lots of media. The following photos were taken by … Continue reading
You can check out the video’s from Matt’s homecoming event on his YouTube Channel
Matt will be arriving at the Annapolis City Dock at around 12:00pm. The City Dock is here: City Dock Parking and Transit information can be found here: Downtown Garages and Parking Hope to see you all there tomorrow! But if … Continue reading
After my birthday fiasco power became a serious issue. The small solar panels I picked up in Recife had stopped giving juice and my wind generator was toast. I don’t know what it is about this boat but it’s like … Continue reading
C.R.A.B. seriously needs your help as we count down the minutes until Matt Rutherford steps ashore for the first time since….. when he took off on a journey few thought he could complete. The enormity of Matt’s accomplishment, being the … Continue reading
You’ve followed Matt throughout his journey to set the record for circumnavigating the Americas nonstop and solo – now be part of the welcome home event in Annapolis, Md. and witness history being made. We will be streaming real time … Continue reading
Matt Rutherford is the first person to solo, nonstop circumnavigate both North America & South America! He sailed over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel at 10:48 EST this morning, crossing his original track and completing his challenge! Matt’s plan is … Continue reading