On day 46 of their maiden voyage in the Atlantic Ocean, Matt Rutherford and Nicole Trenholm finished their scientific mission aboard the 42-foot R/V Ault. Then they turned for home.
After a trip around the world, a young sailor docks his boat.
Matt Rutherford left Annapolis 10 months ago with a dream and little else. The 31-year-old wanted to raise money for a local charity by sailing solo around the Americas.
One Maryland man is making the journey of a lifetime, sailing 25,000 miles around the Americas by himself.
For three months, Matt Rutherford’s home has been a sailboat so tiny he has to crawl around the cabin. He’d hit his head if he tried to stand up.