By: Matt Rutherford On: May 28, 2013 In: North Atlantic Sargasso Sea Gyre Comments: 4

In the world of sailing they say the hardest part of winning a race is getting to the starting line.  This is certainly no race but man it was hard to get off the dock and out to sea.  Nikki and I sailed down the Chesapeake Bay and dropped...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: May 24, 2013 In: North Atlantic Sargasso Sea Gyre Comments: 1

This month has been crazy, preparing for this expedition has been 10 times harder than my trip around the Americas. I guess that’s what happens when you buy a 42 foot steel boat with a rotten plywood couch roof, old wiring and a good engine with bad parts. It...

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By: Matt Rutherford On: May 20, 2013 In: News, North Atlantic Sargasso Sea Gyre Comments: 2

There are three objectives for this survey: Monitoring Marine Pollution To conduct a Sargasso Sea marine debris survey recognizing standardized methods to add to the global understanding of what the quantity of marine debris in surface waters within the gyre is and to stimulate awareness of the consequence of...

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