Boat Radio – Ocean Research Project – Rap's downfall, the Canary Islands and the Pearson 323

Aug 25, 2017, 04:01 AM

Matt Rutherford waxes lyrical about the Canary Islands and offers his opinion on the Pearson 323, encapsulated keels and the Universal Atomic 4 engine – known as ‘the bomb’. Plus, hear how he rode out Hurricane Katrina, refusing to leave his new boat, and learn how to avoid nautical insurance scammers. Oh, and he has a new theme song. Well, an old theme song, revived. And, in case you wonder, after listening to this episode, the Canary Islands are 540 nautical miles from Morocco. To learn more about Matt’s work for NASA and The Smithsonian, visit