Monthly Archives: January 2011

Asian Geo Magazine article about Vega & her work

This months (Feb) Asian Geographic Magazine, published by the Asian Geographic Society, has a very good article about Vega and our humanitarian work. Being recognized by this prestigious magazine for our humanitarian contributions is a milestone for us. Thanks Asian … Continue reading

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Vega to be a feature boat in this years Boat Asia

Well it is now official this year between the 12- 15 May, Singapore’s Boat Asia returns for its 19th edition and Vega has been invited to be one of the featured attractions. If this year is anything like last years … Continue reading

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How to have fewer headaches from your outboard motor

You know how outboards loose power when stored for a long time? Well here is why and how to prevent it. When you take the motor off and store it without proper preparation there is fuel and oil in the … Continue reading

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Vega to be the official press boat for the 2011 (PHANG NGA) BAY REGATTA

Bay regatta is the best regatta in the whole of South East Asia. Vega will be back for the second year running as the official press boat. Why not sign up and join us? Well the count down is on … Continue reading

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A great article about Vega “The Boat” Have a look

This is a very good article done about Vega as a boat. Most writers concentrate on our work and how the boat fits into that. This one is just about the boat and I found it rather interesting to see … Continue reading

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A Great Photo on board Vega By John Heng

I really like this photo done by one of Singapore’s most creative young photographers John Heng. Check out his work on Face book and other places on the web. We knew John back in the days when he was still … Continue reading

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A picture of where H/ V Vega was built in 1891 – 92

Here is a picture of theĀ  boat yard and sheds where Vega was built at Olve, Hardanger, in Norway. The bigger shed on the right is where she started life in the winter of 1891-92. The boat yard is still … Continue reading

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