Monthly Archives: March 2012

Her vacation was a mission of mercy aboard a 120-year-old historic vessel

For most of us vacation is a time for multi stared resorts, exotic beaches, dancing the night away and being pampered as we lounge about rubbing in the suntan lotion and downing well iced drinks. But for some like Singaporean Joanne Har last years vacation was a time for adventures at sea and unselfish service to humanity. Continue reading

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List of one off items needed by the communities we assist

This is a list of the one off items needed. They do not fit in any of the standard catagories so here they are. Here is the list of outstanding items that are one off or for specific community projects. … Continue reading

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Vega to be featured on Singapores top internet radio station

We just finished recording a long indepth interview with Singapores largest internet radio station In988 about Vega and her humanitarian work. The program will be a whole hour on Vega. My part is pre-recorded but Joanne Har, who has sailed … Continue reading

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Boat Asia 2012 – 20 years of Asias top boating and lifestyle event

This link will take you to a great little info page they just posted. Looks like the 2012 will be the biggest Boat Asia ever. If you will be in Singapore between the 12 – 15 April be sure to … Continue reading

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A history of the Historic Vessel Vega

The following is a short history of the Historic vessel Vega prepared to assist our friends in the media who need historical data about the vessel. Images to compliment this information are available in the pdf file under images at http://www.sailvega.com/Image_Folder. The pdf has full instructions for downloading the full size images. For more visit our website at http://www.sailvega.com Continue reading

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Humanitarian Vessel Vega holds 120 th birthday celebrations at Boat Asia Boat Show in Singapore

This year the Historic Humanitarian vessel Vega will be officially 120 years old. The event will be attended by the great grandson of Vega’s designer and builder Ole Nerhus and several other key events during the Boat Asia Boat Show – 12 – 15 April – at Marina at Keppel Bay in Singapore Continue reading

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Kits 4 Kids takes off big in Singapore

On the 15 & 16 March over 400 Students from the German International School of Singapore visited Vega to deliver the Kits 4 Kids bags they had gathered. This past week was an amazing time on board Vega. On the … Continue reading

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