Monthly Archives: November 2012

Trond Giske Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway visits H/V Vega in Jakarta

The Historic Vessel Vega was honored today by the visit of Mr. Mr. Trond Giske who is the Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway. Mr. Giske is on a mission to Indonesia and after hearing so much about Vega, … Continue reading

Posted in Banda Islands, Boat Asia boat show, classic sail boats, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, historic sailing, Humanitarian Assistance, Lars Nerhus, Midwives Kits, Nerhus Boatyard, Norway, Norwegian, Ole Nerhus, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Historic vessel Vega preparing 100 midwife kits for delivery

It takes a few days once we have all the elements on board to sort and prepare our midwife kits but it is well worth the effort. Each of these kits weighs about 20 kgs and is stocked with everything … Continue reading

Posted in Banda Islands, classic sail boats, East Timor, German Internnational School, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, historic sailing, Humanitarian Assistance, humanitarian awards, Kits 4 Kids, Lars Nerhus, Midwives Kits, Norwegian, Ole Nerhus, rural Midwives, SEA Yachting, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

3.5 hour hike through jungle to deliver educational and medical supplies to isolated orphanage in East Timor

It was a 3.5 hour hike up a step mountain through dense jungle to deliver these supplies to an orphanage in East Timor.

Posted in Asian Yachting, Banda Islands, Boat Asia boat show, classic sail boats, East Timor, German Internnational School, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, historic sailing, Humanitarian Assistance, humanitarian awards, Kits 4 Kids, Lars Nerhus, Midwives Kits, Norway, rural Midwives, SEA Yachting, Singapore, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Images from Vega’s 2012 Mission of Mercy in East Timor

Here are a few images from our 2012 mission of Mercy in east timor I will be posting more from the other places we assist later today.

Posted in Asian Yachting, Banda Islands, Boat Asia boat show, classic sail boats, East Timor, Football Association of Singapore, German Internnational School, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, historic sailing, Humanitarian Assistance, Kits 4 Kids, Midwives Kits, Norwegian, Ole Nerhus, rural Midwives, SEA Yachting, Singapore, Thailand sailing, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moduspec and Vega still saving lives together

Our special thanks to Moduspec for providing 100 neonatal resuscitators and 100 suction devices for this years midwife kits and the re-supply / upgrades for last years kits. These are important tools that were badly needed by the traditional midwives … Continue reading

Posted in Banda Islands, classic sail boats, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, Humanitarian Assistance, humanitarian awards, Kits 4 Kids, Midwives Kits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vega’s 2012 Mission of Mercy a big success

Here is a very short round up of highlights from this years deliveries of donated educational and medical supplies. We measure our success by the number of communities we assist and the quality of that assistance.  Working with remote communities … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Yachting, Banda Islands, Boat Asia boat show, classic sail boats, East Timor, German Internnational School, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, Humanitarian Assistance, humanitarian awards, Midwives Kits, rural Midwives, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Humanitarian Vessel Vega Mission Statement

Someone ask me what our mission statement is so I thought I would post it up here We on Vega believe that the development of remote communities can be achieved by a socially conscious group of people who make a … Continue reading

Posted in Banda Islands, Boat Asia boat show, classic sail boats, East Timor, H/V Vega, Historic Vessel Vega, Historical Ships, Humanitarian, Ketch, Raffles Marina, Restored Ships, Sailboats, Sailing Ships, Shane Granger, Ships, Singapore, Top Sail Ketch, Vega, historic sailing, Humanitarian Assistance, humanitarian awards, Kits 4 Kids, Midwives Kits, rural Midwives, SEA Yachting, Singapore, Vega newsletter, Volunteer sailing crew, wooden boats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment