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Coming soon, The Windsong Adventures

Who would have thought discovering an abandoned hull while strolling down a deserted beach in West Africa would lead a heartbroken young lad into one of the best devil may care sea adventures ever. With only $2.38 in his pocket … Continue reading

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About the Author of The Vega Adventures

Shane Granger (1948- his luck runs out) has been in love with the sea since he was seven years old. Having worked as a radio DJ, advertising photographer, boat builder, director of museum ship restoration, and bush pilot, he has … Continue reading

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Another glowing review for “The Vega Adventures”

The Vega Adventures is a rousing rascallian recount of the incredible journeys of Captain Shane Granger and Meggi on board their fine conveyance, The Vega, a 120+ year old Norwegian sailing vessel. In 2004, Captain Shane and Meggi navigated The … Continue reading

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Read “The Vega Adventures” A rip roaring sea tale and its all true

AT last the 300 page popular book about Vega and her amazing adventures is available from Amazon books at the following link http://www.amazon.com/Vega-Adventures-Shane-Granger/dp/6028397466 Early in 1892, one of Norway’s finest boat builders launched a sailing legend. Over a century later … Continue reading

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122 year old humanitarian sailing vessel needs your help

Every year 50,000 people depend on the 122 year old Humanitarian vessel Vega as their sole provider of educational and medical supplies. Now, without a new mast, that help is in danger. Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega – the great mast drama

6 days ago we discovered what looked like a small rot spot in our aft mast. What it turned into is a nightmare. Vega’s entire 2014 Mission of Mercy is now at risk unless we can find a way to replace this mast. Continue reading

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Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega sails 15,000 kilometers to aid remote island communitiess

Every year for the past 10 years the 122 year old Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega has sailed over 15,000 kilometers gathering and delivering over 20 tons of new educational and medical supplies to some of the world’s most remote island communities. Continue reading

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