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Enjoy this first chapter from The Vega Adventures for free

Here is your chance to enjoy the action packed first chapter of The Vega Adventures as a bonus for all our blog and Facebook friends. Read on. The action has just begun.   Chapter 1 – The Mother of All … Continue reading

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Historic Vessel Vega under sail

Hope you enjoy these images of the Historic vessel Vega under sail. The pictures are from our 2015 delivery voyage when we delivered over 20 tons of educational and medical supplies to remote islands in Eastern Indonesia. If you would … 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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Humanitarian vessel Vega deliveries Educational materials to Medang Island

Every year we deliver educational materials to the school on Medang Island just off of Sumbawa Island in Indonesia. This tiny island is pretty remote and the schools were suffering from a lack of every kind of supplies until Vega … Continue reading

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Round up of Humanitarian vessel Vega’s 2012 deliveries

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

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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

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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

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