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Special appeal to Norwegian journalists concerning the 120-year-old Humanitarian vessel Vega

Although well known around the world Vega is little known in Norway where once she was famous. That she should be unknown in the country of her birth is a shame. As a journalist you have the power to change this by informing your readers about Vega, her history, and her current humanitarian work. We are ready to do all we can to help you with high quality images and interviews. Please, read on… Continue reading

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About Vega’s builder Ola H. Nerhus

Ola H. Nerhus, one of Norway’s most famous boat builders, built ships from 1863 to 1906. His boats became known as “Hardanger Jachts” a name synonymous with immensely strong, swift sailing, vessels. The best of these were built at the Nerhuson shipyard in Ølve, Hardanger, Norway. Continue reading

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Q&A with Shane Granger, master of the Historic Vessel Vega

These are a few of the most common questions I am ask about Vega and her work. They will be very helpful to those writing articles about our humanitarian work and the boat in general. Please feel free to quote from them. Continue reading

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