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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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Special Thanks to Leo Nagtegaal for his continued support of Vega and her Missions of Mercy

A very special thanks to Leo Nagtegaal founder of Moduspec one of the Lloyds Register Group for his continued support of Vega and her yearly Missions of Mercy. Over the past few years Leo’s on going support has made possible … Continue reading

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Vega’s Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012

This is the URL link to Vega’s high rez Image portfolio for the delivery season 2012. All images are 300 dpi in Adobe RGB color balanced for offset printing. Continue reading

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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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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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The Historic Vessel Vega Humanitarian Awards

Each year on behalf of the people, organizations, and communities we assist the Historic Vessel Vega recognizes and awards outstanding groups, companies, and individuals who have saved, improved or enriched the lives of others or society as a whole, through personal self sacrifice, selfless service, or ‘hands on’ charitable work. Continue reading

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