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On board Historic vessel Vega from Singapore to Jakarta

Last year our friend Kuet sailed with us from Singapore to Jakarta. Along the way he documented life on board Vega at sea. I think you will enjoy this rare peek into our lives on the bounding main. Watch Vega’s … Continue reading

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Historic vessel Vega under full sail in the Bali sea

Here you have Vega in all her glory with almost every sail we own out and drawing. Our good friend Fadily followed us on his uncles small fishing boat to make this video then edited it on his laptop. Hats … 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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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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