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A history of the Historic Vessel Vega

The following is a short history of the Historic vessel Vega prepared to assist our friends in the media who need historical data about the vessel. Images to compliment this information are available in the pdf file under images at http://www.sailvega.com/Image_Folder. The pdf has full instructions for downloading the full size images. For more visit our website at http://www.sailvega.com Continue reading

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Humanitarian Vessel Vega holds 120 th birthday celebrations at Boat Asia Boat Show in Singapore

This year the Historic Humanitarian vessel Vega will be officially 120 years old. The event will be attended by the great grandson of Vega’s designer and builder Ole Nerhus and several other key events during the Boat Asia Boat Show – 12 – 15 April – at Marina at Keppel Bay in Singapore 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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Lars Nerhus and a painting of Vega from 1898

This is a photo of Lars Nerhus Historian and great great grandson of Ola Nerhus, has VEGA’s original half model and states, “VEGA” was well known as a great ship. She was a (true) Nerhus Hardanger Jacht, with that typical … Continue reading

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