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Vega’s Humanitarian Mission statement

We on Vega believe that the development of remote communities can be achieved by a socially conscious group of people who make a commitment to develop and support human potential. Our efforts and achievements over the years are a clear … 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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3.5 hour hike through jungle to deliver educational and medical supplies to isolated orphanage in East Timor

It was a 3.5 hour hike up a step mountain through dense jungle to deliver these supplies to an orphanage in East Timor.

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Vega preparing for the 2012 Boat Asia Boat Show

Once again Vega will be featured at the great Singapore Boat Asia Boat Show held, as always, at the fantastic Marina at Keppel Bay. This major Lifestyle display is Asia’s oldest and largest. A not to be missed event for … 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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Latest updates to Vega website now active

Have a look at our updated website and at the famous “Lists” of supplies we need for next years deliveries HERE

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