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Please have a look at this page from one of our supporters Kurnia for Hope

This small charity in Malaysia is very active and targets programs where their funding will have the greatest impact. Vega is proud to have been chosen as one of those projects. Have a look at their evaluation of our results … Continue reading

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A short history of the 120 year old historic Norwegian vessel Vega

The 120 year old Norwegian Hardanger jacht Vega was launched in 1892. She is still alive and sails an average of 7,000 miles every year delivering donated educational and medical supplies to some of Indonesia’s most isolated small island communities. Vega is officially classified as an Historic Vessel and has won awards for her humanitarian service. 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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The people behind Vega and her work

This short item provides background materials for the people behind Vega and her award winning humanitarian work. Continue reading

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Another link to Historic vessel Vega 2011 humanitarian delivery images.

Here is another link to the humanitarian vessel Vega images from their 2011 humanitarian delivery voyages. Continue reading

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