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Enjoy this first chapter from The Vega Adventures for free

Here is your chance to enjoy the action packed first chapter of The Vega Adventures as a bonus for all our blog and Facebook friends. Read on. The action has just begun.   Chapter 1 – The Mother of All … Continue reading

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Cooking gas explosion filmed on board yacht

I usually have more than enough to do trying to keep up with all that happens on board Vega. But, in this case I feel so strongly about the subject that I would like to share this excellent video with … Continue reading

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July newsletter now available

Hi the July newsletter is now us and ready. Loads of adventure and small isolated islands where we were delivering educational and medical supplies. Link is http://www.sailvega.com/newsletters/july2011/july2011.html Hope you enjoy it.

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Great news for the Banda Islands High School

It is a little late to make a difference for this year , but next year the Banda Islands High School will be receiving some serious assistance from one of South East Asia’s most exclusive and prestigious private educational academies. … Continue reading

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Back in the water again after a short visit to the boat yard

Vega works pretty hard every year and we try our best to keep her in top condition so you can imagine how happy we were when in the Klang river whole trees were banging against our hull in the 5-6 … Continue reading

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Be sure not to miss the 2011 Royal Langkawi International Regatta

Royal Langkawi International Regatta runs between the 11th and 15 of January 2011. This is one of the regions most scenic regattas where the racing is exciting and the courses unforgettable. The Historic Vessel Vega will be there for sure … Continue reading

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Beware of the famous Star to Steer bye

Steering by the stars at night is one of a sailors oldest tricks. You pick an easily identified star more or less directly in front of the boat and head for it. You align it with a stay, shroud, or … Continue reading

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