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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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Just a quick up date on where we are and what we are up to

We have been at sea for most of the past few weeks either delivering to some of the small island communities we assist or simply getting here. The monsoon turned against us just after we left Jakarta fully loaded so … 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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Vega wins an award for Humanitarian Assistance

This prestigious award presented by the Asia Pacific Laureate Foundation came as a complete surprise to us. We were not even aware we had been proposed for it. Meggi and I were given this award in recognition of  “Humanitarian Services … Continue reading

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A Painting of Vega From 1898

This Painting was done by Ola Nerhus son Jens, who was captain on board “VEGA” in 1898. Lars Nerhus still has not only Vega’s original half model but also this painting. He has been a fantastic help in tracking down … Continue reading

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An old picture of the Nerhus Boatyard in Olve

I just found this old picture of the Nerhus Boatyard in Olve, Hardanger, Norway where Vega was built. She was actually built in the shed you see here and slid down the same ways. The farm and boat yard now … Continue reading

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Countdown is on for the 21st Raja Muda Regatta

Only a few days left before the big start to one of the regions oldest and most respected international regattas. Vega has the honor of being this years press boat and already the cabins are filling fast as word gets … Continue reading

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