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122 year old humanitarian sailing vessel needs your help

Every year 50,000 people depend on the 122 year old Humanitarian vessel Vega as their sole provider of educational and medical supplies. Now, without a new mast, that help is in danger. Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega – the great mast drama

6 days ago we discovered what looked like a small rot spot in our aft mast. What it turned into is a nightmare. Vega’s entire 2014 Mission of Mercy is now at risk unless we can find a way to replace this mast. Continue reading

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Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega sails 15,000 kilometers to aid remote island communitiess

Every year for the past 10 years the 122 year old Scandinavian built Humanitarian vessel Vega has sailed over 15,000 kilometers gathering and delivering over 20 tons of new educational and medical supplies to some of the world’s most remote island communities. Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega starts 2014 delivery collections

2014 is starting out to be a record year for our up coming deliveries. After spending the holidays in Singapore visiting with our friends and supporters Vega sailed for Malaysia. Our first stop is Penang island where we will spend … Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega deliveries Educational materials to Medang Island

Every year we deliver educational materials to the school on Medang Island just off of Sumbawa Island in Indonesia. This tiny island is pretty remote and the schools were suffering from a lack of every kind of supplies until Vega … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Vessel Vega delivers educational and Medical supplies to the island of Medang

Every year for the past 5 years we have been assisting the small island of Medang with educational and medical supplies. Medang is only one of the several remote islands we assist every year. If you would like to see … Continue reading

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Special Thanks to Leo Nagtegaal for his continued support of Vega and her Missions of Mercy

A very special thanks to Leo Nagtegaal founder of Moduspec one of the Lloyds Register Group for his continued support of Vega and her yearly Missions of Mercy. Over the past few years Leo’s on going support has made possible … Continue reading

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