|Vessel Name:||Historic Vessel Vega|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Built at Olve Hardanger Norway winter of 1893-94|
|About:||Most of Vega's crew are volunteers who join us for a month or so to help us deliver medical and educational supplies to isolated island communities in East Asia.|
Early in 1892, one of Norway's finest boat builders launched a sailing legend.
In rural East Timor where health services are few and far between it is often the local midwife who not only brings babies into the world but also assists with child & woman's health - doing stand in duty as the community health worker. These are usually unpaid dedicated people whose main concern is [...]
Merry Christmas and all that. We just posted the latest updates to our website with lots of new pictures and information that people were always asking for. Hope you like it and would love to have your comments. www.sailvega.com
Thanks to Jotun Paints (Singapore) we were able to provide many of Banda Besar's elementary school children with exercise books, and other supplies they need, but many cannot afford.
Well at last we have the September - October newsletter out. We do not get so far behind from being lazy but due to the complete lack of network connections on the isolated islands we deliver our medical and educational supplies to. This time of year is when we get a chance to catch up.