The pandemic has us locked down, but so many small communities depend on us, we are doing everything possible to ensure when this is over both we and Vega are ready to begin delivering educational and medical supplies again. To keep you up to date with the latest developments here is our latest newsletter. We cherish your comments, often gleaning new exciting ideas from them and as always, feel free to share. Sharing spreads the word and makes it possible for us to help others.
When COVID-19 struck, Pulau Medang turned to the Historic Vessel Vega for help. Together with our FaceBook friends, we organized cash donations for personal protective equipment, infrared thermometers and other important materials. Thanks to a concerted community effort COVID-19 has not made it to the island. This film was produced by Pak Fadli on Pulau Medang.
Selling our hardcover books is one of the ways we support Vega’s yearly mission. But not in 2020, read what happend.
Come feel the wind, smell the riggers tar and taste the salt. These rollicking real life escapades are guaranteed to enthrall seasoned sailors, dreamers, and armchair adventurers of all ages. Treat yourself right now to a really good read. Download the first three chapters of The Vega Adventures, Windsong or Sahara Adventure for free.
The past months have been so chaotic I do not know where to begin. Covid 19 turned the world upside down and inside out in a matter of weeks.
As to Vega herself, the frames are now finished on the port side and new planks are slowly going in place.
Restoring Vega after she was severely damaged by PSS shipyard while hauling out for her yearly maintenance.
Phuket News, by Amy Bryant, Saturday 16 March 2019
Latitude 38 – The April 2019 issue of the West’s premier sailing and marine magazine. By Tom Van Dyke