Nov 05, 2011 09:11 SGT Historic Vessel VEGA Ola H. Nerhus, one of Norway's most famous boat builders. His boats became known as "Hardanger Jachts" a name synonymous with immensely strong, swift sailing, vessels. The best were built at the Nerhuson shipyard in Ølve, Hardanger, Norway. Image above is of Lars Nerhus holding an 1898 painting of Vega by Jens Nerhus. Background is Nerhuson shipyard. The shed on the right is where Vega was built.