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Oz Goose simple sailing dinghy hull construction drawing model in CAD - opengoose.com

Useful drawings for builders – CAD model of Oz Goose

A set of wonderful Oz Goose construction images in CAD by Benjamin Shaw show just how easy it is to build. They will be hugely useful to help builders understand the relationship of the different parts during building
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bamboo for boat masts and spars ... Oz Goose sailing dinghy

Bamboo for sailing dinghy spars – Oz Goose sailing dinghy

Is bamboo a good choice for small boat spars? As a professional designer I can’t specify bamboo because of a huge variation in density, wall thickness and diameter. However I can recommend some guidelines for bamboo for the Oz Goose to help with experiments.
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boatbuilding class 2016 Cebu - 9 boats hit the water in two days - Oz Goose sailboat
Aluminium spars on PDRacer that won world titles - opengoose.om

Substituting aluminium spars on the Oz Goose sail boat

The plans for the various Goose versions show timber spars. Some have contacted me asking about using aluminium tubing. I do like the timber spars because they look nice.  But you can save a bit of weight on the yard by using an alloy tube. Brad Hickman did all the work on this and with […]
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building 10 Goose sailboats in the Philippines - OzGoose
Mike Coleman's expedition Goose - opengoose.com

And, The Adventure Begins!

My name is Mike Coleman. I am 37 years old. And, I live in Greenville, South Carolina. Always being one to seek out the next adventure, I found boat building and sailing a few months back I am building a Goose to sail in several events over the next two years.
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