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Low cost racing sailboat. Ten boats cost the same as importing one Laser Radial ... Oz Goose sailboat

Round the Volcano Regatta and Oz Goose Training

Two consecutive weekends of sailing saw a big jump in the boat handling of the Philippines Oz Goose fleet. A huge amount of help from the Taal Lake Yacht Club. We were also joined by members of the National Paralympic Sailing Team.
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class sailbooat for developing nations or how to build a cheap racing dinghy fleet - OZ Goose sailboat.

Close sailboat racing for peanuts in Developing Nations – Philippines

A very easy to build boat from local materials might be a solution for sailing clubs in the developing nations as well as the advanced economies. The Philippines has a track record of building 10 Oz geese for the equivalent cost of importing one Laser Radial. 10 to 20 participants for the price of 1.
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Fastest Goose on the lake - really simple sails - reallysimplesails.com
downhaul tension for light and moderate winds on lug rig - oz goose sailboat

Rigging details for the Oz Goose sailboat – and other lug rigged sailboats

What we have learned by sailing and racing the sixteen (now 27 as of last weekend) Oz Geese in the Philippines. Some money saving simplifications and some tweaks that will give a lot more performance to most lug rigged (and other boats). There is nothing unusual in these methods, just a translation of regular racing practice in more conventional boats. Don’t scoff – you can say “I’m a cruiser” – but there are times when everyone wants or needs to get upwind 10 or 20 percent faster.
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Oz Goose sailboat everything from a trainer to high wind solo thrills

Why the Goose makes sense for beginning sailors through to intermediate. And how it is fun for experienced sailors too. 12.9 knots measured top speed and plenty of time above 10, yet a docile boat that moves well with a family or instructor plus two students aboard.
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Oz Goose with electric outboard - opengoose.com
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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