Oscar Bustos Arppe

Working experience


  • 2017-2018. KDKomposites Work Shop in Málaga

Production of several parts for TP52 boats made in Carbon
Production of 4 diferent scale models of merchant and cruise ships for Water Tank Testing in CEHIPAR, Madrid


  • May 2016 - November 2016. Longitud Cero Composites, Castellón, Spain

Building member of TP 52 Interlodge

  • November 2015 - May 2016. Aston Harald Compoiste, Höno, Sweden

Contruction of M32 Catamarans for the WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR

  • July 2014 – November 2015. Longitud Cero Composites, Castellón, Spain

Deck Construction Management and builing member of TP52 Quantum Racing and Alegre

Various TP52 refits and construction of diferent parts for sailing yachts.

  • January 2014-July 2014. Nobiskrug Shipyard, Germany. Production and installation of several parts in infusion for Mega Yachts.
  •  2009-2013 Co-founder of KDKomposites Shipyard, Málaga, Spain.

-  Construction of 8 TOM 28´Max for Chicago Match Race Center, USA.

- Construction of 5 TOM 28´Max for Sotogrande Yacht Club, Spain.

-  CNC model manufacturing and mould. Production of 10 units catamaran Kayaks. Kayak-M-480

- Manufacture of models and moulds for the production of PACER 310 (9.5 meters), construction of four units for Pacer Yachts South Africa.

- CNC model and moulds for Power Boat 29 "UX for Titan Yachts shipyard.

- Manufacture of models at different scales for hydrodynamic tests in CEHIPAR (Hydrodynamic Testing Chanel in El Pardo, Madrid). IMOCA 60.

- Teacher in Theoretical and practical course of composite materials for the Naval University School of engineering, Madrid.

- Composites Construction Systems Presentation at the symposium MDY2010, Madrid

  • 2008 Standfast Yachts, Breskens, Netherlands

Production Manager of LUTRA 42 (13.5 meters) “Sea Wolf” in carbon/eglass low temperature prepreg

  • 2006-2007 Longitud Cero Composites, Castellón, Spain

Boat building member for construction of two boats GP 42 Botin & Carkeek design in carbon prepeg

Modifications in deck mold of TP52 Quantum 2008 and construction of the new deck in carbon prepeg

  • 2003-2005- Production Manager and building member in Proto Shipyard, Málaga, Spain.

Manufacturing of 25 dinghies, Snipe Class

Model and mold production and three units of  25´ racing sailing  boats PROTO 25 IMS designed by Manuel Luis Elvira, for Proto shipyard.

  • 2001-2003- Co- Founder of “OJN Nautic Services”. Málaga, Spain.

Official distributor for McLaughlin Optimist in USA for all the European market. Import and distribution of more than 180 units.



  •  International Business Administration by the Chamber of Commerce of Madrid
  • Technician in Foreign Trade
  • Business Administration by the Chamber of Commerce of Málaga
  • International official collaborator for the ICEX (Spanish Institute of Foreing Trade)
General Skills
  • Hi Level Composite Technician: projects done in carbon/eglass prepeg, vacum infusion in any tiype of resin and vacuum hand lay up. Curing process and checking.

Very familiar with working with PVC foam core, balsa, nomex, epoxy, vinylester, painting system, expanding foams, etc.

  • Production, installation and optimizing of keels, rudders, bowsprits and parts for many different types of boats
  • Complete team managment experience for composites works and projects
  • Adminsitriative and technical knowledge to fully deal with suppliers, authorities, administration, etc. Big international supplier network created through the years.
  • Import-export handling experience and international promotion in trade-shows.
  • Knowledge in engine installation and general interior hardware layout in different boats.
  • Harken technician for deck lay out and installation
  • English near native language. French and Swedish fluent speaking and reading.
  • Used to move around Europe and USA for working.

Hi level of racing sailing experience:

IMS World Championship and “Copa del Rey XX” Champion in 2001.

3 years crew member and composite technician in TP 52 “ONO”

3 years active sailing in the TOM28´Max fleet in Sotogrande