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by otway1949
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

Here is my favourite wave man made €2 million euros worth the biggest in Europe so,far, more in the pipeline ( pun intended)
https://imgur.com/a/KK9E7jb
by otway1949
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

https://vimeo.com/user81618959/download/398016543/8424b3716f. Here is a link to a short video about a wave in salzburg in a mill canal . I had to work hard not to use any Sound of Music tracks :-)(. The link will take you to my Vimeo site, where there other river wave videos and the last video I did...
by otway1949
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

Mate!!! Great to see you back. WTF Austria????? Oh well, I'm living in California now - long way from the Mornington Peninsula! It certainly is, a long way from that coffee, my wife is half Austrian, half Scots, so we decided to launch my European Atlantic surf campaign for a central position, I kn...
by otway1949
Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

Very cool. Check out the tilt-up caged propeller at the stern. ...and (what looks like) the paddle on the bonnet. Yes the Schwimmwagen is very adaptable, you can lower the huge propellor with an iron rod, if you have the proper knoble tyres they too provide power and finally the paddle, the whole u...
by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

https://imgur.com/a/iaYDKra. My new WWII VW Schwimmwagen amphibious river surf tourer1sorry it is only a link it looks like i have to join imgur!
by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

Strudel to you too! Beer and schnapps
by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

No longer a hippy more like a Hippo, but riding the biggest man made river wave in Austria ! There is a whole inland surfing community spread across central,Europe even Russia riding river waves
by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Re: Otway is back!

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by otway1949
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is back!
Replies: 16
Views: 1612

Otway is back!

otway is back found my way back into this bin of iniquity , :-? although I now live in Austria and have taken the Aussie attitude to,river surfing in. the Alps. Standing river waves, not tidal bores like in France or elsewhere. I, when I recover how to submit photos again will post some pictures. No...
by otway1949
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Cruise ship,Terminals and Otway raids!
Replies: 42
Views: 14766

Re: Cruise ship,Terminals and Otway raids!

I guess the word terminal has been taken to one of its other meanings!
I will let the topic drift!
by otway1949
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Cruise ship,Terminals and Otway raids!
Replies: 42
Views: 14766

Cruise ship,Terminals and Otway raids!

This might be worth Otway steering again. Is there a forum on the Gold Coast we could raid with a plan like we presented to the now defunct forum in NewZealand For those that don't remember a dedicated cruise ship for mature aged ( Not necessarily behaving) Surfers and their wives, surf rock bands o...
by otway1949
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Waves you've seen but never ridden.
Replies: 18
Views: 6925

Re: Waves you've seen but never ridden.

Beanpole wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:59 pm
Neilsen Park. I've body boarded it with my son when he was much younger and watched it quite a few times. Nice set up over a shallow sandstone, barnacle encrusted rock shelf.
Jumped off the ferry to surf it.
But true to the title going to Nazare this European winter, photos and terrification.
by otway1949
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is Back
Replies: 13
Views: 4839

Re: Otway is Back

What's the food like otts? Man I love the mini crusty pastry baked custard tarts, about size of a fifty cent piece but oh so wow! Good thing they’re so small a man could a nasty plimsol line if they were bigger. Surfing sort of well but finding out what parts of my abdomen are not stitched together...
by otway1949
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway is Back
Replies: 13
Views: 4839

Re: Otway is Back

Hitting the Atlantic, pulled my body into some resemblance of surf fitness and been surfing Lagido in Baleal near Peniche. The WSL leg here has generated a mass of surf schools and the general population of graduated students have en Masse the exaggerated Poo stance with starfish arms into usage. St...
by otway1949
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway needs help!
Replies: 7
Views: 3167

Re: Otway needs help!

Yes just going to the new how to do it!
A video too!
Got a few of those from Merimbula, and other stuff!
I get it figured , but happily single malted ATM
by otway1949
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway needs help!
Replies: 7
Views: 3167

Re: Otway needs help!

Me older and most likely none the wiser, but the locale is so different as are river waves!
by otway1949
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Otway needs help!
Replies: 7
Views: 3167

Otway needs help!

I have reincarnated under my original name.
But who is now whom? Of course I still recognise some of the latter day revisions but others?