Wottermen Chronicles

The Best Changing Robe/ Parka May 19, 2016 09:37

“First listen, then learn, then practice.” Yogi Teabag If you have ever had the pleasure of drinking a delicious Yogi Tea, I am sure you have noticed the really profound saying on the paper tab attached to the end of the string. The other day, mine had the above saying on it. It made me…

Part Three: Brave the Elements Tour February 05, 2015 06:00

Written by Cynthia Issel Next stop was Cannon Beach for the plunge with Cannon Beach Surf Shop. We had a lot of watchers, and not a lot of plungers, which seemed to be the theme at almost every plunge. The shop is ran by Mark who grew up in California during the beginning of the surfing…

Part Two: Brave the Elements Tour January 20, 2015 10:01

Written by Cynthia Issel “The ocean called our souls and we answered with all our hearts.” -unkonwn On the next segment of our tour, we started to feel more like storm chasers. We had braved so many storms in the now leaky trailer (we forgot to attach part of the cover into the wood… sorry El Diablo), and we…

Ottertalks Q&A with Jeff Powelson December 15, 2014 06:47

Clyde the Otter recently dived into the ocean with Owner Jeff Powelson of Portland, Oregon’s Aquatic Sports shop for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Aquatic Sports. Jeff Powelson: Our store’s history starts in 1966. We are a family owned business started for the love of diving. Our core statement: To create…

Save the Ocean, Save Yourself! The Reason for the Tour Season. November 24, 2014 11:17

The Winter Season, especially the time leading up to the Holidays, is a very stressful and busy time in our family business. Seven years ago we started a family and simultaneously begun our business. It was the exact same month. Since then, we have added three boys to our family and two styles of Parka to the…

Meet Your “Inner Otter” Clyde November 19, 2014 06:58

A couple of days ago we gave you the Wottermen’s Creed. We told you that the world was once only water and so it is in our nature to be strongly drawn to the sea. We told you this intuitive calling unleashes your “inner otter”. Let’s call your “inner otter” Clyde.     Clyde is a resilient and playful creature. He…