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OTW Designs

Radio controlled model submarines for the serious modeller

Welcome to OTW Designs. Manufacturers of radio controlled submarine model kits and components.

NEW Kit available - Type IIb German U-Boat

Type IIb

Read about the new model German Submarine. Available now.

The type II U-boat was a series of small coastal U-boats that has its origin in a Clandestine Dutch engineering & design company set up by the Germans after World War one. This allowed them to circumnavigate the restrictions of the Versailles Treaty. ... More

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The largest submarine of it's kind when launched in 1928. The French Surcouf was a distinctive and unusual design.


S Class

S Class

The faithful British S Class Submarine. Our kit contains stunning details, clink to see more customer-shot photographs of this amazing kit.


Type 7

type7The infamous Type VII UBoat was the scourge of the merchant convoys, sinking 1.4 million tons of shipping in under a year during WWII.


Action videos

German Type VII Submarine Model

Videos of our radio controlled subs, shot by our customers. Click on the thumbnail to see customer footage of one of our Type VII submarines or visit the video section to see much more.


Exclusive footage of our latest WWI R-Class kit being built; Top model making expert Steve Neill builds and reviews our latest kit and sings it's praises, (click for video). See more episodes of Steve building the model in the video section.

Customer testimonials

The model arrived in perfect shape and everything in order... the kit is nothing short of SPECTACULAR in details,craftsmanship and quality in every single angle... thank you for all your time and attention with our questions and order.

Federico Perez (Puerto Rico).

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