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Board of the Week: Neck Beard 2

Oct 9th 2019

Board of the Week: Neck Beard 2

Neck Beard 2 When something isn’t broke, there’s no need to fix it. That said, Britt Merrick and Dane Reynolds still felt a few slight refinements would make an already epic board that much bette …

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The Boat Show is NOT just for Yacht Owners

Oct 8th 2019

The Boat Show is NOT just for Yacht Owners

Each year, Island Water Sports packs up some of our favorites from our store and heads to two of South Florida's hottest events. South Florida is known around the globe as the yachting capital of the …

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Your Deerfield Beach Surf Guide

Oct 7th 2019

Your Deerfield Beach Surf Guide

Visiting or new to the area? Here is everything you need to know about catching some waves in Deerfield Beach.Deerfield Beach Pier is a sandbar break that has unfortunately has unreliable and inco …

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YETI: Tundra Buying Guide

Oct 5th 2019

YETI: Tundra Buying Guide

Insider Tips to purchasing your first YETI Tundra Formerly used for commercial and hobby fishing or hunting sports, the YETI Tundra has evolved to a more compact size for the weekend warriors. From t …

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Skate 101: How to Choose  Skateboard

Posted by Pedro Delfino on Oct 4th 2019

Skate 101: How to Choose Skateboard

Choosing a Skateboard DeckSkateboards come in many different sizes and when building a skateboard complete, you’ll come across many customization options. Width, length, and the material of the board …

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Surf 101: Surfing with Jellyfish

Oct 3rd 2019

Surf 101: Surfing with Jellyfish

It is jellyfish season at our local beaches, but that should not prevent you from enjoying a quick surf sessions. Here is everything you need to know about our local jellyfish and how to deal with …

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Kirk Cottrell Pavilion

Oct 2nd 2019

Kirk Cottrell Pavilion

Kirk Cottrell Pavilion Last year the City of Deerfield Beach announced the remodel of the North Beach Pavillion. For years, this has been the main location where we have used for our free surf le …

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Skate 101: How to Choose the Right Skate Wheel

Posted by Pedro Delfino on Oct 1st 2019

Skate 101: How to Choose the Right Skate Wheel

How to Choose the Right Skate WheelRe-inventing the WheelChoosing the right skate wheel can be a daunting experience. As a beginner skateboarder perhaps you find the idea of walking into a skate shop …

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Jamie Foy: Career Timeline -  El Toro and More

Posted by Pedro Defino on Sep 30th 2019

Jamie Foy: Career Timeline - El Toro and More

It's an impossible feat for any skateboarder seeking to break the bureaucratic mold of professional skating, but one local boy did just that… in one year. If you been keeping up with IWS over the y …

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Containers of Love for the Bahamas

Sep 29th 2019

Containers of Love for the Bahamas

Here’s the short story of how the south Florida art community came together to send a message of hope to the islands. Lander Talbott has been traveling back and forth to the Bahamas in the wake o …

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