Island Water Sports of Deerfield Beach

Summer of 1978... Kirk Cottrell, $15.000, 500 square feet in Pompano Beach and Island Water Sports was born. A business used to reach out to the youth for Jesus & support a healthy surfing habit. In 1979 Kirk moved the store to Deerfield Beach, where the store remains to this day. Through trials and tribulations, Kirk and his wife Lucinda built a foundation for the surf community in South Florida that has lasted for the past 40 years. Bringing us into present times, Kirk's children (Cheyne, Karly & Linsey) now run the shop. They share the same dedication to the comunnity as their father once did. Island Water Sports remains to be a staple name in the surf & skate industry. As the days of locally own shops fade away, they vow to keep the dream alive through Kirk's original focus. Jesus, Community & Surfing.

Our mission

Island Water Sports is located in Deerfield Beach, on the east coast of South Florida. At Island Water Sports, surfing is not just our business, it’s our blood. We are owned and operated by second ad third generation surfers and skateboarders. Kirk Cottrell opened the shop in 1978. His son, Cheyne, took his first steps as a child inside the store, and now, Cheyne overseas the operation with the help of his mom, sisters, and close family friends. While overseeing the shop, Chen all maintains a professional surfing career. Many of our other staff members are also top rated amateur and professional surfers, which ensures that we have the most up to date product knowledge and experience!

We have the most comprehensive selection of products South Florida, for all varieties of action sports. We have dedicated our lives not just to surfing and skateboarding, but to saving the local and traveling surfer and skateboarder. We are always ready and willing to offer advice on products or just swap stories after a session.

Summer of 1978...

Kirk Cottrell; $15,000; 500 square feet in Pompano Beach; and Island Water Sports was born. A business used to rack out to the youth for Jesus & support a healthy surfing habit. In 1979, Kirk moved the store to Deerfield Beach, were the store remains to the day. Through trials and tribulations, Kirk and his wife, Lucinda, built a foundation for the surf community n South Florida that has lasted for the past 40 years.

Bringing us into present times...

Kirk’s children (Cheyne, Karly, & Linsey) now run the shop. They share the same dedication to the community as their father once did. Island Water Sports remains to be a staple name n the surf & skate industry. As the days of locally owned shops fad away, they vow to keep the dram alive through Kirk’s original focus… Jesus, Community & Surfing.