Miami FL. Founded in 1981, Island Water Sports is the oldest surf shop in Miami. Originally part of a franchise all Island Water Sports are now individually owned and operated. Miami FL. Owner and operator, Scott Payne has been surfing in Miami since the 70 s, STILL SURFS, and continues to be a leader in the surf community. Miami FL. With over thirty years of experience within the surf industry we here at Island feel as though we have a great understanding of not only the needs of our surfers locally but, due to the fact that miami serves as a hub for international surfers, we understand the needs of surfers world-wide. Our goal is to continue our dedication to meeting those needs. Miami FL. One of the things that has always set Island Water Sports apart from other surf shops is our dedication to board sports. We carry the largest selection of surfboards, skateboards, wakeboards, skimboards and stand up paddleboards in Miami. Most importantly though, we are equipped with an experi enced and knowledgeable staff who are always there to help.. Being owned and operated by surfers,Island Water Sports has always prided itself on having the largest and most complete selection of surfboards and accessories in Miami. With over 150 boards in inventory our store is able to carry a complete range of surfboards.Whether your an expert or beginner,short boarder or long boarder,local or international surfer,Island Water Sports has all the boards and accessories you will need.Stand Up Paddleboards The sport of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has been exploding over the past 5 years and Island Water Sports has been a part of it since the beginning.Miami and paddleboarding; two words that go hand in hand. Warm temperatures,warm water,and easy access to the ocean,bay and inter coastal makes Miami the ideal place to pick up the sport. The staff at Island has been riding and selling SUP s since 2005 and has seen many changes in the sport. Miami is know for its long hot summer. No wind and no waves leaves surfers absolutely nothing to d o for months at a time. With this in mind,Island Water Sports began selling wakeboards in the summer of 1995. 15 years later wakeboards and wakeboarding have become a large part of what Island is all about.