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Dave Elias

Dave Elias

THE STORY: I first stood up on a 10′ Dewey Weber Performer at five years old, during the summer of 1965 in Seaside Park, NJ. Since then, surfing has been ingrained in my soul indelibly.

Over the years, my passion to surf and travel has led me to another passion: learning the history of surfing and collecting vintage surfboards and surfing memorabilia. Read more

Need Cash? Want Cool Gear Cheap? You’ve Found the Right Place…

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We Buy Sell and Trade Surf Boards!

Island Trader Surf Shop loves making a deal. We buy surf gear. We sell surf gear. We trade surf gear. Why hassle with Craigslist or eBay when Island Trader can do a deal with you TODAY? Get started by contacting us

...and we'll sell your board on consignment, too!

BOARD COMPANY REPS and SURF RETAILERS: we pay CASH for close-outs, sample products, discontinued lines and excess inventory. Stop by the shop to discuss…

SUP? What is a SUP?

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ECP SUP

SUP. You’ve been seeing those three letters all over surf country lately. But what’s SUP? (‘I don’t know; what’s SUP with you?’ Ha! Get it? Yeah, sorry.)

SUP is short for Stand-Up Paddleboarding. It’s just easier to say SUP than it is to say ‘stand up paddleboard’. But no matter what you call it, it’s a a combination of surfing, kayaking, and a whole lot of fun that loads of water-lovers are trying out. Read more

Thanks for the Fun, Island Trader!

Family Stand Up Paddleboard FunHey Dave, just wanted to let you know that I took the girls out on the intercoastal in Tequesta with our new California 10-6 stand up paddleboard from Island Trader Surf Shop — and everyone absolutely loved it! What a ball… Read more