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. MORE >>>
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…
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…
Want to see some very cool boards from the 1950s, 60s and 70s? Then come check out the Island Trader Vintage Surf Board Museum! It’s free to look around, and we’ll be happy to tell you about these early boards and their stories… MORE >>>
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. MORE >>>
One of the best riding and best looking transitional boards of the late 60’s MORE >>>