Author: Toni

Waves in Waco: PerfectWave Technology with American Wave Machines

Wave technology seems to be everywhere. But now the buzz is that the Perfect Swell technology is perfectly imperfect. Seems like many will no be catching waves in Waco. The system produces a three wave set, allowing multiple surfers to be in the pool at the same time. Waves are spaced about 5 seconds apart with a new set every 45 seconds. Those who have surfed it say you can surf rights and lefts with just enough imperfection to make the rides feel a little more like being in the ocean. It is said to be a short ride...

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It’s Turtle Time: 6 Ways You Can Protect Sea Turtles in South Florida

Sea Turtle nesting season runs from March 1st – October 31st annually Did you know that sea turtles, according to scientists, are one of the planet’s most ancient creatures? Today, only seven different species of sea turtles live throughout the world. And, everyone is classified as either threatened or endangered. Our local waters are called home to three of these seven species and has been vital in restoring the populations that were depleting. In fact, for the last two years turtle nesting and survival rates have been rising at a rapid rate. The loggerhead sea turtle,  green sea turtle, and...

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Wave of the Winter Recap 2018

Big thanks to O’Neill, Surfline and Corey Lopez for bringing Wave of the Winter to Island Water Sports. Here is the 2018 Wave of the Winter recap. It was an amazing night of epic waves with Pro Surfer Corey Lopez. Corey joined our staff emcees Scott and Trevor as he shared about the Wave of the Winter contest and film. Big thanks to El Jefe Luchador for providing the grub to keep us fed and Holy Mackerel for providing the brews to keep us hydrated. Surfrider’s Broward Chapter was on site to educate those attending about how we can...

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Fiesta De Shred Skim Contest

Join us for the best contests of the year. Island Water Sports’s 12th annual Fiesta De Shred will be held at Deerfield Beach Pier this Saturday as part of the Cinco De Mayo weekend. This contest brings together both skimmers and surfers for a sombrero slinging showdown. All proceeds will benefit the Kiwanas scholarship fund to help send at risk youth to Surf Camp. Join us for Fiesta De Shred, May 5th! Registration starts at 8:00 AM Contest starts at 9:00 AM Early Registration (online only) $30 Skim $15 for each additional division $50 Pro Skim division On The...

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New Bikini Wash – Now Available at IWS

With summer around the corner, it may be time to invest in a beautiful bikini that you love. Quality swimwear can be a great companion on years of adventures  – as long as you know how to care for it! Introducing  BIKINIS OVER EVERYTHING bikini wash. Incorrect care for swimwear can cause a bikini to fray, snag, fade or stretch.  BIKINIS OVER EVERYTHING offers the perfect solution. The lifespan for your bikini all depends on way that you wash it. Hand washing is the first step. Do not even think about throwing your bikini into the washer or dryer! But...

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