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There’s so many fun things to do when it comes to the ocean — boating, fishing, scuba diving, jet skiing, kite boarding, paddle boarding, sightseeing cruises and surfing. This is a comprehensive guide to all water-related businesses in Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Lighthouse Point and Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Click on the tabs to scan through the different categories, which are then broken down by location. If you know of a business we missed, please email us at editor@pointpubs.com. Enjoy!



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Deerfield Beach (and North)

Billabong – Surf Shop

Located on the S-bend of S. Ocean Dr. in Deerfield Beach, Billabong sells all the high-quality water-wear you might require for a day lounging on sand that is somehow hotter than the air around you as well as casual clothing and surf gear.

1997 NE 2nd St. 101, Deerfield Beach • 954-419-9283 Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 9pm. Sunday 10am – 8pm.

Island Water Sports – Surf Shop

A locally owned surf and watersports shop located on the Deerfield Beach S-curve on S. Ocean Dr. since 1979. The shop carries everything you’d need to surf, paddle board, etc. including equipment for sale and rent, plus a large assortment of casual clothing and skateboarding gear. They offer individual and group SUP lessons and free surf lessons every Saturday. They also host other surf related events throughout the year.

1985 NE 2nd St., Deerfield Beach • 954-427-4929 Open Monday – Thursday 9am – 9pm. Saturday 6:30am – 9pm. Sunday 10am – 8pm.


BC Surf & Sport – Surf Shop

Find surfboards, skateboards, paddleboards, snowboards and accessories at this surf shop. Clothing for men, women and children and protective gear are also sold.

1701 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale • 954-564-0202 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 9pm. Saturday 10am – 8pm. Sunday 10am – 6pm.

Jypsea Local – Swim Suits

Find women’s one piece and bikini swim suits, hats and t-shirts at this Ft. Lauderdale shop.

2711 E Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale • 954-648-9581 Open Monday – Friday 11am – 6pm. Saturday 11am – 3pm.

Surf World – Surf Shop

This Ft. Lauderdale shop sells dozens of brands of both hard and soft surfboards, surfboard accessories, paddleboards and skateboards. Skate and surf apparel and clothing are also sold.

4411 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale • 954-545-7873 Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 8pm. Sunday 11am – 6pm.


2nd Street Surf Shop – Surf Shop

This surf/skate shop near the beach has been a Pompano Beach staple for the past decade. Their surf/skate experts will help you sort through their array of board-related merchandise. They will also help you look the part with their own branded beach clothes.

3159 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach • 954-943-4848 Open Monday – Friday 9 am – 7pm. Saturday 10am – 7pm. Sunday 10am – 6pm.

Miami Blues – Beach Shop

Miami Blues offers everything you will need for a day at the beach or for the latest beachwear fashions and accessories. The shop is conveniently less than one block from the ocean and has sunscreen, boogie boards, water toys, bathing suits, souvenir and more.

3400 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-781-3501 Open 9am – 9pm.

EZRide Surf School – Surfing

If the regular classroom setting isn’t your cup of tea, these surfing lessons take you to the beach for classes for all skill levels.

892 NW 47th St., Pompano Beach • 954-803-7988 Open from 8am – 7pm.

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Deerfield Beach (and North)

Diveboat Diversity – Diving 

This 30-foot dive boat has a personal feel to it. The captain and crew are expert divers who are sure to show you the local waters.

609 N Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach • 561-368-9952 Open from 7:30am – 8pm.

Dixie Divers/ Lady Go Diver – Diving 

This dive shop has everything you need to have a nice time beneath the waves. They have all the gear available to rent or buy, charter boats, and instructional courses to get you ready for your sojourn into the deep blue. Their years of experience in local waters is expansive as well.

455 Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach • 954-420-0009 Open Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm. Saturday 7:30am – 6:30pm. Sunday 7:30am – 3:30pm.

Scuba Network – Diving

This dive company has four locations; two in New York City and two in the Sunshine State. Their staff has thousands of completed dives under their wetsuits and a near encyclopedic knowledge of our watery backyard. They rent and sell the latest equipment and give lessons for beginners.

Deerfield Location: 959 S. Federal Hwy., Deerfield Beach • 954-422-9982 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm. Saturday 9am – 6pm. Sunday 10am – 5pm.


Deep Blue Divers – Diving

Located a block away from the ocean in Lauderdale by-the-Sea, this full service dive shop is a great spot to either learn the ropes and become SCUBA certified, have a casual dive, or just pick up some gear.

4348 Ocean Dr., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea • 954-772-7966 Open from 9:30am – 5pm.

Gold Coast Scuba – Diving

Gold Coast Scuba provides top-of-the-line scuba equipment to purchase or rent for one of their guided scuba or snorkel tours. Their team of divers is sure to lead you to a memorable trip beneath the waves.

259 Commercial Blvd. Suite 2, Lauderdale by the Sea • 954-616-5909 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm. Saturday – Sunday 8am – 7pm.

Scuba Network – Diving

This dive company has four locations; two in New York City and two in the Sunshine State. Their staff has thousands of completed dives under their wetsuits and a near encyclopedic knowledge of our watery backyard. They rent and sell the latest equipment and give lessons for beginners.

Fort Lauderdale Location: 3000 E Commercial Blvd., Ft Lauderdale • 954-491-7793 Open Monday – Friday 10:30am – 7pm. Saturday 9am – 6pm. Sunday 10am – 5pm.


Deep Relief Dive Center – Diving/Diving shop

This dive center is dedicated to ensuring the safety of their divers by offering SCUBA training classes, selling equipment and repairing equipment and offers custom charters.

15 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-946-6055

Force-E Scuba Diving Centers – Diving

Force-E Scuba has been delving into the deep for more than four decades. If you’re new to diving, you’ll be in capable hands. And, if you’re an experienced diver, they have an active community, hosting events like night dives, beach cleanups and fundraisers for charity.

1312 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach • 954-943-3483 Open Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm. Saturday – Sunday 7am – 7pm.

Miss Conduct Charters – Diving

This economical dive charter will take you out into the depths of our local waters on their 30-foot diving boat. Their local experience and expertise is hard to come by.

2400 NE 16th St., Pompano Beach • 954-815-9424 Open from 8am – 5pm.

Parrot Island Scuba Adventures – Diving and Training

This diving spot offers 30 wrecks, 3 reef lines, drift diving, night diving, spearfishing and more right off of Pompano Beach. SCUBA training and group dives are also available.

2850 NE 14th St. Causeway, Pompano Beach • 954-942-7333 Open from 8am – 9pm.

Pompano Dive Center/Odyssey

The Pompano Dive Center philosophy is one of maximum freedom and adventure within the bounds of safety and consideration for the marine environment. The center puts a high value on every customer and takes no short cuts in ensuring the best experience possible. Centrally located in the Sands Harbor Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway, Pompano Dive Center offers a large inventory selection in a full dive shop. They offer diving charters aboard Odyssey as well.

101 North Riverside Dr., Ste. 111, Pompano Beach • 954-788-0208 Open from 8am – 7pm.

Scubatyme Charters – Diving

Open seven days a week, they’re ready to dive whenever you are. With years of experience beneath the waves, they’ll show you all the reefs and wrecks our local waters have to offer.

101 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-947-6322 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm. Saturday – Sunday 8am – 1pm.

South Florida Diving Headquarters – Diving

Whether you’re an expert diver or you can barely swim, the team at South Florida Diving will make you comfortable on one of their charter boats. They provide scuba lessons for those who have never journeyed too deeply. They offer several different size charters, depending on your party size. They also host events like a July 4th dive and a reef cleanup.

125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-783-2299 Open from 7am – 5pm.

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Bolo Sportfishing – Fishing Charter

For Only $99 ($49 for kids under 12) you can rent a sportfishing boat and an expert crew for four hours of fishing. Their boats are crewed by incredibly experienced fishermen who have seen just about everything there is to see on the water.

1754 SE 3rd Ct., Deerfield Beach • 954-943-1808 Open from 7am – 11pm.

Crowd Pleaser Fishing Charters/Ultimate Sports Fishing – Fishing Charter

This 45’ Hatteras Motor Yacht can take up to 6 people fishing in Deerfield Beach. The boat is equipped with a bathroom, kitchen, air conditioning and a fish finder.

Boats leave from Deerfield Beach and Boca Raton • 954.673.3616

Deerfield Beach Pier – Fishing and Sightseeing

Located at the end of the S-bend on Deerfield Beach lays the Iconic Deerfield Beach Pier. It dictates what side of the beach you’re supposed to sit or surf on. People somehow catch fish on it or enjoy the view for four dollars and a dollar, respectively.

150 NE 2nd Ave, Deerfield Beach • 954-480-4200 Open Monday – Thursday 6am – 12am. Friday – Sunday for 24 hours a day.

Goddess Charters – Fishing Charter

Ride on the 34’ Grim’s Revenge for some deep sea, sport, or reef fishing. Captain Cory Burlew has over 25 years of experience on the water reeling up sea-dwellers and all the equipment needed for a day on the water, so all you need to bring is sunglasses.

580 N. Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach • 954-789-8066 Open from 5am – 10pm.

Jonah’s Bait & Tackle – Fishing Equipment

This Deerfield Beach store sells rods, reels, tackle and bait for your day out on the water.

209 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-426-2061 Open Monday – Friday 7am – 8pm. Saturday 5am – 8pm. Sunday 5am – 5pm.

Pioneer Park – Fishing and Water Sports

This park is home to a double boat ramp that feeds into the Atlantic Ocean within minutes, along with 1$/hour trailer parking. It also hosts playgrounds, tennis courts and baseball/softball fields. Deerfield Beach hosts a 50 & up softball league here as well.

217 N.E. Fifth Ave., Deerfield Beach • 954-480-4361

Poseidon Too Fishing Charters – Fishing Charter

These charters take you out into the Atlantic to fish for swordfish, mahi-mahi and other saltwater fish.

1754 SE 3rd Ct, Deerfield Beach • 954-224-3474

Sea Breeze Marine – Marine Supplies

This supply store has been selling and servicing marine air conditioners and refrigeration units for over forty years.

1601 SW 1st Way #16, Deerfield Beach • 954-427-3843


Ace’s Bait & Tackle Marine, Co. – Fishing Equipment

Find the rods, fresh bait, tackle and adult and children’s clothing for your fishing needs.

1300 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-933-3406 open Monday – Thursday 6am – 9pm. Friday 6am – 10pm. Saturday 5am – 10pm. Sunday 5am – 9pm.

Benny’s Fishing Charters – Fishing Charter

Sail with Captain Benny on a private fishing trip for up to 4 people that includes rods, reels and everything needed to catch fish.

2815 NE 14th St Cswy, Pompano Beach • 954-707-6565

Big Dog Tackle – Fishing Equipment

This dog-friendly business sells everything you need for a fishing trip including rods, reels and tackle. Clothing and apparel for both humans and dogs can also be purchased.

1440 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-933-7587 Open from 6am – 8pm.

Chaos Fishing – Fishing Equipment

They have rods, reels, bait, tackle; whatever you need to reel in your deep-dwelling friends. They also offer repairs and apparel.

4301 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-876-1631 Open Monday – Friday 8am – 8pm. Saturday 8am – 6pm. Sunday 8am – 5pm.

Custom Rod & Reel – Fishing Equipment

Buy a custom rod or have your rod and reel repaired at this Lighthouse Point store. Custom rod artwork is also available.

1835 NE 25th St, Lighthouse Point • 954-781-5600 Open Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm. Saturday 8am – 5:30pm.

Deja Vu Fishing Charters – Fishing Charter

Captain Anthony Bianculli has been fishing his whole life. He’s spent thousands of days surrounded by nothing but water, so joining him aboard his 35-foot Sea Hunter is a no-brainer.

2850 NE 22nd Ct., Pompano Beach • 954-294-1145

Happy Snapper Sportfishing – Fishing Charter 

With a 46-foot and 30-foot boat in their fleet, both equipped with a tuna tower, deep sea fishing is their game. They’ve been doing it for decades and love what they do.

2705 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-298-3474

Hillsboro Inlet Fishing Center – Fishing Charter

Ride the Starlight Fleet or the Fish City Pride boats through the Gulfstream and fish for snapper, grouper and other varieties of game fish.

2705 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-943-8222 Open from 7am – 7pm. | Starlight Fleet – 954-488-0692 | Fish City Pride – 954-488-0692

Hook ME Up Fishing Charters – Fishing Charter

This 30’ charter offers both inshore and offshore fishing using a variety of different fishing methods. Most trips specialize in kite fishing, deep dropping, and live bait fishing and tend to target sharks, tuna, and sailfish among others.

3109 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-347-5606

Killin’ Time Charters – Fishing Charter

Captain Tom Obberender has been a licensed captain since 1993 and currently captains his 53 foot Hatteras with the ease of someone who has been doing this for decades, because he has. Their charter comes complete with all of the usual fixings for a great day fishing.

2705 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-946-2628

RJ BOYLE – Fishing Equipment and Art Studio

This tackle and bait shop has been in business pretty much since the dawn of fishing. The staff is knowledgeable and sure to help you with whatever fishing problems you may have. Aquatic themed art is also available for viewing or for purchase.

7057, 5040 N Federal Hwy, Lighthouse Point • 954-420-5001 Open Monday – Saturday 7am – 6pm.

Sweet Emily Fishing – Fishing Charter

This charter offers three open boat fishing trips a day with rods, reels and bait included. Private charters are also available.

125 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach • 954-861-8113

Summer Wind Charters – Fishing Charter

Captain Scott Hall has been fishing in South Florida for more than three decades. His custom Contender ensures an easy ride on the waves and the chance to sea fish and other wildlife.

2880 NE 19th St., Pompano Beach • 954-648-7042 Open from 7am – 5pm.

Taha Marine Center – Fishing Equipment and Boat Storage

Refuel your boat and buy live bait, tackle, food and drinks at this Pompano Beach marina.

3109 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-785-4737 Open from 5:30am – 8pm.

True Grit – Fishing Charter

Based in Lighthouse Point, this charter has 35 years of experience and a SeaVee 34z to ensure you a memorable fishing experience.

2701 NE 42nd St., Lighthouse Point • 954-546-1164

Naughty Girl Sportfishing – Fishing Charter

Captain Bill Gramper has spent the better part of four decades of his time on earth on the water, fishing. His 46-foot Hatteras is more than well-equipped for a day on the water, after all, it used to be used for fishing tournaments.

2705 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach • 954-782-5323 Open from 7am – 7pm.

O-Sea-D Sportfishing – Fishing charter

This charter offers big game fishing, swordfish charters and tournament charters to introduce fishermen to the world of competitive fishing.

2711 NE 46th St, Lighthouse Point • 954-224-0285 Open from 7am – 5pm.

Pompano Beach Pier – Fishing and Sightseeing

The new pier in Pompano Beach is truly wonderful. It’s in the heart of Pompano Beach and is just a short walk from some of the best restaurants Pompano has to offer. It offers a fantastic view of the beach and an easy, cheap fishing spot. The pier will be reopening in October.

222 North Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach • 954-786-4073

Rebound Sportfishing – Fishing Charter

Located just inside the Hillsboro inlet, you’re out on the open water within minutes on a custom 52’ Merrit.. This family owned charter is currently captained by Stan Hunt, a fourth generation fisherman with decades of experience.

2705 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach • 954-781-5001

Reel Bandit Characters – Fishing Charter

Captain Scott Young takes guests on a luxury sports fishing boat that is equipped with bathrooms, showers and a kitchen. Guests can also take an overnight trip to fish in the Bahaman Sea.

2705 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach • 954-210-3000

Ring Masters Charters – Fishing Charter

This charter service offers half and full day and overnight fishing trips on the fully equipped RingMaster. Services include big game fishing for wahoo, sharks and tuna, sword fishing and Intercostal fishing aboard their 53-foot Haterras Convertible

2705 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach • 954- 290-8866



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