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WEST MARINE HOSTS AUTHOR & SAILING EXPERT PETER ISLER BOOK SIGNING AT THEIR NEWPORT STORE, 2-Time America’s Cup Winner to Sign Copies of “Peter Isler’s Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets” at West Marine’s Newport Location on Thursday, June 30th from 6-8 pm

Margo Donohue

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (June 27, 2011)
The West Marine Newport store will host a book signing for author & sailing expert Peter Isler on June 30th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the store’s location 379 West Main Road.

Isler is a two-time America’s Cup winner and recognized as one of the world’s most respected sailors. He will be on-hand to sign copies of his latest work Peter Isler’s Little Blue Book of Sailing Secrets (Wiley.) Isler is editor at large for Sailing World Magazine and has been an America’s Cup commentator for ESPN and Versus Network - he will be navigating Rambler100 in the upcoming Transatlantic Race.

Light refreshments will be served on location.

West Marine
379 West Main Road
Middletown, Rhode Island

Thursday, June 30th
6:00 - 8:00 pm

To give the Newport boating and sailing community an opportunity to meet and chat with an internationally-recognized expert.


West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has more than 325 company-owned stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada and three franchised stores located in Turkey. Our call center and Internet channels offer Customers over 60,000 products plus the convenience of exchanging catalog and Internet purchases at our Store locations. Our Port Supply division is one of the largest wholesale distributors of marine equipment serving boat manufacturers, marine services, commercial vessel operators and government agencies. For more information on West Marine's products and store locations, or to start shopping, visit or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464).