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WEST MARINE ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF A NEW, BIGGER STORE IN POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA - Florida’s Gold Coast Grand Opening Set for October 5th – 7th

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Laurie Fried
West Marine
831.761.6944
laurief@westmarine.com

WATSONVILLE, CA (September 17, 2012)

West Marine announced today the grand opening celebration of its newest location in Pompano Beach, Florida from Friday, October 5th through Sunday, October 7th.  The brand new store is located 850 North Federal Highway in the newly renovated Beachway Plaza in Pompano Beach with grand opening events taking place 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Responding to the needs of local boaters and anglers, this West Marine store is over 15,000 square feet featuring a huge saltwater fishing selection in the center of the store to meet the needs of Gold Coast-area Customers.   In fact, the Pompano Beach West Marine will be one of the best equipped stores in the area with a large parts department, staffed by specialists, plus kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, inflatable boats and an expanded selection of boating products in every category.

Store Manager Ray Wincko has been with West Marine for over 6 years and enjoys saltwater & bass fishing in the Florida canals. “The new Pompano Beach West Marine will be a key stop for those looking for sailing & fishing supplies in our area,” says Wincko. “We have a top-level crew with a vast amount of marine experience ready to help folks enjoy the waters on the Gold Coast,” Wincko adds.

ABOUT WEST MARINE

West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has more than 300 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 75,000 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 westmarine.com or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464).