West Marine Press Releases
|A WEEKEND OF FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS
AT GRAND OPENING OF WEST MARINES MT. PLEASANT STORE
WATSONVILLE, Calif. (August 13th, 2010) –
Festivities to include Fishin’ Friday, Kayak Pool, Fighting Chair Challenge, Fishing Seminars & More!
Grand Opening:West Marine's new, larger location in Mount Pleasant will offer more than 12,000 sq. ft. packed with boating supplies, accessories and equipment to meet the needs of low country boaters and sailors. Anglers will be amazed by the huge selection of saltwater gear for both offshore and inshore fishing.
All Star Associates: An outstanding crew of 12 West Marine Associates with more than 340 years of combined boating and fishing experience are on deck to help Mt. Pleasant on the water. On-Location Events: Free family-friendly, in-store activities include:
- The Fish Fighting Chair Challenge to test your strength
- Fishin’ Friday will feature local charter boat captains sharing tips and tricks on how on how to catch more fish
- South Carolina Boat Builders displaying Scout, Key West, Sea Fox and Sea Hunt boats
- Test drive the latest high tech electronics with Raymarine and others
- The Ultimate Solo Challenge with Brad Van Liew, the only U.S. entry in the upcoming Velux 5 Oceans 2010- 2011 solo race around the world.
- Navico invites you to an exclusive demonstration to the latest in marine electronics including the award-winning BR-24 Broadband Radar and the new SonicHub.
- Fishing and Sailing Seminars
- Door-Buster Discounts throughout the weekend
- Free raffle prizes and giveaways
Friday, August 13– Sunday, August, 15
Friday & Saturday - 8 am – 8 pm
Sunday 8 am – 6 pm
1440 Ben Sawyer Boulevard (Northwest corner of Ben Sawyer & Rifle Road) Mt. Pleasant, SC
To provide Mt. Pleasant-area fishing, boating, sailing, and outdoors enthusiasts with the broadest and best selection of boating equipment, supplies, accessories and apparel.
ABOUT WEST MARINE
West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has over 330 company-operated stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and two franchised stores located in Turkey. Our call center and Internet channels offer customers approximately 50,000 products and 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 www.westmarine.com or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464).