WATSONVILLE, Calif. (August 19th, 2010)
West Marine’s newest Jupiter Inlet Store, located in Tequesta, Florida will have its Grand Opening this Friday, September 10- Sunday, September 12. Responding to the needs of area boaters, the new Store is more than double the size of the previous location. It’s stocked with over 12,000 square feet of boating equipment, supplies, apparel, marine electronics, and saltwater fishing gear specifically selected for the region. Doors open at 8 a.m. on Friday and festivities continue all weekend with activities, extraordinary discounts and prize giveaways, including $100 West Marine gift card, and more.
Thursday, September 9th at 5:45 p.m.
Mayor Pat Watkins will welcome West Marine to its new location. Watkins will be joined by Police Captain, Rick Ricciardi, Fire Chief, James Weingard, members of the Village Council, representatives from the Palm Beach Sail & Power Squadron, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Greg Reynolds of Lagoon Keepers, West Marine’s charity partner for the Grand Opening.
Legendary angler and International Fishing Hall of Famer, Kay Rybovich will be on deck. At 91 years old, Rybovich was the founder of the International Women’s Fishing Association. Practicing catch-and-release for most of he life, Rybovich helped instill the fish conservation ethic in the IWFA.
Friday, September 10- Sunday, September 12
Family-friendly boating and fishing activities:
(While supplies last)
- The Fish Fighting Chair Challenge
- Bahama Boat Works’ new Bahama 41 Super Center Console, the Marine Police Boat and TowBoatUS will be on display
- High Tech Electronic Demonstrations from Raymarine, Navico, SPOT and FLIR
- Kids’ Casting Clinic
- Ask the Experts: local experts will be on hand to answer your questions on electronics installation, fiberglass repair and fishing equipment.
- Lagoon Keepers will be grilling up hot dogs on Saturday & Sunday
- Free t-shirts for the first 100 customers
- Free raffle prizes and giveaways
Community DayWest Marine will donate five percent of its sales on Sunday to Lagoon
for Keepers. Lagoonkeepers.org is dedicated to keeping the waters of Palm Beach
County clean, by removing floating debris on a daily basis.
Tequesta West Marine
285 US Hwy 1
Thursday, Sept. 9, 5:45 pm
Ribbon cutting with Mayor Pat Watkins and Village Officials
Friday & Saturday – 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday - 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
To provide Jupiter Inlet area boating and fishing enthusiasts with the broadest and best selection of boating supplies, accessories and apparel.
Margo Donohue (917) 679-6945; firstname.lastname@example.org
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).