Lantana Welcomes New West Marine Store

Celebration for March 17 grand opening includes activities for the whole family, ribbon-cutting ceremony, prizes, giveaways and more.

Watsonville, CA, Feb 28, 2018 - West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, announced today that the grand opening celebration at its brand new store location in Lantana, Fla., is scheduled to kick off at 8 a.m. on Sat., March 17. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place that day at 8 a.m.

The store will host an array of attractions throughout the weekend, including complimentary food and refreshments, vendors on site, BlueFuture Kids Zone activities, prizes, giveaways and more.

The new 9,000-plus-square-foot West Marine store is located at 1385 South Dixie Highway Store Manager Daniel Arsenaulta and his staff of five associates are eager to meet the needs of fellow Waterlife lovers.

“The Lantana area is a Waterlife lover’s Mecca with the Bahamas only 60 miles away,” Arsenault says. “Offshore fishing is huge here and we have so many inshore opportunities for fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking and just having fun on and around the water.”

Highlights for the Lantana event include:

  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: 8 a.m. on Sat., March 17.
  • The first 100 customers when doors open at 8 a.m. on Sat., March 17 will receive a free West Marine Mystery Gift Card valued at $5 - $100. Also starting at 8 a.m. guests will enjoy Spin the Wheel Giveaways and the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $500 West Marine Gift Card as well as other fantastic items from leading vendors.
  • Double Points Rewards: During the grand opening day, March 17, West Advantage Rewards members at the Lantana store only will receive double points on valid qualified purchases.
  • Local Charity Giveback/Youth Sailing Foundation of the Palm Beaches: In addition, 10 percent of sales (up to $3,000) will be donated to the Youth Sailing Foundation of the Palm Beaches, as well as to West Marine’s nonprofit BlueFuture program. Each year, BlueFuture provides much-needed grant funding to nonprofit organizations dedicated to giving young people access to the water through boating, fishing, water sports, boatbuilding, conservation and marine science programs.
  • BlueFuture Kids Zone: Activities for all ages including coloring, pieceless puzzles and giveaways.
  • Free Activities: From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. including food and beverages
  • Vendors on Site: East Penn, Xtratuf, and Navico (Lowrance, Simrad, B&G).
  • BoatU.S. on site: The local tower will be on site to answer all membership and service questions. They will also offer $50 off unlimited Saltwater or Gold towing packages.
  • Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Florida Star representatives will also be at the event to answer questions and accept registrations for the upcoming 2018 competition that runs May 26 – Sept. 3, 2018.

The Lantana West Marine store is home to thousands of products and is designed to appeal to the local offshore fishing, sailing and cruising communities, as well as those who enjoy paddlesports and simply spending time on and around the water.

Merchandise highlights in the Lantana store include:

  • Fishing: All variety of gear necessary to satisfy customers through the indoor Bait Shack
  • Apparel: Men’s and women’s shorts, shoes, sunglasses, T-shirts, safety gear and more
  • Engine Parts: Fully equipped to handle outboard and inboard motors
  • Stand-Up Paddleboards/Kayaks: An array of options for paddling
  • Electronics: Vast selection of all type of electronic gear from today’s hottest brands

For more information about West Marine’s upcoming Lantana grand opening celebration, visit EventBrite.

About West Marine

Each person has a unique connection to the water. At West Marine, our knowledge, enthusiasm and products prepare Waterlife adventurers to foster that connection and explore their passions. With more than 250 stores located in 38 states and Puerto Rico and an eCommerce website reaching domestic, international and professional customers, West Marine is recognized as a leading Waterlife Outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers and paddlesports enthusiasts. Since first opening our doors in 1968, West Marine associates continue to share the same love for the water as our customers and provide helpful advice on the gear and gadgets they need to be safe and have fun. To learn more about West Marine, please visit the West Marine website at

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