West Marine Sponsors Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show

The event takes place from April 19-22 West Marine to give away 1,000 gift cards

Watsonville, CA, Apr 10, 2018 - West Marine, the world’s premier retailer of boating, fishing, sailing and paddling gear, proudly announced today their corporate sponsorship of the Pacific Sail and Powerboat Show that will take place April 19-22 in Richmond, CA.

At both the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, the annual event offers the opportunity for attendees to see the latest boats and talk to representatives of top brands. Each year, more than 12,000 boaters enjoy in-water demos, hands-on activities, model yacht racing and hundreds of seminars from experts on a multitude of boating and sailing-related topics.

The show is produced by Sail America, which is the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry. Established in 1990, the organization aims to promote the health and growth of sailing as well as professional development for its members.

Jim Abel, West Marine Regional Vice President and current President of Sail America, says “We are excited for this partnership - both West Marine and Sail America have strong roots in the sailing business. Sponsoring this show is just one step of many that West Marine will be taking to support the sailing industry and boating community.”

In addition to the sponsorship, West Marine will give away 1,000 mystery gift cards valued between $5 and $100.

For more information, please visit www.westmarine.com

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 westmarine.com

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