West Marine Press Release
|FUN FACTS ABOUT WEST MARINE’S OLD SAYBROOK FLAGSHIP STORE|
OLD SAYBROOK, CT (April 10, 2012)
West Marine (Nasdaq: WMAR), the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories is opening its newest flagship store at 1667 Boston Post Road in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
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West Marine has donated over $4,776,900 to non-profit organizations that support boating and the marine environment. West Marine will hold a Cruising for a Cause Charity Event on April 12th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Old Saybrook Store. Attendees will enjoy music from Outtakes, food, beverages, raffle items and giveaways and a live and silent auction including chartered fishing trips and a Raymarine e7. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds are donated to the following charities: Mystic Seaport, Sea-Legs, Inc., the Connecticut Marine Trades Association, the Pettipaug Yacht Club Sailing Academy, Leukemia Cup Regatta and the Maritime Education Network.
ABOUT WEST MARINE
West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has more than 310 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).