West Marine Press Release

WEST MARINE ANNOUNCES DELTAVILLE, VIRGINIA GRAND OPENING - Newest Middle Peninsula West Marine Grand Opening July 13th – 15th


Laurie Fried

WATSONVILLE, CA (June 6, 2012)

West Marine announced today the grand opening celebration of its newest location in Deltaville, Virginia from Friday, July 13th through Sunday, July 15th. The brand new store will be located at 16723 General Puller Highway in Deltaville with grand opening events taking place place 8:00 am – 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday and 8:00 am – 7:00pm on Sunday.

Responding to the needs of Middle Peninsula boaters, this new store will be 15,000 square feet and will feature a large selection of fishing gear, marine electronics, sailing hardware, boating supplies, an engine parts counter, plus casual and technical apparel designed for the outdoors.

Store Manager Maggie Haynes has been with West Marine for over 15 years and is a passionate power boater. “All of us at the Deltaville West Marine are passionate about boating,” says Haynes. “By increasing the size of our store, we will offer even more in terms of fishing gear, engine parts and everything you need for a great day on the Rappahannock River, the Piankatank River, or the Chesapeake Bay” Haynes adds.

There will be 19 Associates at the new West Marine who have over 160 years’ experience on the water and over 50,000 nautical miles under their collective belts. In fact, Associate Paula Richardson has over 40 years of boating experience and her fellow Associate Richard Tucker has spent 30 years’ as a Mercury dealer. Both look forward to serving the needs of the Deltaville community.


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).