West Marine Press Release

Meet Daring Underwater Photographer Tony Ludovico and Recieve a Free Print at the West Marine Booth, During the Miami International Boat Show - 11a.m. to 1p.m., Thursday through Sunday At the West Marine Booth #2028

Media Contacts:

Laurie Fried
West Marine

Watsonville, CA (February 12, 2013)

West Marine (Nasdaq:WMAR), the country’s largest retailer of boating supplies and accessories, today announced that one of the top underwater marine photographers in the world, Tony Ludovico, will be signing Pelagic merchandise and providing free prints at the West Marine Booth #2028, during the Miami International Boat Show. Ludovico will be greeting fans from 11a.m. to 1p.m. from Thursday, February 14 through Sunday, February, 17.

A world-class freediver and former underwater cameraman for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic, Ludovico captures awe-inspiring and startling imagery of sharks, marlins, sailfish and game fish under the water. As one of the top underwater marine photographers in the world, Ludovico’s remarkable images are used by Pelagic in their gear and accessories.

About West Marine

West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has nearly 300 company-operated stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, and five franchised stores in Turkey. Our Direct-to-Customer division, which comprises our call center, direct mail and e-commerce channels, offers customers over 75,000 products plus the convenience of exchanging catalog and e-commerce 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).