Woodbridge Welcomes Newer, Larger West Marine Store

Festivities for March 18-19 grand opening includes activities for the whole family

WATSONVILLE, CA, February 22, 2017 — West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, is thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of its brand-new, larger store in Woodbridge, New Jersey, March 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The store will host an array of attractions on opening day, March 18, including food and refreshments, vendors on site, activities for kids, prizes and giveaways, and much more!

The new store is located at 893 Saint George Avenue in Woodbridge at St. George Crossings Plaza (at the intersection of Route 1/9 and Route 35). Come celebrate with West Marine and enjoy food and refreshments from local restaurant Bertucci’s, the BlueFuture Kids Zone, which includes a host of fun and educational activities for kids, and fantastic raffle giveaways from some of West Marine’s top vendors.

Highlights for the weekend include:

  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m., featuring special guest Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac
  • Vendors on Site: Maui Jim, East Penn, Garmin, Raymarine, Lowrance, Pettit Paint and more
  • Plus: Prizes and giveaways, BlueFuture activities for kids, and more

The new, 14,000-plus-square-foot West Marine store is home to thousands of products and is designed to appeal to the local boating, fishing, sailing and cruising communities, as well as those who enjoy paddlesports and simply spending time on and around the water.

Merchandise highlights in store include:

  • Fishing: All variety of gear necessary to satisfy customers in our indoor Fishing 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

“The new Woodbridge store will be a welcome port for those who enjoy Raritan Bay, the Jersey Shore, the fishing canyons, Hudson River and even New York Harbor,” says West Marine’s Woodbridge Store Manager Brian Davin. “Our mission is to be the one and only one-stop shop for all who enjoy life on the water.”

Davin previously served as Manager of West Marine’s Perth Amboy location before taking over the Woodbridge store. Being raised in Massachusetts and spending all his summers in Cape Cod gave Davin a lifelong appreciation for the water. He’s owned 17 boats over the years and currently has a passion for kayaking and paddling, which he enjoys with his wife of 24 years and their four children.

West Marine’s Woodbridge store crew includes 14 Associates who have hundreds of combined years’ experience cruising, fishing, sailing and paddling. Store specialists include Paul Archibald (Electronics,) Sean Clark (Inventory,) Raven Crispino (AFA) and John Matrorelli (Engine Parts).

“The entire Woodbridge store team is as passionate about life on the water as our customers,” says Davin. They’re ready to answer any and all questions, from the best spots to go fishing, to picking out the perfect SUP, to helping advise customers how to make repairs.”

More information about West Marine’s upcoming Woodbridge grand open celebration, visit westmarine.com/woodbridge.

About West Marine

Each person has a unique connection to the water. At West Marine (westmarine.com, NASDAQ: WMAR), our knowledge, enthusiasm and products prepare 21st century adventurers to foster that connection and explore their passions. With more than 250 stores located in 38 states and Puerto Rico, an eCommerce website reaching domestic and international customers, and a wholesale business for our 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.

Media Contact

Margo Donohue | press@westmarine | 917.679.6945