West Marine Will Host 2017 Marine Electronics Expo April 8

One-day event in five store locations will feature vendors, giveaways and opportunities to try out the latest in marine electronics

WATSONVILLE, CA, March 30, 2017 – West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, is eager to announce that its second annual Marine Electronics Expo will take place at five West Marine locations Saturday, Apr. 8.

West Marine Specialists and vendor experts will be available to answer customers’ questions about specific products, from marine electronics to a wide variety of core boating items. The select West Marine store locations are:

  • • Shelter Island, San Diego, CA, 1250 Rosecrans St.
  • • Newport Beach, CA, 3433 Via Lido Way
  • • Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2401 S. Andrews Ave.
  • • St. Petersburg, FL, 2010 Tyrone Blvd. North
  • • North Palm Beach, FL, 11241 US Hwy 1

These five stores will host an array of attractions between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., including product demos, prizes and giveaways. Featured vendors (which will vary by location) include: Lowrance, Raymarine, Garmin, Simrad, ICOM, Uniden, Fusion, B&G and ACR.

The first 50 customers who attend the Marine Electronics Expo Apr. 8 at each participating store will receive a West Marine Mystery Gift Card, valued at $5 to $500. In addition, customers can enter to win a GoPro Camera valued at $199.99.

Guests also will have an opportunity to enter the West Marine and Lowrance “Get Hooked” Sweepstakes, which runs from Apr. 1 to May 7. Participants have a chance to win a West Marine Pompano 120 STX Angler Kayak, a Lowrance Elite-5 Ti Fishfinder/Chartplotter and a $200 West Marine gift card (a total value of up to $2,000). To review the official rules and to enter online, visit westmarine.com/sweepstakes.

For more information about West Marine’s 2017 Marine Electronics Expo, visit westmarine.com/expo.

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