ABOUT WEST MARINE
West Marine, Inc. is the nation's largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and apparel, with 365 stores in 38 states, Canada and Puerto Rico, and more than $660 million in annual sales. The Company's successful catalog and Internet channels offer customers approximately 50,000 products - far more than any competitor - and the convenience of being able to exchange catalog and Internet purchases at its retail stores. The Company's Port Supply division is the country's largest wholesale distributor 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).