West Marine - Canada Lowers All Prices Due to Stronger Canadian Dollar


    West Marine One of First Retailers to Adjust Prices in All Canadian
    Stores

    WATSONVILLE, CA, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - West Marine, Inc., retailer of boating
supplies and accessories, is one of the first major retailers to change all
pricing in their Canadian stores to adjust for a stronger Canadian dollar.
    This change went into effect today and will provide stronger value to
Canadian customers.
    "One of our founding principles at West Marine is to deliver 'Better than
expected' customer service," said Justin Riley, District Manager. "We are
adhering to our principles by meeting our customer's requests for fair
pricing."West Marine stores in Canada are located at:

    2000 Island Highway North, Ste 120
    Nanaimo, BC V9S 5W3

    8331 River Rd
    Richmond, BC V6X 1Y1

    2210 Beacon Ave.
    Sidney, BC V8L 1X1

    1601 West 2nd Avenue
    Vancouver, BC V6J 1H3

    2929 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC V8T 4M8

    33 Molson Park Dr
    Barrie, ON L4N 9H5

    1092 Princess St, Unit D3
    Kingston, ON K7L 1H2

    900 King Street
    Midland, ON L4R 4L1

    321 Cornwall Rd
    Oakville, ON L6J 7Z5

    177 Lake Shore Blvd
    East Toronto, ON M5A 1B7ABOUT WEST MARINE

    West Marine, retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has 380 West
Marine stores in 38 states, Puerto Rico and 10 stores in Canada. The Company's
catalog and Internet channels offer customers approximately 50,000 products -
far more than any competitor - and the convenience of exchanging catalog and
Internet purchases at its retail stores. The Company's 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).




For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: Kimberly Eberl, West Marine,
(773) 771-6807; Laurie Fried, West Marine, (831) 761-6944