West Marine

CW editor Mark Pillsbury check out the marine retailer's latest large-format store in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. With a focus on boating on Long Island Sound, West Marine's Flagship store has a focus on salt water fishing, as well as gear for boaters headed toward the region's lakes and rivers. Read more here.

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New from the ground up, the latest West Marine Flagship Store to open is located on Boston Post Road in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.Mark Pillsbury

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To celebrate the opening of its Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Flagship Store, West Marine employees served hotdogs to a long line of customers.Mark Pillsbury

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West Marine CEO Geoff Eisenberg describes the store to reporters to kick of a tour of the Flagship and lunch.Mark Pillsbury

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Store Manager Chris Primm is fairly new to Connecticut, but the North Carolina native is an old hand at West Marine. He's an avid fisherman, boater, and diver.Mark Pillsbury

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Lenny Mazzotti explains how his company's wireless Auto Tether engine shut-off fob works. Auto Tether hails from East Hartford, Connecticut.Mark Pillsbury