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post #24 of Old 07-07-2013
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Re: West Marine: A Love-Hate Relationship

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
In BC, I wonder why all westmarine stores are miles from the water, a nod to car culture. Not many transient cruisers keep a car on board.
I'd say it's more of a nod to the realities of the value or real estate/rental properties, relative to their proximity to the waterfront...

Always have to chuckle at those who gripe about WM's prices, while simultaneously bemoaning the fact that their locations are not all akin to Fawcett's former locale in the heart of Annapolis harbor, or JT's on Thames Street in Newport...
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