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Dock-Through Shopping at new Redden Marine Supply

by Kurt Hoehne

Seattle Store Opens April 26 on the Ship Canal. Everyone’s invited!  

It makes perfect sense, a marine store you can get to by boat. Redden Marine, which caters to both the commercial fishing and recreational marine industries, is opening a a new store on Ship Canal in the facility that previously housed LeClerq Shipbuilding and Henderson Boat Company.

Redden, which has been in business since 1959, serves both the commercial and recreational marine sectors. This new 37,000 square foot combined sales and distribution facility will serve both. The storefront at 1080 West Ewing Street is central to Fisherman’s Terminal, Lake Union, Elliott Bay and Shilshole Bay Marina by road.

The 37,000 sq. ft. Redden facility and what it will look like soon (inset). The building will house both a distribution facility and 7,000 sq. ft. retail store.

Redden’s 7,000 square-foot retail store is open to the general public and there is an open-air distribution center that provides an impressive display of the working side of the marine business. There will be more than 20,000 consistently in-stock items, withmore than 50,000 high-quality marine supply items available through reddenmarine.com.

“Redden Marine Supply is proud to enter the thriving maritime market here in Seattle, where I believe we’ll stand apart as a sought-after resource for local commercial and recreational boaters,” says Redden’s executive vice president, Mike Reese, who is pleased with public response to date. “We truly believe our robust, best-in-class product selection and commitment to hiring the most technically knowledgeable and friendly staff in the industry will contribute to our long-term success in the region.”

“We hand-selected this new location because it’s situated in the heart of both commercial and recreational boating areas,” says Reese. “The Redden team is extremely pleased to be setting-up-shop in the heart of Seattle’s boating action to better serve and connect with our customers.”

Redden Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its new Seattle location on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The general public, boating-enthusiasts and industry professionals are invited to meet factory representatives who will host live product demonstrations throughout the day, and are encouraged to take part in technical seminars, enjoy refreshments and participate in an hourly raffle for great prizes.


ABOUT REDDEN MARINE SUPPLY: Founded in 1959, Redden Marine Supply is a leading supplier to the recreational marine and commercial fishing industries in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Redden-certified technicians are on-hand to assist leisure and professional mariners choose from more than 50,000 parts and accessories for boats, including electrical, plumbing, hydraulics, engine parts, safety gear, paint and maintenance supplies. With six locations in Washington State and Alaska, the company offers products and services through brick and mortar retail stores, its thousand-page master catalog, a wholesale distribution network, along with a thriving e-Commerce website: www.reddenmarine.com.



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