Marine.com Acquires Sailnet.com

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Marine.com LLC, a Leading Web boating supply superstore puts the wind back in the sails of Sailnet.com, an award-winning Internet sailing community.

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Marine.com LLC. acquired the intellectual property assets of Marinenet Corp.; including the SailNet.com Web site community. SailNet.com has been recognized as one of Forbes Magazine’s “Best of the Web” four years in a row for its content, resources and community.

“SailNet.com has long been recognized as one of the leading online resources for sailors,” Rob Proctor founder and CEO of Marine.com and an avid sailor, said. “We are focused on expanding the site’s resources and have aggressive plans to enhance the community features of the SailNet.com Web site. It is our belief that we can serve our sailing enthusiasts best by focusing on the community resources that have long been at the heart of the SailNet experience, while providing the SailNet community preferential access to an enhanced and expanded SailNet online superstore” Proctor added.

The parent company of the SailNet web community, Marinenet Corp., filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in July 2005. The primary and most visible asset of Marinenet Corp was the award-winning SailNet web community. Despite the similarity in names there is no relationship between Marine.com LLC. and the dissolved Marinenet Corp.

About Marine.com & SailNet.com

Since its launch in 1997, Marine.com has grown rapidly by providing boaters with a wide selection of boating supplies, knowledgeable customer service and outstanding prices. Marine.com is one of the largest online boating specialty superstores, offering more than 30,000 marine products from its marine.com and cyber-marine.com Web sites. A new addition is the http://shop.SailNet.com superstore.

One of the pioneering online sailing communities, SailNet.com was launched as a bulletin board in 1994 and grew rapidly into the largest online sailing community by the late 1990s. The company today provides sailors with an extensive package of sailing resources, including thousands of articles, email lists to facilitate communication and relationships among like-minded sailors, online forums and access to everyday low prices through its SailNet store, powered by marine.com.

Contact: Marine.com/SailNet.com                

Kane Bender

Director of Marketing

(610) 361.7708

kane@SailNet.com

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