We guarantee each new production Talamex® inflatable boat and accessories attached thereto (hereafter referred to as “Product”) to be free from defects in material and workmanship, but only when the consumer sale is made in a country to which distribution is authorized by us.
II. The warranty shall become effective only upon receipt of a completed Warranty Registration Card or digital registration confirmation, which should happen 2 weeks after purchase at last. The product will be registered by a serial number This warranty shall remain in effect as described below.
A. For Talamex® Highline boats, a 3-year warranty of the hull fabric against cracking, porosity and rot, is valid. The material of all the other Talamex® boats are covered by a 2-year warranty against cracking, porosity and rot.
B. Fibreglass hull is covered by a 2-year warranty.
C. Hull seams of Talamex® Highline boats are covered against delaminating by a limited 3-year warranty, where hull seams of all other Talamex® boats are covered against delaminating by a limited 2-year warranty.
NOTE: Seams are determined to have delaminated when the outer coating separates from the fabric base or the seam loses its structural strength. If delamination occurs on only one seam and not on the entire boat, the seam is to be repaired under warranty.
D. All other boat parts, including but not limited to components such as car locks, lifting handles, pumps, boat bag transom holder, transom, “D” rings, stringers, “H” fittings, floor boards are covered by a limited 2 year warranty.
III. Exclusion of this warranty
Since this warranty applies only to defects in material and workmanship, it does not apply to normal wear and tear, or to damage caused by:
A. Neglect, lack of maintenance, accident, abnormal operation or improper installation or services;
B. Use of an accessory or part not manufactured or sold by us;
C. Participating in or preparing for racing or other competitive activity;
D. Alteration or removal of parts.
E. Use of an outboard motor with a higher capacity than the capacity plate indicates.
F. Charter, rental and commercial use.
G. Damage as a result of force majeure including, but not limited to abnormal water, wind and weather circumstances, etc.
H. Incorrect use like, but not limited to, incorrect harbouring, beaching or towing, collision, incorrect use of a trailer.
I. Damage as a result of theft or fire.
J. Damage caused by rainfall from the sky, tree juices, spilling of chemicals
K. Normal abatement, wear, discolouration, dullness and aging of cloth, metal, wood and plastic.
L. Damage or abatement of cosmetic surfaces like tears, hair cracks, discolouration, hallowed spaces, fading or oxidation of the gel coat.
M. Osmotic blistering or tears in the gel coat, including spider shaped tears.
N. Costs of normal maintenance and cleaning
O. Consequential damage or incidental damage.
P. Moisture damage to wooden parts as a consequence of not maintaining a protective coating for these parts.
Q. Damage caused by use of cleaners, other than advised elsewhere in this manual.
IV. This warranty does not cover incidental or consequential costs or expenses such as: haul–out, launch, towing transport and storage charges; telephone or rental charges of any type, inconvenience, or loss of time or income; or other consequential damages.
V. Customer must provide reasonable access to the product for warranty service by delivering the product for inspection to a Talamex® dealer authorized to service the purchaser’s product. Purchaser shall pay for all related transportation charges and/or any other expenses associated with that service. Any product or parts shipped by purchaser for inspection or repair must be shipped with transportation charges prepaid. The Warranty Registration Card, in combination with the purchasing account, is the only valid registration identification and must be presented at the time warranty service is required. Warranty claims will not be accepted without presentation of the Warranty Registration Card.
VI. Our obligation under this Warranty shall be limited to repairing a defective part, or at our option, refunding the purchase price or replacing such part or parts as shall be necessary to remedy any malfunction resulting from defects in material or workmanship as covered by this Warranty. We reserve the right to improve the design of any product without assuming any obligation to modify any product previously manufactured.
VII. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights that vary from country to country.