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MONTEREY BOATS 2017 WARRANTY POLICY-DOMESTIC & CANADA

MONTEREY BOATS LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY

MONTEREY BOATS warrants to the original retail purchaser of its product beginning with the 2017 models that it will repair or replace defects in materials and workmanship found to exist in its product during the applicable warranty periods defined below if purchased from an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer, subject to the exclusions, limitations, conditions and provisions noted below. All repairs and replacements under the following warranties will be performed by MONTEREY BOATS or an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer or representative selected by MONTEREY BOATS at its sole discretion.

LIFETIME LIMITED STRUCTURAL HULL AND DECK WARRANTY:

MONTEREY BOATS warrants to the original retail purchaser of its product that MONTEREY BOATS will repair or replace the fiberglass hull or deck of its product if it is found to be structurally defective in materials or workmanship for as long as the original retail purchaser owns the product. For purposes  of this limited warranty: (1) a structural defect is defined as a defect that causes the hull or deck to be unsafe or unfit for use under normal operating conditions; (2) the fiberglass hull is defined as the single fiberglass molded shell and integral fiberglass structural components including stringers, transom and related structural components which are below the hull flange; and (3) the deck is defined as the single fiberglass molded shell and integral fiberglass structural components attached to the hull flange. This warranty is further subject to the exclusions, limitations, conditions and provisions noted below.

TEN-YEAR TRANSFERABLE LIMITED STRUCTURAL HULL AND DECK WARRANTY:

Beginning with the 2017 models, MONTEREY BOATS also offers a Ten-Year Transferable Limited Structural Hull and Deck Warranty. Under this warranty, MONTEREY BOATS will repair or replace the fiberglass hull or deck if it is found to be structurally defective in materials or workmanship within the first ten (10) years after the warranty commencement date. For purposes of this warranty: (1) a structural defect is defined as a defect that causes the hull or deck to be unsafe or unfit for use under normal operating conditions; (2) the fiberglass hull is defined as the single fiberglass molded shell and integral fiberglass structural components including stringers, transom and related structural components which are below the hull flange; and (3) the deck is defined as the single fiberglass molded shell and integral fiberglass structural components attached to the hull flange. This warranty may be transferred to subsequent purchasers (hereinafter “new owner”) provided the new owner registers the transfer and pays the transfer fee in accordance with the requirements set forth below. This transfer will only apply to the balance of any warranty period left during the ten (10) year period commencing on the warranty commencement date.

  1. The request for transfer must be made in writing by the new owner and sent within thirty (30) days of the date of his/her purchase of the boat to:

MONTEREY BOATS

1579 SW 18th Street Williston, Florida 32696

  1. The request must include: A copy of the bill of sale with the Hull ID number, the new owner’s name and address and a Certified Check or Money Order for the correct transfer fee
  1. The transfer fee is $300.00 for boats with hull lengths under 27’, $500.00 for boats with hull lengths from 27’ but under 33’, and $700.00 for boats with hull lengths 33’ and

In the event fiberglass hull or deck work is required, the new owner must return the boat to the original selling dealer or to a dealer authorized to service MONTEREY BOATS products. The cost of returning the boat to and from MONTEREY BOATS or an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer or representative will be the sole responsibility of the new owner. This warranty is further subject to the exclusions, limitations, conditions and provisions noted below.

FIVE-YEAR LIMITED HULL BLISTER WARRANTY:

MONTEREY BOATS warrants to the original retail purchaser of its product that MONTEREY BOATS will repair any osmotic blisters which occur on the underwater gelcoated surfaces of the hull as a result of defects in materials or workmanship within five (5) years from the warranty commencement date according to the following prorated schedule provided that the original factory gelcoat surface has not been altered in any way:

  1. Up to two (2) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 100% of the repair
  2. After two (2) years but up to three (3) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 85% of the repair
  3. After three (3) years but up to four (4) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 65% of the repair
  4. After four (4) years but up to five (5) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 35% of the repair
  5. After five (5) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 0% of the repair

Alterations which will void this warranty include, without limitation, damage, accident repair, sanding, scraping, sandblasting, or improper surface preparation for application of a marine barrier coating or bottom paint. A marine barrier coating must be properly applied to the hull bottom if the boat is to be moored in water for periods of more than sixty (60) days in any ninety (90) day period and a marine barrier coating is also required if the boat is to be bottom painted. This warranty is further subject to the exclusions, limitations, conditions and provisions noted below.

THREE-YEAR EXTERIOR COSMETIC GELCOAT LIMITED WARRANTY:

MONTEREY BOATS warrants to the original retail purchaser of its product that MONTEREY BOATS will correct or repair any cracking or crazing of, and any air voids in, the exterior gelcoat surface of the boat as a result of defects in materials or workmanship within three (3) years from the warranty commencement date according to the following prorated schedule provided that the original factory gelcoat surface has not been altered in any way:

  1. Up to one (1) year from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 100% of the repair
  2. After one (1) year but up to two (2) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 50% of the repair
  1. After two (2) years but up to three (3) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 25% of the repair
  2. After three (3) years from the warranty commencement date, MONTEREY BOATS will pay 0% of the repair

Alterations which will void this warranty include, without limitation, damage, accident repair, sanding, scraping, sandblasting, improper surface preparation for application of a marine barrier coating or paint, or if damage to the exterior gelcoat surface results from or is attributable to the addition of items not installed by MONTEREY BOATS. This warranty expressly excludes from coverage blushing of colored gelcoat below the waterline and is further subject to the exclusions, limitations, conditions and provisions noted below.

LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NON-STRUCTURAL PARTS AND COMPONENTS:

MONTEREY BOATS warrants to the original retail purchaser of its product that MONTEREY BOATS will repair or replace the following described non-structural parts and components for the reasons and during the periods indicated below measured from the warranty commencement date whether or not separately warranted by the part or component manufacturer:

  1. Canvas: if it fades or dry rots within five (5) years or if it is found to be defective in materials or workmanship within two (2)
  2. Upholstery: if it is found to be defective in materials or workmanship within three (3)
  3. Generators: if it is found to be defective in materials or workmanship within five (5)
  4. All other non-structural parts and components: if they are found to be defective in materials or workmanship within one (1)

WHAT IS NOT COVERED:

The limited warranties set forth above do not cover:

  1. Engines, outdrives, air conditioners, and trim tabs;
  2. Any boat that has been repaired or altered by persons other than MONTEREY BOATS or an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer or representative or modified in any way so as to affect its use and operation;
  3. Any boat used for racing or for rental or commercial purposes or that has been subject to misuse, neglect, accident or structural modification;
  4. Normal wear, tear, deterioration (including rust) of hardware, vinyl coverings, vinyl and fabric upholstery, plastic, stainless steel, other metal, wood, and trim tape;
  5. Any defect caused by the failure of the owner to provide reasonable care and maintenance;
  6. Installation of engines, generators, air conditioners, wake board towers, parts or other aftermarket accessories produced, installed or attached by anyone other than MONTEREY BOATS;
  7. Loss of time, inconvenience, loss of the use of the boat or other matters not specifically covered hereunder;
  8. Any boat purchased from an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer located in the United States or Canada that is registered and/or operated outside the United States or Canada; and
  1. Any boat which has previously been repossessed from an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer. However, this exclusion shall not affect the Lifetime Limited Structural Hull and Deck Warranty set forth

GENERAL PROVISIONS:

ALL GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY AND ARE TOTALLY DISCLAIMED BY MONTEREY BOATS. IT IS THE INTENT OF THE PARTIES THAT THE OWNER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT OR ITS ALLEGEDLY DEFECTIVE COMPONENT PARTS AND THAT NO OTHER LEGAL  OR EQUITABLE REMEDIES SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO SAID OWNER. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE INCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS IS A LIMITED WARRANTY. MONTEREY BOATS MAKES NO WARRANTY OTHER THAN CONTAINED HEREIN. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARISING IN STATE LAW ARE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THE PARTICULAR WARRANTED PART, COMPONENT, OR DEFECT. ALL OBLIGATIONS OF MONTEREY BOATS ARE SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH HEREIN. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. MONTEREY BOATS’ OBLIGATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO MAKING REPAIRS TO OR REPLACING THE DEFECTIVE PARTS AND NO CLAIM FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY SHALL BE CAUSE FOR CANCELLATION OR RESCISSION OF THE CONTRACT OR SALE FOR ANY BOAT MANUFACTURED BY MONTEREY BOATS.

This Lifetime Limited Warranty commences on the date of delivery to the original retail purchaser or when the boat has been operated for twenty-five (25) hours or on the first day of the twenty-fifth (25th) month from the date of shipment from MONTEREY BOATS to an authorized MONTEREY BOATS dealer, which ever occurs first.

MONTEREY BOATS will discharge its obligations under this Lifetime Limited Warranty as rapidly as possible, but cannot guarantee any specific completion date due to the different  nature  of claims which may be made and services which may be required. This Lifetime Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state. No person, including a MONTEREY BOATS dealer, is authorized to make any repairs or replacements  under this Lifetime Limited Warranty without the prior written approval of MONTEREY BOATS. MONTEREY BOATS shall in no way be responsible for any repairs not PRE-AUTHORIZED by a MONTEREY BOATS Customer Service Manager or repairs performed by a repair shop not PRE- AUTHORIZED by a MONTEREY BOATS Customer Service Manager.

MONTEREY BOATS does not authorize any person to create or assume for it any other obligation or liability with respect to its products. The sales personnel or other employees of MONTEREY BOATS dealers are not authorized to make warranties concerning MONTEREY BOATS products. No   brochure, pamphlet or other written or pictorial presentation constitutes a warranty or representation as to any aspect of MONTEREY BOATS products.

MONTEREY BOATS shall have no obligation under this Lifetime Limited Warranty unless and until each of the following conditions are met:

  1. The original retail purchaser of its product or the MONTEREY BOATS dealer either completes and returns the Warranty Registration to MONTEREY BOATS by mail or facsimile or the MONTEREY BOATS dealer registers the Warranty electronically “online” within fifteen (15) days from the date the product is delivered to the original retail purchaser;
  2. Notice of each warranty claim is given to the MONTEREY BOATS dealer within a reasonable period of time after discovery of any claimed defect;
  3. Notice of each warranty claim is made in writing to MONTEREY BOATS within the applicable time periods identified in the respective warranties as measured from the date of purchase by the original retail purchaser; and
  4. All transportation charges incurred in transporting the boat for warranty work are paid for by the owner.

MONTEREY BOATS reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice, in prices or to make changes in design, colors, specifications, equipment, options, materials, etc., and MONTEREY BOATS shall be under no obligation to equip or modify product built prior to such changes.

IMPORTANT: Proper registration of the Warranty with MONTEREY BOATS is important for purposes of recording customer information for notification and correction of product defects under the Federal Boat Safety Act.

MONTEREY BOATS is the registered tradename and trademark of SEABRING MARINE INDUSTRIES, INC., a Florida corporation, the warrantor herein.

SEABRING MARINE INDUSTRIES, INC. d.b.a. MONTEREY BOATS 1579 SW 18th Street – Williston, Florida 32696- Phone (352) 528-2628 / Fax (352) 529-2628