Argos Nautic

Warranty & Service

Argos Nautic Limited Warranty
 
3 Year Limited Warranty (For models 2016 and newer)
1. Argos Nautic provides warranty to the original purchaser of a properly registered Argos Nautic Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB). Each registered Argos Nautic RIB and its parts and accessories are warranted by Argos Nautic (OEM) under normal use from the original date of purchase.
A. Fabric: Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSM) coated tube fabric is warranted for five (5) years against porosity deterioration affecting serviceability. This warranty is not applied against discoloration, puncture, fading, tearing, ripping, cracking, abrasion, change, negligence, accident and ordinary wear and tear through use. This will be covered by the manufacturer of the fabric Orca Pennel & Flipo.
B. Tube Valves: Inflation valves are warranted for two (2) years. This warranty does not include ordinary wear and tear, negligence and damage from improper inflation techniques.
C. Tube Seams: Inflatable tubes air holding seams are warranted for two (2) years against separation and subsequent loss of air which exceeds twenty percent (20%) of recommended inflation pressure when measured over five (5) days while maintaining the boat at a constant temperature in a controlled environment. Running the boat with underinflated tubes may result in damage to the tubes. It is important to check and maintain the correct inflation pressure always.
Argos Nautic will repair and/or replace the tubes at no charge during the fisrt (1) year.
D. Fiberglass hull: The fiberglass hull is warranted for three (3) years against structural defects in materials and workmanship. This warranty does not include the surface finish or any damage due to misuse, negligence or ordinary wear. This warranty is not valid if the boat is operated with an outboard motor that exceeds the maximum horsepower rating as authorized by Argos Nautic.
E. Accessories: Handles, seats, rings, moorings, cushions, steering systems and cables, hydraulic hoses and fittings, fuel systems, associated hoses, fittings, tanks, hardware and electrical cables, are warranted for one (1) year against material defects and workmanship except for bilge and water pumps. Painted and finished surfaces are not included in this warranty.
 
2. Warranty Limits. The items below are not covered under Manufacturer Warranty:
A. Minor boat damage, including and not limited to gelcoat grazing or blistering.
B. Boat damage due to negligence, accident, misuse, alteration, improper operation, improper tailoring, collision, fire, theft, vandalism, riot, explosion, objects striking boat, use of an outboard motor that exceeds the maximum horsepower. Improper maintenance or storage.
C. Damage resulting from towing and lifting the boat.
 
D. Exposure to harsh and corrosive chemicals.
E. Parts installed by anyone other than Argos Nautic and Argos Nautic authorized personnel and service providers.
F. Damage caused by the installation and use of aftermarket parts.
G. Boats purchased for racing or other competitive events and charter, rental, commercial or government use.
H. Work performed on the boat by unauthorized service providers and personnel.
I. Freight, delivery, storage and other similar charges.
J. Installed equipment such as electronics carries its own product and service warranties. In such cases, any warranty claims regarding those parts should be directed to those manufacturers.
K. Boat use in a manner contrary to the instructions indicated in the Owner’s Manual.
 
3. Commercial: Warranty for a boat purchased for commercial and/or governmental use will be covered as follows:
A. Fabric: Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSM) coated tube fabric is warranted for three (3) years against porosity deterioration affecting serviceability. This warranty is not applied against discoloration, puncture, fading, tearing, ripping, cracking, abrasion, change, negligence, accident and ordinary wear and tear through use.
B. Seams: Air holding seams of the inflatable tubes are warranted for one (1) year against separation and subsequent loss of air which exceeds twenty percent (20%) of recommended inflation pressure when measured over five (5) days while maintaining the boat at a constant temperature in a controlled environment. Running the boat with underinflated tubes may result in damage to the tubes. It is important to check and maintain the correct inflation pressure always.
C. Fiberglass hull: The fiberglass hulls are warranted for two (2) years against structural defects in materials and workmanship. This warranty does not include the surface finish or any damage due to misuse, negligence or ordinary wear. This warranty is not valid if the boat is operated with an outboard motor that exceeds the maximum horsepower rating as authorized by Argos Nautic.
 
E. Accessories: Handles, seats, rings, moorings, cushions, steering systems and cables, hydraulic hoses and fittings, fuel systems, associated hoses, fittings, tanks, hardware and electrical cables, are warranted for one hundred and twenty (120) days against material defects and workmanship except for bilge and water pumps. This warranty does not include any painted or finished surfaces.
 
4. Transferability: This warranty is transferable to another owner within one (1) year of original effective date of sale if the original warranty card is on file with Argos Nautic. The transferred warranty is prorated in time with respect to date of original purchase.
 
5. Effective Date and Conditions: This warranty is effective on the date of sale provided that the warranty registration card is properly completed and mailed by the retail purchaser and received by Argos Nautic within fifteen (15) days from date of purchase.
 
6. Miscellaneous: This warranty is valid unless the Argos Nautic boat is subject to negligence, accident, improper operation or trailering, improper maintenance or storage, commercial or abnormal use or application, puncture, tearing, ripping, abrasion and ordinary wear and tear. This warranty applies only to those parts and components manufactured by Argos Nautic and installed by the OEM and OEM authorized personnel. 
 
This warranty is exclusive and in lieu of all other expressed or implied warranties. This warranty expressly excludes implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for use, except as specifically set forth within this warranty. Argos Nautic sole obligation and the exclusive remedy under this warranty, is limited to repair and/or replacement for parts found to be defective. In the event exact replacement parts or boats are not available at the time of the warranty claim, Argos Nautic may substitute parts or boats of the same or better quality and the customer hereby agrees to accept such replacement in satisfaction of the warranty. Argos Nautic is not liable for any consequential, incidental or contingent damages. Individual states do not allow (A) limitations on how long applied warranties last and (B) the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, above limitations or exclusions may not apply. This warranty gives specific legal rights.
 

 

 

 

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