The manufacturer warrants this product to be free from defects in workmanship and materials, under normal use and conditions, for a period of three (3) years from the original invoice date. The manufacturer agrees, at its option during the warranty period, to repair any defect in material or workmanship or to furnish a repaired or refurbished product of equal value in exchange without charge. Such repair or replacement is subject to verification of the defect or malfunction by visual inspection and proof of purchase as confirmed by showing the serial number on the paddle shaft. Shipping, handling, packing, return postage, and insurance fees are to be paid by the customer. If the paddle is found to be defective, customer will be reimbursed shipping costs.