Warranty

Savage Fibreglass boat warranty special provisions require that:

1. The boat must be maintained and used in accordance with the Boat Capacity Plate and Necessary Maintenance Directions attached to the boat and owners manual.

2. The boat and/or outboard/inboard engine must not have been altered or operated outside safe boating practices or the limits of the design specifications set down in the brochure or owners manual.

3. The boat has not been damaged by neglect, accident, improper use or used for competitive purposes.

4. The warranty does not cover any consequential expenses beyond the warranty repair of the boat itself, e.g. Freighting

5. Telwater Pty. Ltd. shall not be liable for consequential loss of any kind arising out of the supply or operation of the boat.

6. The fitting of wedges and anti-ventilation plate foils to the outboard/inboard engine could void the warranty.

7. Any work agreed to be repaired by Telwater will be done ex factory, and freighting costs to and from the factory will be the purchasers' responsibility. The warranty doesn't cover items replaced during normal service & maintenance operations and which are subject to wear.

8. Subject to item 9, the above warranty is in lieu of any and all warranties expressed or implied, conferred by statute or otherwise and is the only warranty given by Telwater Pty. Ltd. on the boat or any part thereof. Any warranties under the Sale Of Goods Act are expressly excluded.

9. All warranties and conditions implied under the Trade Practices Act, including as to one of merchantable quality, are not excluded by this warranty except that Telwater Pty. Ltd. limits its liability for breach to:
(a) the replacement of the boat or products; or
(b) the repair of the boat or products,
at Telwater Pty. Ltd. option with all freighting costs to be the purchaser's responsibility.

10. Excludes windscreen/windshield breakage and leakage around windscreens/windshields or other designed openings.

11. Telwater Pty. Ltd. provides a general warranty as to the fitness for the purpose for the period of 12 months from the date of purchase with regard to upholstery, including lounges, backrests and seats.

12. Telwater Pty. Ltd. will NOT warrant boats, which have been improperly trailed. E.g. Incorrect or insufficient tie down from vessel to trailer, no engine support through an engine support bracket and off road use.

13A. Telwater will repair or replace, at its sole discretion, any Structural Hull Defect, as defined below, which is reported within 10 years (120 months) from the boats delivery to the original retail purchaser. For purposes of this Limited Warranty: 1) The "Hull" shall mean the single fibreglass moulded shell and integral structure within that shell, including stringers, floorboards and related structural reinforcements, all of which are below the hull flange; and 2) a "Structural Hull Defect" shall mean a substantial defect in the Boat's Hull which causes the Boat to be unfit or unsafe for general use as a pleasure craft under normal operating conditions.

13B. Telwater will repair or replace, at its sole discretion any other boat accessory found to be defective which is reported within 3years (36 months) from the boats delivery to the original retail purchaser.

14. For the warranty conditions and period on your inboard/outboard engine please refer back to the manufactures owners' manual supplied with these items.

What is not covered under warranty?

1. Damage or deterioration of a cosmetic surface and gel coat finishes, including cracking, crazing, discoloration and fading.

2. Any failure or defect caused by an act of nature resulting in damage, cost, or expense.

3. Any representation or implication relating to speed, range, fuel consumption or estimated performance characteristics.

Commercial Use

Telwater Pty. Ltd. does not warrant boats used commercially or warrant that Savage Fibreglass boats are suitable for your particular commercial application.

It is a condition of the sale to you of any boat or Telwater Pty. Ltd. product that the warranties and special provisions as set out above form part of the contract of sale between Telwater Pty. Ltd. and you.

Savage Trailer Three Year Limited Warranty

Three Year Limited Frame Warranty:
Telwater Pty. Ltd. warrants each Savage boat trailer frame and its fabricated steel components including the ball coupling and wheels (but excluding tyres and tubes) to be free of structural or welding defects for a period of three years from the date of original purchase.

One Year Limited Warranty:

Telwater Pty. Ltd. warrants the hot dipped galvanized finished surface of each Savage trailer and its components for one year from the date of manufacture on the compliance plate against red rust. This warranty extends to u-bolts, nuts, bolts, mechanical braking equipment (excluding disc brake surface, brake cables and adjusters) and the manual winch but excludes the strap or cable.

Telwater Pty. Ltd. provides a general warranty as to the fitness for the purpose for the period of 12 months from the date of purchase with regard to trailer springs, winch and equipment and trailer plastic guards.

Six Month Limited Warranty:

Telwater Pty. Ltd. provides a general warranty as to fitness for purpose for a period of six months from the date of original purchase with regard to trailer lighting, hydraulic and mechanical braking equipment, axles, wheel bearings ,springs (excluding water entry), seals, tyres (excluding wear), the surface finish of painted or powder coated wheels and jockey wheels.

Obligations of Telwater:

Telwater Pty Ltd: Our liability for trailers of our own manufacture is limited to making good on the above warranties, any defects by repairing the same or, at our option, by replacement after the trailer has been sold by our dealer for the first time.

Special provisions:

  • The warranties herein contained extend to the original purchaser (whose details are recorded by Telwater Pty. Ltd.) only. They do not cover any person to whom a trailer is transferred.
  • Exercise of any of the above Warranties is subject to delivery of the trailers to Telwater Pty. Ltd., to proof of purchase and the date of purchase (as to which Telwater Pty. Ltd. records shall be conclusive in the case of disagreement).
  • This warranty does not cover the cosmetic appearance of the galvanised surface of a trailer or its components. It does not extend to rust on painted and zinc coated surfaces. It does not cover wear and tear or cosmetic changes to brake pads, winch cables, winch straps, bow rollers and keel rollers.
  • This warranty does not extend to any trailer which is found to have been used for any purpose other than that for which it was manufactured, which is found to be overloaded, which is altered or modified in any way, or which malfunctions due to prior damage, unreasonable use or failure to provide reasonable and necessary maintenance.
  • This warranty will be negated by and Telwater Pty. Ltd. will not bear any responsibility for any warranty procedure or charge carried out without written authorisation by Telwater Pty. Ltd.
  • There shall be no implied or actual warranty with respect to the manufacture of, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of any Telwater trailer and Telwater shall not be liable for any transportation charges, or for any direct, special, incidental, consequential (including loss of profit) or other loss or damage, whether based in contract, tort, or arising from breach of any warranty or otherwise provided that Telwater acknowledges that this warranty does not exclude or limit the application of any provision of any statute (including the Trade Practices Act) where to do so would contravene that Statute or cause any part of this agreement to be void ("non-excludable condition"). Telwater's total liability hereunder for a breach of any non excludable condition (other than implied by Section 69 of the Trade Practices Act) is limited at its option to any one of supplying, repairing or replacing or paying the lost of supplying, repairing or replacing a trailer.
  • Commercial Use or Off Road Use: Telwater Pty Ltd does not warrant trailers used commercially or off road or warrant that Telwater trailers are suitable for a particular commercial or off road application.