Two Year Limited Warranty

Lightning Kayaks takes great pride in the kayaks we produce.  We adhere to a strict set of standards to ensure you a great time on the water.  Lightning Kayaks guarantees and warrants you new kayak against defects in workmanship and materials for 2 years from its purchase date for the original owner.  For the warranty to be valid, the original purchaser must register their kayak through the Lightning Kayaks website within 2 weeks of purchase. Warranty is only valid to the original owner.

Implied Warranty Information

Any implied warranties, including implied warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, shall be no longer than the duration of this express warranty. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Lightning makes no express warranties in addition to this Limited Warranty. Lightning dealers have no authority to make any warranties on behalf of Lightning Kayaks in addition to or inconsistent with those stated herein.

To the extent any provision of this warranty is prohibited by Federal, State or Municipal law and cannot be preempted, it shall not be applicable. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have other rights, which vary from state to state.

Two Year Limited Warranty for Lightning Kayaks

Lightning Kayaks warrant that this boat is free from defects in materials and workmanship to retail customer in their approved regions.

Two year coverage on hull and all components.

This warranty does NOT cover:

  • Normal wear and discoloration.
  • Damage caused by abuse or failure to perform normal maintenance.
  • Damage caused by hitting submerged objects or beaching without retracting Freedom drive and rudder.
  • Damage caused by mooring or storing boat in water.
  • Damage caused by improperly supporting kayak when transporting or storing
  • Weather related damage, such as freezing, prolonged sun exposure, or high winds.
  • Damage caused by alterations or modifications.
  • Transportation of boat or parts to Lightning Kayaks or its dealers.
  • Any boat used for rental or in commercial service of any kind.
  • Any other consequential damage, incidental damages or incidental expense, including damage to property. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation may not apply to you.

To obtain warranty service:

Within 30 days of discovering a defect, take your boat, along with proof of purchase (sales receipt or registration card) to the authorized Lightning dealer from whom you purchased your boat, unless you have moved or are traveling. In that case, take it to the nearest authorized Lightning dealer.

If you purchased your Lightning Kayak direct, you will need to fill out this form and attach photos as well as describe the defect in full detail.

Our Pledge

At Lightning Kayaks we’re water enthusiasts like you. We know the importance of spending time on the water, time with family and counting on your gear to provide exceptional experiences. Our goal is to keep you on the water enjoying our kayak for years to come.


Rest assured that when you purchase your new Lightning Kayak from an authorized Lightning dealer or direct through us, it comes with a 2-Year Warranty. The Warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, improper storage, or running into stuff. The Warranty covers defects in the materials, manufacturing and design.

Disclaimer – Product Life Cycle

Every Lightning Kayak has a useful product life cycle. The length of that life cycle will vary depending on multiple factors including; the construction and materials, incorrect storage and transport, exposure to excessive heat or sunlight, maintenance and care, and the amount and type of use your kayak is subjected to over its life. Our staff has over 100 years of service to this industry, and we will always try to point you in the right direction. Our goal is to help you stay “Connected To The Water.”

Product Registration

Registering your Lightning Kayak will enable us to contact you with Lightning product updates which may contain very important and relevant information relating to the Lightning product you purchased, as well as make other valuable content available to you should you choose to opt-in.

Please read your Owner’s Manual

Read your entire owner’s manual and warranty card, there’s some great information in there! To find your owner’s manual click here.