We stand behind all the products we make. Our Boatman Boardshort is warranted against defects in materials and craftsmanship for as long as you own the item and we will repair or replace the product free of charge per our standard return procedures. Our lifetime warranty does not extend to normal wear and tear, damage caused by misuse, alterations, fading, improper care, abuse or other circumstances which, in our sole discretion, violate the warranty. There is no need or requirement to register your warranty with Roark. For any warranty issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, providing photos of the product.