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Lemon Law for Boats and Watercrafts

It is vital to understand that Lemon Law applies to more than just road vehicles. It protects you, the consume and California boat laws cover all forms of watercraft. When it comes to boats and watercraft, many defects can become serious safety hazards. Additionally, defective boats can simply affect your overall ability to use and enjoy your vessel. Any defect that prevents you from using your watercraft as intended can define your boat as a lemon. At My Lemon Law Lawyer we have a team that specializes in California Boating Lemon Law. We will do everything to get you a fair settlement for your trouble.

The boat lemon law in California is consumer-friendly, and it was established to give boat buyers legal recourse if they’ve been stuck with a lemon. This means you don’t have to put up with a defective watercraft.

Our legal team can help you understand your rights, your warranty, your legal options, and exactly how you need to act today to get what you deserve under the law. California has one of the most extensive boat lemon laws in the nation to ensure consumer protection. If a consumer has been sold a defective vessel, boat, or recreational watercraft of any size and finds that it is a serious safety hazard to operate, it can qualify as a “lemon” under California law.

My Lemon Law Lawyer will exhaustively research every minute detail of your boat’s history and repair record to make sure that you receive the highest possible settlement. if the manufacturer of a defective boat or one of the boat’s components doesn’t offer you a fair and just settlement, our firm will not hesitate to take the boat’s manufacturer, component’s manufacturer or a liable boat dealership to court to make sure you are properly compensated. Rest assured; we will take care of you!

What Types of Boats Are Covered by California Lemon Law?

  • Sail boats
  • Pontoon boats
  • Motor boats
  • Catamarans
  • Fishing boats
  • Jet skis
  • Speed boats
  • Yachts

You as a boat and watercraft buyer are entitled to a replacement or refund if there’s any defect that has not been fixed after a reasonable number of repair attempts and is still under the manufacturer’s warranty. Contact us right away. You can trust our attorneys to help you achieve a successful outcome.

Proving Your Boat Is a Lemon

If you have a lemon watercraft or boat, then the manufacturer is required under California law to either reimburse you for your costs (of the boat and of the repairs) or to replace your vessel.

In order to earn your right to either repurchase (refund) or replacement, you’ll need to demonstrate the following:

  • You own or lease your boat.
  • That the defect on your boat is a material defect that impacts the use, value, or safety of your watercraft.
  • That your boat or watercraft is under warranty.
  • That your boat has been brought in for repairs multiple times and has spent significant time being repaired (be sure to keep all records of your repairs and repair costs).
  • The defect persists after your repair attempts.
  • That the boat’s defects were not caused due to your inability to maintain your boat as outlined in your warranty.
  • Your boat’s defects were not caused by an accident or by your own failure to maintain the boat properly.

Remember, proof is important! And the more proof you have, the more we can help you quickly resolve the issue and get you a deserved refund. If the manufacturer fights your lemon claim, you may wish to speak with a California boat lemon law lawyer about the next steps you should take in initiating legal action.

Consulting Expert Lawyers – My Lemon Law Lawyer

It’s important to understand the legal requirements associated with lemon law claims as they relate to boats and watercrafts specifically. That is why My Lemon Law Lawyer is here to help you understand your rights and guide you through the process. Understanding these laws as they apply to boats and watercraft can help you to determine whether you have a valid claim and what you can expect moving forward.

Zero Fee Guarantee – No Up-front Fees

If you contact our law offices today, we can guide you through the complicated process of filing your claim completely free of charge. As a sign of this commitment to you and your case, we offer our clients the benefits of a zero fee guarantee policy. Under this policy, no client pays for our services until their case is won. If you need a second opinion, case reviews and second opinions are also free under this policy. Please feel free to give us a call and we can guide you down the path to receiving proper compensation for your damages. A qualified attorney with experience in Lemon Law cases will be able to take your call.


Our law firm offers peace of mind to all of our clients. With our zero fee guarantee we want our customers to feel comfortable. You shouldn’t have to worry about paying fees up front. My Lemon Law Lawyer strictly contingency based which means you are not expected to pay us until our experienced Lemon Law Lawyers attorneys win your case. You will only pay once you receive all the compensation you deserve. Contact My Lemon Law Lawyer today. We will make sure you are properly and professionally represented and receive the compensation you deserve.

Free Second Opinions

Our firm will not treat you like just another number. We will maintain communication with you throughout your claim and treat you like family. So, if you already have an attorney, don’t worry, we’ll give you a second review of your case 100% free. Call us today to speak with an experienced Lemon Law attorney and ease your worries right away.

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