Hovie SUP products are manufactured to the highest quality and safety standards in the industry. However, the sport of stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and surfing is inherently dangerous and involves risk and injury or death. The user assumes all risks associated with the use of equipment and water sports generally. To avoid the risk of injury or death, use the equipment only for its intended purpose. Hovie SUP recommends that the user comply with all Federal, State and local laws and regulations, wear a USCG approved PFD, life vest, and be of sound physical and mental condition prior to use. Always check the weather conditions as severe weather or water conditions will affect your ability to return to safety. Never use at night. This product is not a safety device, use at your own risk and within your skill level. Water sports are extremely dangerous, therefore, proceed with caution. Inspect your product before each use; do not use if damaged. Hovie SUP assumes no responsibility for any and all injuries caused by or resulting from the use of this product.