As noted... there are a lot
of considerations when becoming a dealer.
Thats a nice policy. I spend a crap load of money on a cat and move to a new location and i need to say a pray he will do my warranty work?
That is not Hobie Cat policy... The Factory encourages all dealers to provide service and would not deny warranty because of a move or internet sale.
What is the bigger issue ... and the point of my comment which was related to a question about kayak purchases via the internet ... is about internet sales... where a consumer buys at a discount from a distant supplier and then thinks they can demand support from a local re-seller. That is a reality check. We do not have factory owned stores. As I said... most would do it as a service, being good business people and try to earn your business.