Ordering INformation

The information on this page applies only to publications purchased directly from Rushing Marine Service, L.L.C.

Shipping and Handling Policy

We only ship our publications to the USA (and its domestic territories) and Canada. Purchases of up to four Handbooks will normally be shipped via U.S. Postal Service. Purchases of five or more Handbooks will be shipped via U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail, UPS Ground or FedEx Ground, at our discretion.

If you require special handling or a specific carrier, please contact us in advance for a shipping quote.

Shipping can be charged to your UPS or FedEx account, if requested. Please note that handling charges may still apply.

Return Policy

Publications are returnable within 30 days from the shipping date. A full refund of the actual purchase price (excluding shipping and handling) will be made. You are responsible for any and all damage to publications during return shipping to Rushing Marine. You are advised to to pack the copies carefully and to purchase supplemental insurance if adequate insurance is not included in the shipping fee.

Returned publications must be in "as new" condition. There are no restocking fees.

Please contact us for return authorization.

Exchange Policy

Exchanges are available for the same item, or for one of our other publications, within 30 days from the shipping date. You are responsible for all shipping and handling, unless the exchange is the result of damage or an error caused by us. You are responsible for any and all damage to publications during return shipping to Rushing Marine. You are advised to pack the copies carefully and to purchase supplemental insurance if adequate insurance is not included in the shipping fee.

Publications must be returned to Rushing Marine in "as new" condition. There are no restocking fees.

If the exchange is the result of damage or an error caused by us, a replacement will be shipped at no cost to the purchaser.

Please contact us for return authorization.

Subsequent Edition Policy

Our publications are updated as the regulations are updated. We periodically issue subsequent editions when regulation changes are numerous, or when changes have a significant impact on operations.

Publications purchased within one month prior to the subsequent edition publication date will be replaced with a new edition, at no cost to the purchaser.

Rushing Marine only stocks current editions of our publications, and back editions are not available for purchase.

Resellers, please see our Reseller Subsequent Edition Policy.

Reseller Discounts

Reseller discounts are available to resellers. Please contact us for more information.

Reseller Subsequent Edition Policy

At the reseller's option, publications purchased within six months prior to the subsequent edition publication date will be replaced with a new edition. Resellers are responsible for all shipping and handling costs.

If there is a difference in price from the old edition to the new edition, the reseller will be invoiced for the difference.

Old editions must be returned in "as new" condition, at the reseller's expense. You are responsible for any and all damage to publications during return shipping to Rushing Marine. You are advised to pack the copies carefully and to purchase supplemental insurance if adequate insurance is not included in the shipping fee.

Rushing Marine only stocks current editions of our publications, and back editions are not available for purchase.

As New Condition

In all cases, Rushing Marine reserves the sole right to determine what constitutes “as new” condition, and to deny refunds, or issue partial refunds for returned publications which are not deemed (in Rushing Marine's sole judgment) to be in “as new” condition.

No C.O.D. or postage-due returns will be accepted.