Last updated: 10 February 2023

1. Introduction

This Returns Policy (Returns Policy) applies to all purchases from YBS Youngbloods Pty Ltd (YBS or us) and is incorporated by reference into our Terms and Conditions (Terms).

2. Change of Mind Returns

2.1 We want you to be happy with your online purchase. If you change your mind for any reason, we’ll gladly accept a return of any full priced item (except spear guns and sale items), subject to the following conditions:

(a) you comply and have complied with all of our Terms including those additional conditions specified for specific products set out in this Returns Policy;

(b) the item(s) are returned in accordance with clause 6 within 30 days of purchase together with original proof of purchase (we suggest all items are tried on as soon as possible to ensure you are able to return items within the 30-day timeframe);

(c) the item(s) are returned in their original condition, unworn, unaltered and unwashed with their original protective bag or case with all original packaging or tags attached and where the products seal is not broken or tampered; and

(d) that you agree to comply with all steps to process the return as advised by us, including bearing the cost of shipping the Goods to us if applicable.

2.2 Sale, discounted, and special order items are Final Sale Items and are not eligible for refund, exchange, or store credit for a change of mind, unless faulty.

2.3 If your item is faulty, please contact us for a refund at

3. Faulty Goods

3.1 In the event that the Goods are faulty, damaged or broken, contact us at within a reasonable time of your purchase with the following details:

(a) Order number;

(b) Photo of the faulty Goods and a description of the fault(s); and

(c) Proof of purchase in the form of your confirmation email or original tax invoice must accompany your request.

3.2 We reserve the right to require you to post the faulty Good to us for assessment as a faulty good (at your cost initially, with this cost being reimbursed to you if the Good is deemed to be faulty by us upon assessment).

3.3 We can assist you with a replacement, repair, refund or store credit, provided that upon assessment by us:

(a) the Good is considered damaged, broken or faulty or in breach of Australian Consumer Law; or

(b) the Good varies significantly to the description and/or images on the Sites; or

(c) the Good delivered is not the item that was ordered; or

(d) the Good is otherwise in breach of Australian Consumer Law.

3.4 If you were informed that the items were faulty at the time of the purchase, you will not be eligible to a return for the disclosed fault.

3.5 We reserve the right not to accept a return where the fault occurs due to a customers misuse, neglect or reasonable wear and tear. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any defect or damage to the Goods which may be caused or partly caused by or arise as a result of:

(e) your failure to properly maintain or store the Goods;

(f) your use of the Goods for any purpose other than that for which they were designed; your failure to follow any instructions or guidelines provided by us, including any care instructions; or

(g) fair wear and tear, any accident, or act of God.

4. YBS/SAFESTYLE Sunglasses

4.1 All protective eyewear supplied by SafeStyle Pty Ltd (SAFESTYLE®) is constructed of polycarbonate frames and polycarbonate lens. Each component of SAFESTYLE® sunglasses is individually quality checked before being packaged and sold. Whilst polycarbonate is the most scratch resistant lens material available for protective eyewear, it is not scratch proof. 

4.1 All YBS/SAFESTYLE non-prescription protective eyewear includes a warranty as set out in our Warranty Terms. These Warranty Terms are in addition to your rights under the Australian Consumer Law.

5. Swimwear

5.1 Please try on items wearing undergarments. If you wish to return an item, the tags and protective hygiene strip must remain in place and the item will not be accepted if either of these have been removed or altered, or if the item shows signs of wear.

6. Wetsuits and Diving Gloves

6.1 Wetsuits and Diving Gloves must have all tags in place for a refund to be possible. We will accept your return wetsuit provided that the product is returned in like new condition.

6.2 Returns must be received without any damage or tears within 30-days from the date the product was shipped to you.

6.3 Please remember to be careful when trying on the wetsuit, as we are not able to accept returns that have been damaged.  Be careful not to put your fingernails on the inside of the suit, as this could cause small fingernail tears. When grabbing the suit, be sure to grab only the lined exterior with your fingers.

6.4 Please return the wetsuit in its original packaging and box. If the wetsuit is returned damp, crumpled or creased we will not be able to refund.

6.5 The following recommendations should be noted in relation to use of your wetsuit:

(a) DO fit your wet suit after your skin and wet suits are wet. Friendly lubricants can be used as an aid such as baby shampoo;

(b) DO After every use you can rinse your suit well with fresh water after every use;

(c) DO hang your suit to dry in the shade;

(d) DO store your suit away undercover, away from harsh elements;

(e) Avoid having hard contact with sharp reefs or structures that can damage your suit if possible;

(f) Take care when fitting and removing your wet suits, your fingers and nails can penetrate the suit and put extreme stress on the stitching and seams;

(g) DO NOT store wet;

(h) DO NOT apply considerable grip and force to pull a suit over your legs, arms and body. The seams will separate, and grip marks will be embedded in the suit;

(i) DO NOT leave in your car where it can be cooked, these suits can degrade quickly with extreme heat in-particular a locked vehicle in summer;

(j) Avoid chloride, spas, bleaches or chemicals as it does not comply well with the wetsuit material; and

(k) Avoid contact with diving knifes, spear tips and other sharp objects during storage or on deck while travelling as they can pierce your suit.

7. How do I return an item?

7.1 Please email us at and we can direct you with an address.

7.2 On the receipt of the returned items, we will do a quick review and once cleared, you will receive a refund for the purchase price (excluding original shipping cost) directly to the original method of payment used for purchase.

7.3 We do our best to process refunds as soon as they are received but please allow up to 5 to 10 business days for returns to be processed. You will receive email notification of the status of your refund once finalised.

7.4 Sorry, we do not refund initial shipping charges for items returned, other than for faulty items. YBS Youngbloods is not liable for the loss of garments being returned. We recommend using a traceable delivery method and taking note of your tracking number.

8. Do I have to pay for shipping the return?

8.1 Subject to our obligations under the Australian Consumer Law or similar legislation, for any return you will be responsible for shipping and handling charges to return any unwanted items.

8.2 If the package does not reach us safely, we will not be able to complete the refund. You acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable for missing deliveries of returned Goods.

8.3 We encourage you to return your Goods via registered or traceable postal services as return parcels remain your responsibility until received by us and to retain proof of postage until you have received confirmation that your return has been processed.

9. What if my item is faulty?

9.1 We’re sorry if an item you have received is not in perfect condition. Please follow the returns process in clause 3 .

9.2 We will meet our obligations under the Australian Consumer Law or similar legislation which may include replacing the item if the stock is available or giving you a refund upon receiving your faulty item back.

9.3 Our Customers are very important to us and we want them to be happy with their purchases from us.

10. What If I Receive an Incorrect Item?

10.1 If you have received an item you did not order or are missing an item you ordered, please email us at so we can get your order sorted as soon as possible.

11. Can I exchange an Item?

Due to the limited and quickly changing numbers of stock we have online, we do not offer exchanges on any items. If you would like a different size or item, we recommend purchasing the new item and following the returns process for a refund.

12. Consumer Guarantees

12.1 This Returns Policy is not intended to replace or exclude any rights available to you under the Australian Consumer Law.

12.2 If you believe an item purchased from us is faulty, you may have rights under Australian Consumer Law. Where there is a major failure with the item you may choose a refund, exchange or repair and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the item repaired or replaced if the item fails to be of acceptable quality and this failure does not amount to a major failure. Where an item is damaged through misuse, we cannot provide a refund, exchange or repair.

12.3 Certain legislation including the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) in the Consumer and Competition Act 2010 (Cth), and similar consumer protection laws and regulations may confer you with rights, warranties, guarantees and remedies relating to the provision of goods or services to you by us which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Our liability is governed solely by the ACL, this policy and any terms and conditions specified on our Website.

13. Amendment

Due to the limited and quickly changing numbers of stock we have online, we do not offer exchanges on any items. If you would like a different size or item, we recommend purchasing the new item and following the returns process for a refund.