WAIVER OF AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. I,__________________________ fully understand and acknowledge that: (a) risks and dangers exist in my use of sailing equipment and my participation in sailing activities, classes, or instruction; (b) my participation in such activities and/or use of such equipment may result in injury or illness including, but not limited to: bodily injury, disease, strains, fractures, partial and/or total paralysis, death or other ailments that could cause serious disability; (c) these risks and dangers may be caused by the negligence of the owners, employees, officers, agents or club members of the Sailfish Club of Florida and the Palm Beach Sailing Club, Inc. I hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibilities for any losses and/or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or conduct of the owners, employees, officers, agents, or club members of the Sailfish Club of Florida and the Palm Beach Sailing Club, Inc.
I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, and discharge the Sailfish Club of Florida and the Palm Beach Sailing Club, Inc. and its owners, employees, officers, agents, or club members from any and all claims, suits, or causes of action for bodily injury, negligence, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services, or otherwise which may arise out of my participation in the 2018 RS Aero Midwinters.
In consideration of your accepting my application to participate in the above event, I hereby waive, release and discharge any and all claims for death, personal injury or property damage which I may have, or which may subsequently accrue to me or my crew, as a result of my participation in yacht racing. This release is intended to release the promoters, sponsors, the Sailfish Club of Florida and the Palm Beach Sailing Club, the officials, any involved municipalities and other public entities from and against any and all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my participation in yacht or sailboat racing, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities mentioned above. I further understand that serious accidents occasionally occur during yacht or sailboat racing and that participants in yacht or sailboat racing occasionally sustain mortal or serious personal injuries, and/or property damage, as a consequence thereof. I knowingly assume the risks of yacht or sailboat racing and release all of the persons or entities mentioned above whom might otherwise be liable to me or to my heirs or assigns for damages. I agree to abide by the rules, regulations, and sailing instructions of the Sailfish Club of Florida and the Palm Beach Sailing Club, the NOR for this regatta/event and the United States Sailing Association.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND/OR RELEASE AND BY SIGNING IT AGREE IT IS MY INTENTION TO EXEMPT AND RELIEVE SAILFISH CLUB OF FLORIDA AND PALM BEACH SAILING CLUB, INC., AND/OR ITS OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, AGENTS AND CLUB MEMBERS FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY LIABILITY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.
Signed This __________ Day of ______________, 20____
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