WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Waterford Yacht Club Regatta
Freeport Race/Cruise 3/30/18-4/01/18
Racing rules are in accordance with the 2016-19 Racing Rules of Sailing. Copies of the rules are available at US SAILING headquarters or Waterford Yacht Club.
Skipper / Owner / Charter of the yacht accept full responsibility for the conduct of each member of my crew and guests during the events sponsored by the Waterford Yacht Club and Waterford Marina. I acknowledge that I have the sole responsibility for the safety of the crew and my yacht.
The Waterford Yacht Club or Waterford Marina is in no way to be held responsible for accidents, damage or injury to property or to yachts, crew, or guests arising from any cause during or related to any race activities. Weather and sea conditions must be evaluated by each skipper and crew and each participant is responsibility for determining whether it is safe for him to participate. The responsibility for wearing a life jacket rests upon the skipper and crew. If assistance is provided by committee vessels and personnel, it is at the risk of the participants.
I hereby agree to all of the conditions for these events and shall inform each member of my crew of these conditions. I hereby warrant that my yacht will be outfitted, equipped and handled in accordance with these conditions; that she will have all required equipment aboard; that she is seaworthy in hull; rig and gear; that the vessel will be competently manned. I agree that the rating with my entry, as filed with the committee, will be the applicable rating for my yacht at the time of the start of the race.
In consideration of your accepting my entry for events sponsored by the Waterford Yacht Club and Waterford Marina; I do for myself, my executors, my administrators and assigns waive and release any and all claims that I may have against the Waterford Yacht Club and Waterford Marina, their officers, directors, members, committee members, race committees, volunteers, employees, and agents, or any one or more of them or their executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors or any of them arising out of my participation or that of my yacht in the activities,
including pre-start and post finish operations and shore activities that may be incurred as a result of any such claim whether valid or not, and I do hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of them against any such claims that any person, member of my crew or one of my guest or their executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, and assigns of any of them may have or assert together with any costs and expenses including attorneys fees with respect thereto.
By selecting "yes" below, I indicate my intent to affix my electronic signature to this Waiver and Liability Release.