CHARLESTON OCEAN RACING ASSOCIATION 2019 CAPTAIN’S RESPONSIBILITY
Competitors participate entirely at their own risk. CORA bears no responsibility for accidents, damage or injuries to yachts or their personnel arising from any cause during these races or related activities. By participating in CORA events, each competitor agrees to release the race organizers from any and all liability associated with such competitor’s participation in this event to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The Captain or vessel owner shall maintain insurance on the vessel that includes protection & indemnity coverage, that is, third-party bodily injury and property damage liability coverage. The limit of such coverage may be no less than $100,000 and the Captain shall be prepared to produce evidence of such coverage, on request by any CORA officer. Racing in a CORA event without such coverage is prohibited and it is the express intent of CORA that compliance be ensured by the Captain irrespective of whether the Captain owns the vessel.
CERTIFICATION AND WAIVER
I hereby certify that I have read the above en0tled CAPTAIN’S RESPONSIBILITY as well as the US Sailing Safety Equipment Requirements and that the yacht shall conform to all safety requirements as stipulated in the 2019
CORA Skippers Guide (Section 16) and individual race Sailing Instructions.
I hereby agree that neither I nor any of my crew shall hold CORA nor any of its officers, governors or committee members responsible for accidents, damage or injuries during the races or related activities. No crew member will be aboard my boat who has not consented to this waiver in his or her behalf.
Nothing herein shall waive any claim, which my crewmembers or I may have against any officer or member of CORA acting in his or her individual capacity as a participant in the races as a captain or crewmember competing in these races.