THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS A RELEASE AND WAIVER – READ FIRST RELEASE, WAIVER AND RETENTION OF RIGHTS AGREEMENT IN CONSIDERATION OF acceptance of my entry and of the substantial volunteer efforts of the directors, members, employees, representatives and associated volunteers for Lake Lanier Sailing Club and Lake Lanier Junior Sailing Program (the “Hosts”), THE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY 1. WAIVES AND RELEASES ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, INCLUDING THOSE OF NEGLIGENCE OR EQUIVALENT CONDUCT WHICH I MAY HAVE AGAINST THE HOSTS, ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, ASSOCIATED VOLUNTEERS AND (if applicable) the UNITED STATES SAILING ASSOCIATION (“US SAILING”) RESULTING FROM MY PARTICIPATING IN THE LAKE LANIER JUNIOR SAILING WEEK (the "Event") AND ALL ACTIONS RELATED THERETO. 2. Acknowledges my responsibilities in participating in this event, for my decisions to start or continue to sail/race in the Event and to make certain that my boat, equipment and crew are seaworthy for the conditions which may be encountered during my participation. 3. Specifically waives any statute, by incorporating its reference and citation herein, which may require such inclusion and reference in order to effect these provisions. If any provision of the agreement is not enforceable, such determination shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this agreement. This agreement shall be construed and enforced under the laws of the state of Georgia.4. I grant permission to Lake Lanier Sailing Club to use photographs taken of me for its publications such as newsletters, brochures and electronic versions of the media. I hereby waive the right to inspect the finished product.