In consideration of, and as a condition of my VOLUNTARY participation in any race or related activity hosted, sponsored, or otherwise undertaken by Lake Canyon Yacht Club (“LCYC”), I, ON BEHALF OF MYSELF, MY HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND NEXT OF KIN (COLLECTIVELY “I” OR “ME”) hereby KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY FOREVER waive RELEASE AND DISCHARGE LCYC, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS AND VOLUNTEERS (COLLECTIVELY “lcyc”) FROM any and all claims, DEMANDS, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, RIGHTS OF ACTION AND LIABILITIES of any kind arising from or relating to my participation in the race and all activities relating thereto. I hereby acknowledge and agree that the safety of the yacht or vessel utilized in the race and related activities and her crew, and the decision to use the yacht or vessel in the race, or in support of the race or any activity related to the race, is the responsibility of the skipper and/or crew alone and not that of LCYC or any person directing, undertaking or assisting in the conduct of the race or activity. I further acknowledge that sailing can be an inherently dangerous sport. I HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY AGREE TO FOREVER RELEASE, DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE LCYC FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR ACTION BASED ON, RELATED TO, OR IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR OTHER DAMAGES, EXPENSES AND/OR ATTORNEY’S FEES, WHETHER KNOWN, ANTICIPATED OR UNANTICIPATED, WHICH ARE SUSTAINED OR ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN SUSTAINED BY ME AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN ANY LCYC RACE AND ALL ACTIVITIES RELATING THERETO. SUCH RELEASE, DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY ALLEGED LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR ACTION ARISES FROM OR WAS CAUSED, OR IS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY ANY NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FAULT, ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY RELEASED PARTY OR ENTITY. IT IS MY INTENT THAT THIS RELEASE OPERATE TO FULLY AND FINALLY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND ACQUIT ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT I MAY HAVE (OR MAY ALLEGE TO HAVE) AGAINST ANY RELEASED PARTY OR ENTITY BASED ON, ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO OR ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY LCYC RACE AND ALL ACTIVITIES RELATING THERETO.
I hereby give my consent for LCYC to use photographs and likenesses of me and my boat in its publications, including its website.
I expressly represent that I have proper and adequate authority to execute this Release and Waiver of Liability. By signing below I certify that I have read, fully understand and agree to this Crew Release and Waiver.