Pacific NW Offshore Yacht Race 2021
Waiver and Release 2021
THIS DOCUMENT HAS IMPORTANT LEGAL CONSEQUENCES. YOU SHOULD GET APPROPRIATE LEGAL OR OTHER ADVICE BEFORE SIGNING IT.
1. My crew and I recognize that sailing is an activity that has an inherent risk of damage and injury associated with it. We have read Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 4, Decision to Race and hereby acknowledge and agree that we are participating in this event, 2021 Pacific NW Offshore Yacht Race, entirely at our own risk.
2. I acknowledge and agree that neither the organizing authority, the Corinthian Yacht Club of Portland, nor the race committee, nor their members, will be responsible for (a) any damage to the entered boat or my other property, or (b) any injury to myself or my crew, including death, sustained as a result of the participation of myself, my crew and the boat in this event.
3. I hereby waive any rights I may have to sue the race organizers (organizing authority, race committee, protest committee, host club, sponsors, or any other organization or official) with respect to personal injury or property damage suffered by myself or my crew as a result of our participation in this event and hereby release the race organizers from any liability for such injury or damage to the fullest extent permitted by law.
4. I have taken all necessary steps to ensure that myself, my crew and the entered boat are adequately prepared for all possible contingencies, including appropriate safety equipment as may be required by law or that a prudent seaman would consider advisable.
5. I understand this document has important legal consequences and have consulted such legal and other advisors as I deem appropriate before signing.
Skipper’s Signature (Person in charge of the Sailboat during the race.)
Owner’s Signature (If Skipper is not the owner of the sailboat.)
Name of Sailing Vessel
Parent / Guardian Waiver for Minors (Under 18 years old)
The undersigned parent and natural guardian does hereby represent that he/she is, in fact, acting in such capacity, has consented to his/her child or ward’s participation in the 2020 Pacific NW Offshore International Yacht Race (Offshore), and has agreed individually and on behalf of the child or ward, to the terms of the Crew Waiver and Release of Liability set forth above. On behalf of the minor and the undersigned parents or legal guardian, the parent or guardian further agrees to release and waive any and all claims, demands, cause of action and judgments against CYC, its officers, directors, members, employees, volunteers, and agents, and any one or more of them, their successors, executors, administrators, heirs and assigns against CYC related in any way to my child or ward’s participation in the Offshore race and all related activities.
Parent or Guardian’s Signature (If Skipper/Owner is a minor.)
(End of Skipper/Owner Waiver)